Short-Term Mission Opportunities
Invest a week or two this year making a difference in a hurting community. A priceless opportunity to see the world through different eyes, in partnership with others.
Short-Term Mission Trips - 2018
MISSION OF HOPE - HAITI
For all Haiti team info, contact Tracy Schultz at or 262.853.3791.
Multi-Gen/Family: July 18-25
Leaders: Jeff & Tracy Schultz
Who: Children (10+) with a parent and anyone 18 and older (students, adults, families, or singles)
What: A multi-generational experience for individuals and families who desire to serve in Haiti. The team will share the gospel through work projects and building relationships
Grace House Team: November, TBD
Leader: Sue Stuedemann
Who: Children (10+) with a parent, adults 18 and over who enjoy working with seniors and medical personnel
What: Work with the elderly in a senior center in Haiti.
SAMARITAN'S PURSE - UNITED STATES
Emergency Response Teams | Various locations/times
Contact: Mary Ann Lee at or 262.796.5758
What: Be on a list to respond within 48-72 hours to provide emergency aid to victims of tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters in the United States.
Receive notifications of Elmbrook disaster relief efforts via email!
HELPING HANDS MISSIONS: GUATEMALA
Contact: Fred Schuler at or 262.853.9863.
Who: Adults over 18
What: Install high-efficiency wood burning cook stoves and pure water filters in homes in the Patzun area and assist in completing a new church building.
VIENTO FRESCO CHILDREN'S CENTER: COLOMBIA
Contact: Jimmie King at or 262.617.4273.
Who: Adults and youth 16 and over (with parental consent). No specific skill required except faith to step out into a challenging environment.
What: Work with field workers Tom & Jen Atwater. Receive teaching and training on many ministry topics with
Contact: Heather Webb at
Who: People with a heart for refugee women and children, willing to listen, encourage, and serve in practical ways.
What: Minister to refugee women & children in a community center setting.
Esperanza Viva (Living Hope International): Mexico
Contact: Bob Webster at or 262.269.4541, or Todd Sageser at
Who: Adults 18 and over, children age 12 and up with a parent.
What: Minister to children & staff at orphanage/school in Puebla.
Informational Meetings: Sunday, Apr. 8 at noon, Brookfield Campus Room B227; Sunday, Apr. 15 at
Rebuild Team Openings in Pearland, Texas
Oct. 4-Nov. 4
Contact: Pam at or 414.412.0415.
Who: Adults 18 and over, ages 14-15 must be accompanied by a parent. Ages 16-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
What: Elmbrook will be sending a team to Pearland, Texas to help victims of last year's Hurricane Harvey. No skills are necessary, other than a heart to serve and a willingness to be flexible! Must have proof of health insurance and auto insurance as well as a valid driver's license. An up-to-date tetanus shot is highly recommended.
More About Elmbrook Church Disaster Response
Elmbrook has been involved in disaster relief in the U.S. since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Since 2007, we have partnered with Samaritan's Purse to send immediate and long-term rebuild teams to areas affected by natural disasters.
- Immediate Response - Elmbrook typically receives a call within 24 hours of a disaster, with a team mobilized and on the road within 48-72 hours. They focus on immediate clean-up. Contact Mary Ann at
- Rebuild Response - Teams sent to a previously devastated area in the months and years following an initial response, focus on the rebuilding of homes and lives for needy families. Contact Pam at