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Short Term Missions

Short Term Missions

Short-term missions is a win-win for eternity. Participants typically return from the field with a deepened Christian commitment while their efforts complement long-term Alliance ministries and workers.

”Short-term missionaries proved long ago that they make a significant contribution to the cause of Christ,” — Peter N. Nanfelt, former C&MA president

Ministering to the least of these

Every year, thousands of Alliance people travel overseas to participate in short-term missions and connect with Alliance long-term missions efforts impacting overseas churches in dynamic ways!

From building churches and Bible schools to leading evangelistic services or providing technical computer support, the opportunities are limited only by your calling!

We can help you connect to any of the international ministries of The C&MA that are in need of short term mission teams.

Now what?

Envision, a ministry of the C&MA, identifies and develops missional leaders who innovate, establish, and strengthen communities of faith in key urban environments. Envision offers opportunities from trips, to internships, to leadership development, and more. All of these opportunities take place at at any one of our 22 Envision sites, from Bangkok to Miami, Spain to Guinea.

Envision Trips are short-term experiences for groups, running 7–10 days. Teams get the opportunity to serve alongside long-term international workers on viable projects in connection to and relationship with the local church. Participants get a chance to see God at work in the world, and get a taste of what it looks like to join Him.

Envision Internships are mid-term experiences for individuals, anywhere from six weeks to two years in length. Interns get the opportunity to serve under the leadership of our site coordinators, grow through mentoring and discipleship, learn a new culture, and explore if serving in urban or cross-cultural ministry is for them!

  • Cleveland, Ohio


    Join God at work in the urban center of Cleveland, OH, through ministry to refugees and immigrants, whether it’s community outreach, local church partnership, or teaching English.

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  • Dominican Republic Construction

    Dominican Republic

    From prayer ministry and VBS to construction projects, you can be a part of expanding God’s Kingdom in this Caribbean nation.

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  • Taiwan Coffee House


    From teaching English, to community living, you will have an opportunity to show Christ’s love to those you meet each day. Follow your call to be a witness to those in Taiwan.

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  • Playing with kids at the dump


    Be a part of the larger Church movement happening in Ecuador and Peru where forgotten, lost and thrown away people are being transformed by Christ’s love.

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  • Envision Trips

    Where would you like to go?

    Are you looking for something else? Your Envision team is ready to help you plan and go wherever God is leading you.

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