Mission Opportunities

The basic command of the Great Commission is to make disciples of all the nations. That is the passion and goal of missions at Sevier Heights. Below is a list of our current missions projects. If you are interested in being a part of any of these opportunities, please fill out the information at the link below.

January 2017

Kenya 

When: January 25 – February 9

Cost: $3,500

Maasai live a shepherding life in the remote African bush country of Kenya and Tanzania. Their society is very patriarchal. In partnership with Calvary Road Ministries, the evangelism project will be a team of men camping in tents and, through translators, using the Story Cloth to tell them of God’s love for man.

February 2017

No project currently planned for February 2017

March 2017

Dominican Republic

When: March 30 – April 4

Cost: $1,600

The purpose of this trip is three-fold. We will be working with women from the community of Carrera de Palma helping teach more advanced sewing skills. We will also spend time studying God’s word with the ladies and youth in the community. If you like to sew, or you enjoy ministering through bible studies and crafts you have a purpose on this trip.

*with One Vision International

April 2017

Brazil

When: April 20 – April 29

Cost: $2,700

We are looking for medical professionals, including: doctors, nurses, dentists, PA’s, etc. to travel to Northern Brazil. We will host four separate medical clinics in local churches. While meeting immediate physical needs, we will also help introduce people to their local Baptist church.

*with One Vision International

May 2017

Dominican Republic

When: May 10 – May 16

Cost: $1,600

Are you a young adult involved in The Walk? This is an opportunity to go and engage in discipleship and share Jesus with children and families through painting and community projects.

June 2017

Brazil

When: June 8 – June 17

Cost: $2,700

Second Baptist Luzilandia is focusing on discipling members within the church and growing their Children’s ministry in 2017. We are looking for individuals that are willing to serve in both areas. During the trip we will be working alongside Second Baptist to support, encourage, and help them grow.

*with One Vision International

Dominican Republic

When: June 22 – June 27

Cost: $1,600

Have you, or someone you know, ever played organized baseball? We are looking for skilled baseball players and or coaches who have a heart for evangelism and discipleship. If you grew up with baseball as a way of life, this is the trip for you!

July 2017

Eagle Butte, South Dakota

When: July 1 – July 9

Cost: TBD

A team from Sevier Heights will serve the Lokota Native Americans focusing on reaching the teenagers and children in the communities on the reservations through VBS. The project is a great opportunity to be a family project as well.

Middle East

When: July 3 – July 14

Cost: TBD

We need 5-6 physically strong guys and a few women who can tolerate working in extreme heat to aid in preparing a baseball field during an international baseball tournament in the Middle East. There will be six days of manual labor prepping the baseball fields. The team will be aiding a believer living in this country who is responsible for running the tournament.

Brazil

When: July 13 – July 22

Cost: $2,700

The word tells us to train up a child in the way he should go and he shall not depart from it. This is an opportunity to build relationships with children through teaching bible stories, playing games, and getting messy. Not only will we be teaching the children, but we will also spend time with Pastor Bertrand and his wife encouraging them and sharing new ideas of ways to grow their ministry.

*with One Vision International

Tanzania

When: July 19 – August 3

Cost: $3,500

The Maasai live a shepherding life in the remote African bush country of Tanzania. Their society is very patriarchal. In partnership with Calvary Road Ministries, this evangelism project will be a team of men camping in the bush and through translators will tell the Maasai of God’s Love for man.

Dominican Republic

When: July 23 – July 28

Cost: $1,600

This is a great first international mission trip to include the whole family. In fact, this trip is specifically geared towards family members serving together.  If you have a spouse, child, niece, or nephew that would want to join you on the mission field, then consider this trip to the Dominican Republic.

August 2017

Tanzania

When: August 9 – August 24

Cost: $3,500

This coed team’s primary goals will be to work in discipleship training with new Maasai believers, who trusted Christ through previous evangelism mission projects and to share the gospel with friends and families of those new believers.

Thailand

When: August 31 – September 10

Cost: $2,500

Seeking medical professionals including but not limited to doctors, nurses, physician’s assistants, nurse practitioners, physical therapists and pharmacists to serve in a mobile clinic in the remote areas of Thailand. We will be assisting IMB missionary Doug Derbyshire providing health care and evangelism.

September 2017

Boston, Massachusetts

When: To be determined

Cost: TBD

To be determined.

October 2017

No project currently planned for October

November 2017

No project currently planned for November

Dominican Republic

When: November 2 – November 7

Cost: $1,600

Many people in the Dominican Republic don’t have access to trained medical professionals. We believe in meeting immediate physical needs to earn the right to be heard and ultimately share the gospel. If you, or someone you know, is a trained medical professional you can help provide much needed care to men, women, and children in the Dominican Republic.

*with One Vision International

December 2017

Boston, Massachusetts

When: December 18 – December 22

Cost: TBD

To be determined. Will be for college students.

Year Round Opportunities

Here for Knoxville! Workdays

Cost: $0

This year the church will seek to demonstrate the love of Christ to Knoxville by serving our communities by meeting practical needs. Volunteers will serve our neighbors in various projects on three separate workdays through yard work, painting, construction, and other projects. Mark you calendar for March 4, July 22, and November 11.

Pray Missions

Cost: $0

God responds to the prayers of His people. We want prayer to fuel Missions at Sevier Heights. Will you serve as part of the Pray Missions Team? We offer three focused teams: Pray Knoxville, Pray Boston, and Pray for the World. You can serve praying through requests received by email, Groups and/or the monthly Prayer Card Ministry.

Appalachia Ministries

Cost: $0

Our Appalachia Ministries serves through our ongoing partnership with Mission of Hope to minister to students, families, and school staff at Elk Valley School in Pioneer, TN and Evarts Elementary in Evarts, KY. We minister through meeting physical and emotional needs of students and families in our adopted schools and sharing the gospel of Jesus.

Disaster Relief

Sevier Heights partners with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief to respond to disasters across the U.S. and around the world as a Disaster Ready Church and through Disaster Recovery. Contact the Missions Office for information about the training schedule.

Men’s Prison Softball Ministry

Cost: $300 for the 2017 Season

We minister to incarcerated men through playing softball at prisons in the Southeast. Whether you’re a player, a prayer or a witness – there is a spot for you.

March 22 – 26 – Florida
April 8  – Bell County, KY
May 4 – 7 – Alabama
July 21 –23 – Kentucky
August 19 – Mt. City, TN
September 8 – 10 – Kentucky
October 7 – Bell County, KY
November 1 – 5 – Florida

Men’s and Women’s Jail Ministry

Minister to meet the needs of incarcerated men and women in our local jails. Share the gospel of Jesus through songs, testimonies, preaching and teaching to give individuals the hope that is in Christ.

Interested in going on a mission trip?

You can fill out the mission trip application online!

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