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1 to 3 Weeks

Information

Med/Pol Risk: Low risk  

Challenge Level: Level 2

Dates: June 21-28, 2014

Cost: $465


Ministries:

Children Childrens Ministry

Spend time with the local children by hosting a VBS or sports camp.


Children Construction

Assist with projects around the Tucson area on homes and local churches.


CommunityOutreach-Evangelism Community Outreach

Partner with Corazón to host community events and do door-to-door evangelism.


Youth Youth Ministry

Minister to the local youth through community events, sports camps, etc.


Experience and Risk

Level:

1-junior high age and up; no language barriers; minimal cross-cultural setting; no missions experience required

2-junior high age and up; moderate language barriers; moderate cross-cultural setting; missions experience helpful

3-senior high age and up; some language barriers; challenging cross-cultural setting; missions experience helpful

4-adults (some mature senior high); increased language barriers; intense cross-cultural setting; missions experience required

Risk:

L=LOW RISK (western country or major city in developing world)

I=INTERMEDIATE RISK (developing country, travel outside city)

S=SUBSTANTIAL RISK (few western amenities, marginal medical system, political unrest sometimes present, possible infectious disease)

H=HIGH RISK (few western amenities, marginal medical system, travel to remote areas, environmental extremes/altitude, heat, etc, infectious disease)

Pregnant women are not permitted to participate on projects rated as Intermediate, Substantial or High Risk.

Contact

Contact a project administrator today:
2wk@mtw.org 
or 678-823-0020

 
 

Corazón
Tucson, Arizona

 
 
 

MTW partners with Mike & Claire Alameda of Corazón Ministries in reaching the South Tucson Hispanic area. Mike ministers to many Hispanic pastors who need encouragement as they seek to serve in troubled neighborhoods. Both Mike and Claire are noted for their cross-cultural seminars that include culturally effective ministry approaches to first through fifth generation U.S. Hispanic citizens.

The week is a virtual workshop in Hispanic cross-cultural ministry. Teams have an opportunity to serve in both homes and churches helping with VBS, youth activities, construction, and door-to-door evangelism. Having someone on your team fluent in Spanish is helpful, but not required. Tucson is an MTW Family Friendly project that works well for families with elementary age children, as well as groups of youth and adults.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do teams stay?

Team housing locations vary, but most teams will stay at a church in the Tucson area. Teams will need to provide their own air mattresses.

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Where do teams eat?

Meals will be prepared by the team at the lodging church. Teams can set the menu and assist in the shopping if they so desire.

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What is the ministry?

MTW is partnering with Corazon Ministries, a non-denominational Christian missions agency, to serve both English and Spanish speaking Hispanics/Latinos in the Tucson area. Teams will work on construction projects at local churches, and community outreach ministries throughout the city.

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What does Corazón Ministries do?

The purpose of Corazón Ministries is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ within the context of culture and community in Tucson’s Hispanic and other ethnic populations. Corazón networks Christians from around the city of Tucson to assist with outreaches such as block parties, rummage sales, and vacation Bible school, in the Hispanic/Latino and other ethnic communities.

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Is on-field transportation provided?

On-field transportation is not provided for teams. Teams are responsible for transportation to Tucson, and while they are in Tucson.

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Videos


To see more about Corazon Ministries, check out their YouTube Channel

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