At Reach Church, our missions focus is exclusively on the next generation. We realize there are many wonderful mission organizations whose focus is not only on the next generation, but we have found it most effective to narrow our focus. We believe the next generation has the capacity to be salt and light within their areas of influence, and those who are nurtured in the faith will become
In order for the next generation to become
To further our partnerships with our missionaries, we believe in the importance of short-term mission trips, so we can be true partners in furthering our mission of Nothing But Jesus around the world. That is why we have regular opportunities for our
Reach Church partners with many organizations in our local community that reach the next generation in several different ways. To learn more about our community partners, click here!
One of our global ministry partners, Dan Iverson in Tokyo, Japan is looking for interns! If you are approaching high school graduation and you're considering serving overseas we would love to connect you with Dan and his team! You can learn more about this ministry and service opportunities by clicking here!
One of our global ministry partners is Happy Life Children's Home in Kenya, Africa. The founders of this orphanage are members of our church and we have partnered with them to take our people to serve the orphans and the house moms at Happy Life Children's Home. Click here to learn more information about Happy Life Children's Home, which is one of the primary organizations we support.
If you have a serious interest in committing to a Reach Church Mission trip to Happy Life Children’s Home in Nairobi, Kenya, please read the following information, and contact Melanie Betters at
Groups will be formed with a goal of not exceeding 15 people each, so waiting lists may need to be formed. Trips last approximately 11-14 days including travel (it requires two flights to get there with about 18 hours total in the air). The trips range in cost from $1500-1900 per person (some of the funds will be raised) depending on fluctuating airline prices. Passports and various vaccinations are required which are additional fees. A mini-safari day, a trip to a local market,
Please keep in mind that individuals are allowed at any time to personally contact Happy Life and ask to set up a different trip! This might be a good option for an entire family that may want to visit all together or anyone who prefers to visit during another season other than summer or someone who prefers to go for an extended time.
- Happy Life Juja Farm Focused Trip: (Summer 2019 ) This trip is for individuals age 17 to
20’swith no chronic health issues. There may be limited space for older adults. Activities could include,but are not limited to:laundry, cooking, cleaning/chores, classroom assistance, painting, and group activities with the children. This group may also visit the Roysambu location for a day or two. Minors under the age of 17 will be considered on a case by case basis, preferably if they are accompanied by a parent or older sibling.
- Happy Life Roysambu Focused Trip: (flexible dates depending on availability) This trip is better suited for all ages. Minors under the age of 17 will be considered if accompanied by a parent or older sibling. Activities could include but are not limited to: feeding/bathing/rocking babies, playing with and feeding toddlers, and visiting patients in the children’s hospital. This group may take a day trip to the Juja Farm location.
If you are interested in attending one of these trips, contact Melanie Betters at before November 1, 2018.