The Great Commission Center (GCC) provides opportunities for students to participate in short and long-term service experiences. Students can take part in mission projects during spring break or Christmas break, for a summer or semester, or most any time they are available.
During spring break 2016, the Great Commission Center will once again lead a team of students to minister among people living in poverty in Belize in partnership with Hope Springs Water. In May 2015, the Great Commission Center helped lead a missions experience in Ethiopia. This opportunity will be offered every other year.
Several mission opportunities are available to ETBU students, faculty, and staff during the 2015-2016 school year. We are currently taking applications for a Habitat for Humanity Trip during Spring Break, Youth Leadership Training Trip to Alaska set for mid-June, summer internship opportunities in Alaska, a summer long internship in Connecticut and Rhode Island, and music internships in the Northeast United States. Opportunities around the world are available on an individual basis also. Stop by the GCC to learn more.
The GCC walks alongside student organizations and athletic teams in tailoring a service project to the objectives of each organization and team. The GCC also collaborates with the Baptist Student Ministry (BSM) and the International Education office to provide additional missions experiences.
If you are interested in being a part of ETBU Goes, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (903) 923-2175.
The GCC awards scholarships in varying amounts for cross-cultural projects of all kinds. You can download a scholarship application or pick one up in the Spiritual Development office in the Ornelas Spiritual Life Center.
Students who are considering going overseas or even staying here in the United States can find help through ETBU Goes. ETBU Goes wants to make sure that you are equipped for your opportunity - knowing where you are going, what the project involves, how it can prepare you for your vocation, and how best to advance the Kingdom.
ETBU Goes can take the form of service projects, mission trips, study abroad, and semester or career missions. Here are several additional avenues for service: