short-term mission


Looking for ideas for a short-term mission trip with your group? Below are some organizations who are looking for help and would appreciate your service! 

The following four organizations are experienced in leading mission trips that you may be interested in joining. Click on the name of the ministry to be taken directly to their website.

Keep scrolling to find other organizations and opportunities for group mission trips.

If your organization would like to host short-term groups, please contact Pearly David.


This Seventh-day Adventist boarding school serves Native American youth, and is located in Holbrook, AZ.




Exterior painting/siding

Finish work/carpentry

Drywall repair

Sidewalk repair

Spiritual meetings if coordinated with the pastor

Group Size:
Can accommodate groups of up to 50 people.
Lodging is in guest rooms and the dorm  rec rooms.  There are 50 twin mattresses for mission guests.  Food is provided in the cafeteria.

$15/day per person for meals and lodging, plus 50% or more of the material costs of your chosen project.


David Dickerson

928.524.6845 Ext. 225

La Vida Mission is a Seventh-day Adventist K-12 boarding school that provides Christian education to the Navajo people of northwest New Mexico.


1. Refurbish Clinic Bathroom

Flooring whirlpool shower, toilet, sink. Cost: $5,000

2. Expand Church Fellowship Hall

Remove wall, drywall, tape and texture, repair floor. Cost: $500

3. Repair/Replace Church Tile Roof

Experienced tile roofer needed.

4. Re-purpose Quonset Building from Storage to Auto & Wood Shop - Cost: $12,000

5. New Mechanic's Shop Needs Electricity

Electrician needed. Cost: About $3,000

6. Painting, Cleaning, Weeding

Need laborers only, no cost.

Group Size:

Can accommodate groups of up to 35+ people.


Can house 35+ people in 3 guest houses (with kitchens). Lunch and supper provided for $5 per meal. Breakfast can be supplied if needed.


Meals are $5.00 per person. Help with fundraising for projects is also appreciated.


Steve Gillham


Chinle SDA School

Chinle Seventh-day Adventist School is operated by Holbrook Indian School and is located in Chinle, Arizona on the Navajo Reservation. Chinle has a school and church and can take up to about 20 mission guests at a time. Contact David Dickerson to find out more details on projects and cost estimates.


David Dickerson

928.524.6845 Ext. 225

Maricopa Village Christian School

This is a Seventh-day Adventist school which serves the Native American community of the Gila River Indian Reservation near Phoenix, Arizona. Contact Al Chatman for more information on project ideas, accommodations, and cost estimates.


Al Chatman


Adventist Heritage Ministries

This ministry seeks to share the hope of Jesus and His return by preserving four Adventist historical sites in the U.S. - in Massachusetts, New York, and Michigan.








 Markus Kutzschbach

International trips

Bolivia Mission Trip

March 9-19, 2018

North Dallas Adventist Academy is inviting other Adventist schools and churches to join them to serve in Bolivia. They will be supporting church planting efforts of the East Bolivian Mission by building a church structure which will double its capacity, as well as more effectively shielding members from the weather.

They will also be hosting a medical clinic headed by Dr. Walter Rios and his colleagues.


Stephan Gray


Philippines - Summer 2018

At the invitation of the Northern Luzon Mission, five mission trips are planned for the summer of 2018 to Northern Philippines to assist with medical and construction work. Volunteers helping with medical work need at least one year of college in a pre-med or pre-dental, or other health-related field. The trip organizer, Jay Coon, has been helping to coordinate both long-term and short-term volunteer mission work in this area for the last 17 years. Groups or individuals are welcome. See links to AVS short-term calls posted and dates of trips below:

May 14 - 27, 2018

  • Assistant Health Workers (20)
  • Construction Workers (5)

July 2 - July 15, 2018

July 16 - July 29, 2018

Aug. 13 - Aug. 26, 2018

Sept. 3 - Sept. 16, 2018



ADRA Connections is an exciting opportunity to experience ADRA projects first hand through short-term mission trips. Click the link above to discover a variety of options to fit the skills, budget, and passions of your group!

Cuba, Guyana, COlombia

There are several projects in these countries that could use the assistance of a mission trip group, according to the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. For more information, contact the IAD Volunteer Coordinator, Janelle Scantlebury.


Janelle Scantlebury