mission trip

Mission: Colombia

Mission: Colombia

In June of this year, Dylan White, Director of Young Adult Ministries at First Baptist Navarre traveled to Colombia for the 2019 She’erit (Remnant) Conference. Organized by Kehilat Yovel (Congregation of Jubilee), Bogota and Ahavat Ammi Ministries (For the Love of My People), Fort Worth TX, the conference goal was to “seek to understand and […]

MISSION: Nepal

MISSION: Nepal

If someone were to ask you what you knew about Nepal, most would turn to Nepal’s most recognized feature, Mt. Everest, the tallest mountain in the world whose peak shares the upper atmosphere with commercial airliners. For more than a century, scores of intrepid climbers have attempted to scale its slopes, some successfully, and some […]

MISSION: Rwanda

MISSION: Rwanda

On March 7, 2019, after 24 hours of air travel spanning nearly two days, Stephen Halstead of Navarre, and a team of fellow students and professors from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, arrived in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda. The trip was made in conjunction with Compassion International and was part of Halstead’s online doctoral […]

MISSION: New York NY, July-August 2019

MISSION: New York NY, July-August 2019

Planning a trip for a person traveling alone is easy. In planning a trip for a family, the logistics quickly become more complex. Imagine the logistical challenge of taking a group of twenty-six people, eighteen teens and eight adults, on a mission trip to one of the busiest cities in the world, New York City. […]

MISSION: Cuba

MISSION: Cuba

A little over 100 miles south of Key West, Florida, at the confluence of the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, sits the tiny island-nation of Cuba. The ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Mariel Boat Lifts and the Elian Gonzalez custody battle have paraded across our […]

MISSION: Philippines

MISSION: Philippines

Church short-term mission trips can take on many forms with lay volunteers serving on work teams, evangelism teams and teams leading Vacation Bible Schools, each with the goal of sharing the gospel in word and deed stateside and abroad. One form of a mission trip that is less common is ministering at a regional pastors […]

Community Life seeks runners to support mission here, abroad

Community Life seeks runners to support mission here, abroad

Navarre and Gulf Breeze teens of Community Life Church will be leaving the comfort of home this July to spread the gospel in impoverished areas of the Central American nation of Belize. But they have to pay for it first. Read the full article in the Feb. 28 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

Local duo lays groundwork for Togo mission

Local duo lays groundwork for Togo mission

It took 24 hours and four layovers for Navarre First Assembly of God missionaries Rachel Coggins and Becky Fleury to make their way to the impoverished regions of the African nation of Togo. The women were on a mission Jan. 16-25 to lay the foundations for future missions. Read the full article in the Feb. […]

Navarre missionaries break down walls in Cuba

Navarre missionaries break down walls in Cuba

Walls, both physical and verbal, came down as 11 missionaries from Navarre First Assembly of God worked in the Cuban town of San Antonio De Los Baños to help rebuild a church more than 100 years old. Missionary Fred Aylstock explained that the church group traveled Oct. 2-9 to the Elim Assembly of God to […]

Peru mission brings love, tears

Peru mission brings love, tears

Peru is a country of contradictory life styles. While the city of Lima continues to see less rampant poverty and exports of minerals help to drive the economy, outside the city limits the country tells a different story. Read the full article in the Aug. 23 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

South Santa Rosa teens take mission to Mexico

South Santa Rosa teens take mission to Mexico

Few things on Earth are culturally universal, but athletic competition is one of them. When a group of 12 teens from Navarre and Gulf Breeze headed to Mexico to spread the gospel last month, they used this universal language to connect with the community. Read the full article in the July 5 issue of Navarre […]

Navarre First Assembly of God members build church in Belgium

Navarre First Assembly of God members build church in Belgium

A year and a half ago, a team of Navarre handymen loaded into a plane and flew over the Atlantic to the tiny town of Botassart in the southern part of Belgium near the border of France. The team were missionaries from Navarre First Assembly of God, and they were setting out to build a […]

First Baptist brings VBS to Haiti

First Baptist brings VBS to Haiti

On March 18, a group from First Baptist Church of Navarre will leave the comforts of air conditioning and plumbing, load onto a plane and make their way to the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. The missionaries will be in the island nation of Haiti for six days. Read the full article in the […]

Spreading love and encouragement from Navarre to Belgium, Italy

Spreading love and encouragement from Navarre to Belgium, Italy

Not all foreign mission work is about going to the poorest nations to feed the destitute. Not all mission trips require the missionaries to abandon modern conveniences like electricity and plumbing. Not all mission work is about meeting people’s basic needs. But all missions are about spreading love. That is what Navarre First Assembly of […]

Teaching pastors south of the equator

Teaching pastors south of the equator

Early Monday morning, Aug. 15, First Baptist Church of Navarre’s pastor, the Rev. Jensen Petersen loaded up his suitcases, boarded an airplane and traveled down to Central America to the small coastal country of El Salvador for a six-day mission trip. Petersen will be leading a group of five from his church to join with […]