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China Mission Trip

China 1

Trip #772

  • Mission Trip Agency

    Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

    Offering agency

  • Mission Trip Location

    China, Eastern Asia

  • Mission Trip Dates

    June 16 to August 4, 2018

    Lasts between 1 month to 2 months

  • Mission Trip Ministry


    Education: Teaching English, Evangelism: Friendship & Lifestyle, Leadership Training, and Prayer/Intercession

  • Mission Trip Cost

    *see notes below or inquire for details

Hanging with Chinese students, drinking tea, talking about Jesus, and eating the best food you’ve ever tasted… this will be your ministry in China!

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

China 2 Being a country who boasts the world’s largest population (1.3 billion as opposed to the US population of approximately 325 million), China never runs out of having something to offer. There are seemingly endless opportunities to experience, places to explore, people to meet, and conversations to be had. In the last century, China has emerged as one of the world’s leading superpowers while still holding on to its many ancient and traditional ways of life. Although a communist country, Buddhism is the predominant religion and dictates the very fabric of her people’s lives. Living under government censorship and reeling from communist propagation that there is no God, the Chinese are a people who are hungry and ready to hear the Truth of the Gospel. Spend your summer in this East Asian country and watch as God does some amazing things through you and your team!

Ministry—All of the ministry you will do in China will be based on relationships. The better a Chinese student knows and trusts you, the more they will listen to what you have to say. Therefore, the English “Culture and Language” programs we create are built around fun, creative, and interactive activities. The China team typically divides its time between two different cities, roughly two weeks in each location. The team is usually divided up with the Chinese into small groups, with two or three Royal Servants in each group. Each day has a mix of games (if you teach a Chinese how to play ninja you’ll have a friend for life), activities (like a huge photo scavenger hunt), songs, and skits (nothing like teaching them a skit about the Easter story to provoke great conversation). Oh… I should say that one of the activities will be dance, but don’t worry guys, It will be a group dance like the Cha Cha Slide. And can I say that there is something amazing about the sight of 150 people jammed in a room and trying to figure out whether you need to move right, or left, or have to jump! Whatever the activity, the Gospel is woven into almost everything you’ll do. Whether in the context of the program itself, having coffee with a couple of Chinese you’ve gotten close to, or when you are out and about discovering the city with your Chinese friends, you’ll be having opportunities to bring your faith into the conversation. This is important because it’s almost a certainty that there will be more than one Chinese student in your group who will not have heard who Jesus is.

Adventure—The China team travels more than most of the other Royal Servants mission trips. You’ll be hauling cross-country like the locals on China’s train system from Wuxi to Shanghai, Shanghai to Fuzhou, and finally Fuzhou to Beijing. That’s a lot of traveling. And yes, those bullet trains really do go well over 160 mph! You’ll be seeing China from a perspective much different from a tourist; you’re going to be immersed in the China few get to experience. When you visit a Chinese home, it will be as a friend and not simply a visitor. You’ll wander alleys that only local people know about, eat food with people from the neighborhood, and visit sites and attractions that may not mean much to a Westerner but are important to the Chinese. You’ll sit down and hang out with young orphans, walk through rice paddies, race to the top of the Great Wall, wave at giant pandas, tool around town in rickshaws, chew on boiled chicken feet (if you’re brave enough), and arrive home chopstick Jedi’s!

Experience Culture—In some countries you have to be intentional to experience the culture, in China you simply have to walk out the door and try to cross the street to know that you’re not at home anymore! You’ll eat local, get into Chinese homes for meals, ride in motorized rickshaws, and be squeezed like a sardine in the Beijing subway. Try buying an ice cream bar; but just know that what is pictured on the outside of the package may not resemble what’s inside the wrapper…though it may look the same, red bean-curd ice cream is NOT the same as chocolate!

Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

Your ministry in China will be defined and organized by local missionaries who are our ministry partners. They, and their Christian cohorts, will follow up on the relationships you initiate and disciple new converts.

Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements

Participant Age

Jr. High, Sr. High, and College

Eligible to Go



There is no special training, education, or experience required to participate on this mission trip. We provide everything you need.




Participant Ages—Students (ages 13 to 18) and staff disciplers (ages 19 and older).

We train college age students (staff disciplers) to become effective disciplers and small group leaders.

Mission Trip Offered By Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

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Reign Ministries runs Christian summer mission trips, discipleship training schools, and youth ministry training for students ages 13 to 18, college-age students, and youth workers.

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Contact Reign Ministries | Royal Servants about this short-term mission trip:

Tom Ives at Reign Ministries | Royal Servants

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Mission Trip Details

Location Information

Eastern Asia


June 16 to August 4, 2018
1 month to 2 months

Demographics of People Being Ministered To

Focus is on Chinese high school students
People Group(s)
Buddhism, animism, and atheism.


Funds needed
*see notes below or inquire for details
Official costs will be released in a few weeks, but you can still register today!

Included in Cost —Support raising materials, Training Camp, food, accommodations, international travel, and spending money.

Additional Expenses NOT included —Travel to Training Camp, returning home from Chicago after the mission trip, a passport (if needed), and visa.

Traveling to China requires a visa to go into the country. We will apply for the visa’s as a team and the amount is 140 USD for Americans or 30 USD for Canadians.

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Training and Debriefing

Pre-field Training
Post-field Debrief
Pre-Mission Trip Training—

All student participants (jr. and sr. high ages) begin their mission trip with a week of training at our Training Camp in central Wisconsin. Visit for more details.

Staff disciplers (college-age students who lead small groups of students) come for an additional week of discipler training, before students arrive the next week.

Debriefing —The team will finish their trip together with five days of debriefing (usually in a different, if not a completely different country) before flying home to Chicago. Visit site for more details.

Application Information

How to apply
Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.
Application Deadline
June 8, 2018