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  • Locations: Angola, Louisiana, United States; Appalachia, Tennesee, United States; Chicago, United States; Deering, New Hampshire, United States; Denver, Colorado, United States; Lake Charles, United States; New Orleans, United States; San Francisco, United States; Savannah, Georgia, United States; St. Louis, Missouri, United States; Three Lakes Wisconsin, United States; Wichita, Kansas, United States;
  • Program Terms: Spring Break, Summer
  • Restrictions: Wheaton College applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

BreakAway Ministry 2016

This coming Spring Break we are offering the following trips:

Angola, Louisiana 2016

Experience life for a week at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, a maximum security prison.  Prepare to have your preconceptions of prison life challenged and transformed!

COST OF TRIP: $425, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 16 spaces available

If you would like additional information, please visit: Angola Long Trip Description 

Chicago, Illinois 2016

Chicago is a world class city with its ethnic diversity, museums, art district, and sports teams to name a few. Spend a week learning about Chicago government, business district, Chicago public schools and community development.  See the city through the eyes of its residents and community leaders.  In partnership with CUE – The Center for Urban Engagement.

COST OF TRIP: $375, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 10 spaces available (5 female, 5 male)

If you would like additional information, please visit: Chicago Long Trip Description

Denver, Colorado 2016

Immerse yourself in the work of Mile High Ministries which serves in the urban center of Denver. Participate in various ways of serving your neighbors who are experiencing the effects of homelessness.

COST OF TRIP: $475, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 8 spaces available

If you would like additional information, please visit: Denver Long Trip Description 

Kansas City, Missouri 2016

Be prepared to have your heart stretched as you experience the transformative power of the Gospel. You will hear and see how the Good News has led to holistic change, reconciliation, and opened doors for justice to be established.  Students will participate with Wheaton alumni in one of five youth outreaches in the federal housing developments, experience the Worship Wagon (a mobile church for unreached people groups in the downtown area), help with a reading program called “Lead to Read,” and serve at a day shelter for the homeless.  

COST OF TRIP: $450, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 10 spaces available

If you would like additional information, please visit: Kansas City Long Trip Description 

Deering, New Hampshire 2016

Prepare to witness the restorative and transforming power of God’s love at His Mansion Ministries, a Christ-centered intensive community focused on recovery and restoration for those struggling with addictions, past trauma, mental health issues, and eating disorders.  Students will experience the community at His Mansion first hand through living, eating, working, and building relationships with staff and residents.

COST OF TRIP: $450, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 10 spaces available (5 female, 5 male)

If you would like additional information, please visit: New Hampshire Long Trip Description 

San Francisco, California 2016

Learn and serve in San Francisco through BreakAway Ministry’s many strong partnerships in the Bay Area.  Join with numerous different organizations doing a variety of work in and around the city, including Inner CHANGE, Youth with a Mission, the San Francisco Food Bank, and Laguna Honda Hospital.  Experience local churches and culture while taking in the sights of this classic American city.

COST OF TRIP: $675, including a $100 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 10 spaces available (5 female, 5 male)

If you would like additional information, please visit: San Francisco Long Trip Description 

Savannah, Georgia 2016

Team members will partner with Habitat for Humanity in a low-income neighborhood in Savannah helping in construction and home renovation projects.  Participants will also have the opportunity to tutor at a local elementary school and serve in a food bank.

COST OF TRIP: $450, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 10 spaces available

If you would like additional information, please visit: Savannah Long Trip Description 

St. Louis, Missouri 2016

Partner with Citylights and learn about how God is mobilizing the church to meet the practical needs of one’s neighbors.  Participate in Citylights’ numerous avenues of service to widows, refugees and immigrants who live in St. Louis, including teaching English as a Second Language, providing housing support, and tending to a community garden.

COST OF TRIP: $450, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 10 spaces available

If you would like additional information, please visit: St. Louis Long Trip Description 
 

Appalachia, Tennessee 2016

Partner with the interdenominational ministry Mountain T.O.P. (Tennessee Outreach Project) to experience Grundy County in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee.  Work both on Mountain T.O.P.’s in-camp facilities, as well on the homes of people in the local community by doing tasks such as yard work, painting, or light construction.  Enjoy visiting area churches and meeting county residents, while taking in the beauty of Appalachia.

COST OF TRIP: $475, including a $50 non-refundable deposit due at sign-up.
Once you sign-up, you are responsible for the full cost of the trip.
Deposit can be paid by cash or check.
There are 12 spaces available (6 female, 6 male)

If you would like additional information, please visit: Tennessee Long Trip Description 

These trips are offered through BreakAway Ministry, a ministry of the Office of Christian Outreach, which is located at the North entrance to the Todd M. Beamer Student Center.

http://www.wheaton.edu/Student-Life/Christian-Outreach/Summer-Ministries

 


This program is currently not accepting applications.