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Mission Teams Receiver in Costa Rica
Christ For the City International
Costa Rica, Central America
Customizable: Jan-Dec 2019
Lasts between 6 months to 3 years
Administration & Leadership
Internship/Study Abroad, Leadership Training, Missionary Support/Care, and Service Projects & Helps
Monthly : $875 (US)
Includes: Lodging and Meals
Spend a year or two in Costa Rica practicing your Spanish and developing leadership skills as you assist our staff in receiving the mission teams arriving from the States!Inquire About The Trip
What the Mission Trip Will Be Like
Our missionary staff in Costa Rica know that mission teams have a phenomenal effect on the communities they come to serve. Mission teams are able to come alongside local pastors and churches and are used by God to encourage churches to reach their vision and continue the work that they are doing locally. Because of the impact teams have on their ministry in Costa Rica, our missionaries focus much of their energy each summer working with teams arriving from the U.S. and Canada.
Each summer is an exciting, but hectic time for our missionary staff. We always have a need for assistant leaders to help us through the busy summer. If you have strong Spanish skills and a desire to develop your leadership abilities, come spend your summer with us in Costa Rica helping our staff in preparing for and receiving teams. You will have the opportunity to travel throughout the San Jose area becoming familiar with the city and continuing to master the language. In preparing for the teams, you would be responsible for accompanying the missionary staff on site visits and choosing locations for each team, as well as helping with logistics like arranging transportation and lodging. When the team arrives you would be with the team serving as a leader and translator.
Spending a year or two as a Mission Trip Receiver will bless our missionary staff and be an incredible opportunity for you to see God work in the lives of the team members you serve and the people of San Jose.
Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals
Our missionaries operating this ministry are long-term workers in Costa Rica. On all our bases, the ministries are run by national missionary staff that know the specific needs of the community and country.
Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements
College and Adult
Eligible to Go
Individuals and Married Couples
No special skills required.
Spanish is helpful but not required as we will provide limited translation.
Applicants should be Christians who are able to profess agreement with Christ For the City's Statement of Faith (see right column). Applicants must also be at least 18 years old or a high school graduate.
Mission Trip Offered By Christ For the City International
Christ For the City International (CFCI) is an international missions organization committed to serving others in the name of Christ. We have more than 500 mission workers in 17 countries serving through more than 90 different ministries!
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Mission Trip Details
- Costa Rica
- Central America
- San Jose, Costa Rica.
- Start date
- Customizable: Jan-Dec 2019
- 6 months to 3 years
Demographics of People Being Ministered To
- Missionaries, Families, and Local Churches.
- People Group(s)
- Costa Ricans.
- Roman Catholic.
- Funds needed
- Monthly : $875 (US)
- Included in Cost
- Lodging and Meals
- You will be responsible for raising funds and airfare for your trip. Your funds will cover your room and board with a local host family and travel to and from your ministry site.
Training and Debriefing
- Pre-field Training
- Post-field Debrief
- You will receive pre-field preparation from our Central Office in the U.S. to assist you in arranging your trip, fundraising, and preparing for life in Costa Rica. Once on the field you will be assigned to a missionary mentor who sill help you learn your way around San Jose and provide spiritual direction.
- How to apply
- Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.
- CHRIST FOR THE CITY- STATEMENT OF FAITH
We believe in one God, creator and sustainer of the universe, who eternally exists in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, who is fully God and fully man. He was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, died on the cross for the sins of the world, was raised bodily and exalted to God’s right hand where He makes intercession of His own. He will personally come again.
We believe that God created humankind, male and female, in His own image. However, all creation suffers the consequences of the fall and is under God’s judgment.
We believe that God has ordained marriage and defined it as the covenant relationship between one man and one woman. Therefore we will only recognize marriages between one biological man and one biological woman, and sex (gender) is defined by their sexual identity at birth. Gen. 2:18-25
We believe that because of His love, God sent His Son Jesus Christ, who inaugurated His Kingdom, provided atonement for sin, disarmed the powers and authorities, triumphing over them by the cross, reconciling the world to Himself. He will consummate His Kingdom in righteousness, power, and glory.
We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Trinity, who glorifies Jesus Christ, working in all peoples to bring them to believe and obey Christ. The Spirit dwells in those who believe, equipping and empowering them for lives of holiness and fruitful service.
We believe the Bible to be the divinely inspired and authoritative Word of God, the only infallible rule of faith and practice.
We believe that all who repent and believe in Christ are born into life eternal, delivered from condemnation, and as His Church, are called to communicate the gospel, proclaim the Kingdom, make disciples of all nations and seek to be instruments of His righteousness, justice, and healing.
We believe in the resurrection of the body, the eternal blessedness of believers in the presence of Christ and the eternal separation of unbelievers from Him.