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Go Change the world

 

Do you feel the tug on your heartstrings to go to Africa? Are you willing to step out of the comforts of the United States?

Are you ready to be stretched and experience things you never imagined? 

If so, here are a few things you'll need to know about GOYA Trips to get you started!

 -Team members must be at least 18 or be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
 -Team members must raise their own support.
 -You must either have a valid and up to date passport or have started the process of getting one. 
 -The cost of trips will vary with the season and airline prices, but *usually* average around $2,500.




Upcoming Trips

Click on a trip for more information.

Community Development Team - FULL

March 2018

*The 2018 community development team is now full*

 

TRIP DATES

March 21-31, 2018 

 

PURPOSE

This team will have an agricultural focus with project work that may include planting crops, irrigation, or working with construction for livestock. Team members will have the opportunity to build relationships as they will work alongside the high school students and teachers at the REM school in Ngong, Kenya.

 

TRIP Co-LEADER

Mitch Cogswell

 

WHO IS THIS TRIP FOR?

Members of Eastview Christian Church.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING

During team meetings leading up to the trip, there will be training materials offered to cover everything you need to know about traveling abroad. Not only will your team cover what you should bring on your trip, you will discuss what it means to interact with others from another culture. 

 

APPLY TODAY!

Apply today to join this team. 

Trip Ap plicaton

 

Mail to: Eastview Christian Church

             1500 Airport Rd
             Normal, IL 61761

 

TEAM DOCUMENTS

These are documents that will need to be filled out by each team member after your team has met for the first time.

Code of Conduct

Medical Release

Liability Release

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Check back to this page for updated important dates regarding your trip.

  • September 28, 2017 - Trip applications are due
     

Questions?

If you are interested in going on this trip but have questions or would like more information, email Sarah Oehler at SOehler@eastview.church. 

 

COME WITH US!

Come help us work towards food sustainability through our Ag Projects!

Medical Team - FULL

June 2018

*The 2018 Medical Team is now full*

 

TRIP DATES

June 15-25, 2018 

 

PURPOSE

This team will host medical clinics for the REM students and faculty as well as the surrounding local communities.

 

TRIP LEADER

Sandi Knapp

 

TRIP Co-LEADER

Shannon Anderson

 

WHO IS THIS TRIP FOR?

Members of Eastview Christian Church.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING

During team meetings leading up to the trip, there will be training materials offered to cover everything you need to know about traveling abroad. Not only will your team cover what you should bring on your trip, you will discuss what it means to interact with others from another culture. 

 

APPLY TODAY!

Apply today to join this team. 

Trip Application

 

Mail to: Eastview Christian Church

             1500 Airport Rd
             Normal, IL 61761

 

TEAM DOCUMENTS

These are documents that will need to be filled out by each team member after your team has met for the first time.

Code of Conduct

Medical Release

Liability Release

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Check back to this page for updated important dates regarding your trip.

  • December 10, 2017 - Trip applications are due
     

Questions?

If you are interested in going on this trip but have questions or would like more information, email Sarah Oehler at SOehler@eastview.church. 

 

COME WITH US!

Come help us minister to the physical and spiritual needs of our brothers and sisters in Kenya through our Medical Clinics!

Next Generation

July 2018

TRIP DATES

July 6-16, 2018 

 

PURPOSE

This team will provide a week of sports camp, children's activities, and discpleship lessions for the students at the REM Schools. Students, families and individuals who have a heart for children would be great additions to this team! 

 

TRIP LEADER

Mike Bammann

 

TRIP Co-LEADER

thad houseman

 

WHO IS THIS TRIP FOR?

Members of Eastview Christian Church.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING

During team meetings leading up to the trip, there will be training materials offered to cover everything you need to know about traveling abroad. Not only will your team cover what you should bring on your trip, you will discuss what it means to interact with others from another culture. 

 

APPLY TODAY!

Apply today to join this team. 

Trip Application

 

Mail to: Eastview Christian Church

             1500 Airport Rd
             Normal, IL 61761

 

TEAM DOCUMENTS

These are documents that will need to be filled out by each team member after your team has met for the first time.

Code of Conduct

Medical Release

Liability Release

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Check back to this page for updated important dates regarding your trip.

  • January 15, 2018 - Trip applications are due
     

Questions?

If you are interested in going on this trip but have questions or would like more information, email Sarah Oehler at SOehler@eastview.church. 

 

COME WITH US!

Come help us minister in a unique way with our Sports Outreach!

Leadership Development Team

July 2018

TRIP DATES

July 20 - 30, 2018 

 

PURPOSE

This team will be providing training to the teachers of the REM Schools. We are seeking a wide range of educators who desire to come alongside our global partners in Kenya for the purpose of providing the teachers with educational training and spiritual guidance. We seek teachers, professors, counselors, support staff, tech-related personnel, administrators, adult learning specialists, therapists, or pastors and lay staff comfortable with guiding spiritual formation sessions. If you love to teach, this is the team for you! 

 

TRIP LEADER

Terry Keith

 

TRIP LEADER

Kevin Thompson

 

WHO IS THIS TRIP FOR?

Members of Eastview Christian Church.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING

During team meetings leading up to the trip, there will be training materials offered to cover everything you need to know about traveling abroad. Not only will your team cover what you should bring on your trip, you will discuss what it means to interact with others from another culture. 

APPLY TODAY!

Apply today to join this team. 

Trip Applicatio n

 

Mail to: Eastview Christian Church

             1500 Airport Rd
             Normal, IL 61761

 

TEAM DOCUMENTS

These are documents that will need to be filled out by each team member after your team has met for the first time.

Code of Conduct

Medical Release

Liability Release

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Check back to this page for updated important dates regarding your trip.

  • January 15, 2018 - Trip applications are due
     

COME WITH US!

Come help lead our teachers to greater success!

Leadership Development Team

October 2018

TRIP DATES

Exact dates TBD

 

PURPOSE

This team will be hosting retreats for the men and women of our global partner church as well as for area Kenyan pastors. 

 

TRIP LEADERs

TBD

 

WHO IS THIS TRIP FOR?

Members of Eastview Christian Church.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BRING

During team meetings leading up to the trip, there will be training materials offered to cover everything you need to know about traveling abroad. Not only will your team cover what you should bring on your trip, you will discuss what it means to interact with others from another culture. 

APPLY TODAY!

Apply today to join this team. 

Trip Applicatio n

 

Mail to: Eastview Christian Church

             1500 Airport Rd
             Normal, IL 61761

 

TEAM DOCUMENTS

These are documents that will need to be filled out by each team member after your team has met for the first time.

Code of Conduct

Medical Release

Liability Release

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Check back to this page for updated important dates regarding your trip.

  • January 15, 2018 - Trip applications and a 10% deposit are due
     

COME WITH US!

Come help speak into the lives of the men and women of Kenya!

I want to serve in Kenya

Currently, trips are limited to members of Eastview Christian Church. If you do not attend Eastview but are interested in joining us, we encourage you to contact your church leaders about partnering with GOYA.