• Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

  • Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

  • Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

  • Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

  • Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

  • Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

  • Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

  • Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020 - Ireland  - Mission Finder

Group Mission Trip to Dublin, Ireland 2020

Since the time of St. Patrick, Ireland has strongly identified with the Christian faith and the Catholic Church. Recent decades, however, have seen a major shift. Ireland now has one of the highest rates of “convinced atheists” per capita of any English-speaking country. Even those who’d check “Christian” on a census form are increasingly unlikely to have any real personal connection with faith or church. While church attendance has fallen significantly in Ireland since the 1970s, other rates such as drug addiction and suicide have climbed to among the highest in Europe. Amid all the hopelessness, we see light in the small percentage of Christ-following, disciple-making believers who are active in Dublin. Will you come shine your light here, too?

When you serve in Ireland with Group International Mission Trips, you’ll work alongside local people who are making a difference. As you experience a culture that has largely renounced Jesus, you’ll discover why everyone needs him desperately. And in the process, your own faith will grow.

All ages welcome.

Where

Sample Itinerary:
Saturday—Arrive at Dublin Airport (DUB); transport to lodging facility; orientation
Sunday—Attend local church; cultural activity
Monday – Wednesday—Worship, devotions, and God Sightings; ministry projects; night ministry
Thursday—Free day on your own to explore Dublin (we’ll provide a list of free and low-cost things to do in the City Centre, along with money for meals; groups pay for any activities and shopping)
Friday—Worship, devotions, and God Sightings; ministry projects; night ministry
Saturday—Depart for DUB airport; fly home

When

Jan 25 2020 to Feb 01 2020 Adults (18+)
Mar 14 2020 to Mar 21 2020 All Ages
Jun 13 2020 to Jun 20 2020 All Ages
Jun 27 2020 to Jul o4 2020 All Ages
Jul 25 2020 to Aug 01 2020 All Ages
Oct 03 2020 to Oct 10 2020 All Ages

 

Skills

Taking a Group International Mission Trip lets you see the world through God’s eyes. You’ll gain a fresh perspective about the work God does in local communities throughout the world and that new view will make you more aware of the different cultures and misperceptions about where you’re serving. With a deeper insight, you’ll return home transformed. Plus, you’ll grow closer to Jesus through acts of service and get to know him more deeply.

We’ve partnered with long-term ministries that are rooted in the countries we serve. As you’re reading this, they are passionately serving and loving their neighbors, working to meet physical and spiritual needs in Jesus’ name. When we arrive, we come alongside their efforts for long-lasting impact. Types of work vary based on location, no special skills are needed!

What We Will Do

How You’ll Serve

Opportunities to serve the people of Ireland are extensive and diverse. The goal is to address and meet practical needs while building relationships and sharing the gospel. As the people of Dublin become more and more disillusioned with “religion,” our mission is simply to bring people closer to Jesus.
Our projects, coordinated by local groups, involve many different types of service. Here are examples of the types of projects you might be involved with:

An evening outreach to homeless people and addicts, with referrals to a Christian rehabilitation program
Preparing and serving food at a homeless outreach
Ministry to inner-city children and families, including after-school care, a Bible program, and summer camps
Ministry to working families, including small-group discipleship and summer camps
Outreach to families whose children have special needs
Outreach to retirees, including spiritual discussion along with tea and coffee
Various work projects in different environments
Camp ministry serving people from all parts of the city
Retreats for recovering addicts
Music ministry
VBS
Prayer-walking through the city

Our Partners

We lean on local experts in churches and nonprofits to point us to places we can help most. We work primarily with missionaries whose hearts were touched while spending time in Dublin in 2014. In a short period of time, they saw the strong contrast between the beautiful old churches and the sense of despair among the people walking around them. This challenged their notion of Ireland as a Christian nation, and they heard Jesus calling them to become involved.

Dorine is a mental-health professional with an emphasis on children, families, and addiction. She’s drawn to hopeless, hurting, and overlooked people. Ben is a musician, woodworker, and small-group leader with a heart for God’s Word. The couple have four children—Becca, David, Maya, and Ezekiel.

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