Mission Trips

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2020 Mission Trip Update

While the annual Sierra Service Project is still being planned, any youth from our church are welcome to attend and should contact Mark at mark@westminsac.org if interested in joining. There is a $65.00 deposit for the trip.

Mark is also looking for adult volunteers to accompany the youth as Adult Counselors and to drive the vans.

 

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WPC Sends Two Youths To Triennium 2019

Walker Daniel and Jack Nordman attended Triennium at Purdue University, West Lafayette, this year from July 16-20, 2019. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Presbytery Youth Triennium. It is a gathering of high school age youth from the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church that occurs every three years. 

The youth joined other members of our local Presbytery, as well as other youth from across the USA, Canada and other countries.

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2019 Youth Mission Trip dates & location announced

Calling all middle & high school students! Join us for the annual youth mission trip with Sierra Service Project. Next year, we’ll be returning to Smith River, CA, June 30-July 6. If you are interested, e-mail mark@westminsac.org so we can keep you in the loop on registration, fundraisers, and other trip news. Adult chaperones also needed—the more we have, the more youth can go!

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2018 mission trip slideshow

Westminster’s middle and high school youth traveled to Chiloquin, OR for a week-long service project. They partnered with Sierra Service Project (SSP).

Watch the video on Youtube!

Mission trip 2016
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Combined middle and high school trip highlights Summer 2017

Westminster is thrilled to be attending a week long service project July 30- Aug. 5 to Smith River CA. This will be a combined middle and high school youth mission trip. These are always wonderful opportunities to grow as individuals and as a group.

They group will be traveling July 30 through Aug. 5 and will be staying in California, helping communities repair deteriorated infrastructure, painting and restoring gardens. For more information about this trip visit the Sierra Service project website.

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Summer means Mission trips for Westminster’s Youth in June and July 2016

Youth from Westminster will be travelling to Chiloquin, OR, this summer to work on Indian Reservations with Sierra Service Project and to San Diego 

“…Preparing God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up.” – Eph 4:12                                                                            

The Sacramento delegation
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JULY 2016 Youth Triennium

The Presbyterian Youth Triennium 2016 took place at Purdue University in July. This is a world-wide Presbyterian Church Event for youth. The three Westminster participants spent their time engaging in activities that will connect them with growing faith, studies, presentations, and mission experiences. They met new people and grew stronger in their faith walk.  

If you are in high school and would like more information about future Trienniums, please contact: Diana@westminsac.org for more details.

 

The Senior High getting ready for the long haul to Chiloquin, Oregon to serve on mission in July 2015.
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Youth Summer Service Project 2015
"Let the Spirit Take You There"

Westminster’s young people and their adult counselors from Westminster participated in a mission trips to Stockton, CA, and to Chiloquin, OR through Sierra Service Project.  SSP  arranges for youth groups, from all over the country to volunteer on Native American reservations.The group made home repairs, re-roofed, built wheel chair ramps and porches, painted houses inside and out, and weatherized homes. In the evenings they explored the culture of the community in which they served, studied, and worshiped with throughout the week.  

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Nicaragua 2014

This summer eight of Westminster’s Youth served in Nicaragua with Sierra Service Project and Seeds of Learning.  Our youth had hands on experience with the local Nicaraguan communities.  Seeds of Learning has a year-round presence in two rural regions near the capital of Managua.  Volunteer teams work alongside community members on school improvements and construction projects.

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