Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. Matthew 28:19-20
Lakewood Missions is reaching around the world with the message of Hope and Compassion of Jesus Christ by forming, training and sending evangelistic, humanitarian and medical missions teams to assist people in need. We make it easy for you to have a global impact.
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Go on a Mission trip
Be part of God's mobilized missionary teams that are impacting the world through sharing the gospel of Christ.
Stay tuned for information about our 2023 global mission trips.
Give financially to send missionaries and spread the gospel around the world.
At this time, we only have the infrastructure to accept applicants who live in the Greater Houston Area. We would like to encourage those who do not live in the Greater Houston Area to connect with their local churches for mission trip opportunities. If you are a Christian God is calling to the mission field, we hope that a Lakewood Mission Trip provides an opportunity for you to fulfill His calling.
The first thing you should do before selecting a trip is pray about your decision. Next, research the country and the area where God has called you to serve. For more information about a specific trip, please view the details about each trip above.
Once you have decided on a trip, click on the link in the description to apply. After your application has been submitted online, your application will be reviewed and a background check completed. If you are selected for an interview, the Missions Ministry will send you an email to schedule an interview. Once all interviews are completed for a trip, you will be informed of your application status.
Yes. If you don’t already have a passport, please contact the proper agency for the country of your passport. U.S. citizens can renew or apply for a passport online here or find a local Post Office that provides passport services here. U.S. passports typically take about six weeks to process. Passports are needed for all trips outside of the U.S.
Every team member is responsible for covering their trip cost. Each trip has a payment schedule that divides the trip cost across 4-5 scheduled payments. The team members can pay for their trip using the payment schedule or pay the trip in full. All payments are completed online with a major credit card. Also, team members are provided with a donation link to help with their fundraising. Only approved team members will receive additional payment details.
The minimum age depends on the trip. Please refer to the trip description for age requirements.
Most of your fundraising will be done individually. However, if you are approved, team members will receive tips on how to fundraise for their trip. There are many many ways to fundraise, such as sending out support letters or cutting back on unnecessary expenses, just to name a few.
Yes. All approved team members are required to attend the scheduled team trainings. Training will cover subjects such as how to evangelize in another culture, what to pack for your trip, team building, prayer, ministry activities and more.
No. You should have a heart for the mission (particular need/people groups) you are going to serve. However, some of our trips are more intense and are better suited for participants with previous experience. The Living Water trips are great for first-timers.
The trip cost covers airfare, visas, housing expenses, ground transportation, travel insurance and all meals at the location. The trip cost does not cover money for souvenirs or meals during travel to/from the location.
The type of work will depend on the mission trip you select. We are fortunate to offer a variety of trips that provide different ways to serve. Please see the mission trips listed above to learn about the ministry activities for each trip.
Lakewood Local Missions
Lakewood volunteers have huge hearts for helping people and as a church, we exist to empower and elevate people in need. With Lakewood’s extensive collaboration of local, regional and national partners, you can be a part of giving hope through tangible actions. If you would like to get involved click here to apply.
Houston Welcomes Refugees
Help ease the resettlement process for refugees coming to Houston.
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Perspectives is a fifteen week course designed around four vantage points or "perspectives" — Biblical, Historical, Cultural and Strategic. Each one highlights different aspects of God's global purpose.
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The Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference is designed to bring together healthcare professionals and students, as well as non-medical professionals and students, who have a desire to use their skills to meet pressing global health and related community needs, both locally and abroad. The mission of M3 is to help people connect with others, be inspired, and find their mission.
Connect with others during the weekend's conference activities who are like-minded and passionate about helping the 'least of these' in marginalized communities and in desperate circumstances. And find your mission in the conference Exhibit Hall where you can connect with organizations providing opportunities to serve. The M3 Conference reaches around the world to touch the hearts and lives of people in need. Don’t miss this great opportunity to be a part of a movement that is changing this world for the better. For more information and to register, click here.
Learn more about missions and praying for the nations.