October 9-20, 2023
GlobeServe (All Lutheran Church of Hope)
Team participants will partner with GlobeServe Ministries International in the work they are doing throughout Ghana. Making disciples of Jesus Christ is at the core of all that GlobeServe is involved in.
Participants may visit different villages, spend time with staff and children at GlobeServe’s school, assist in community health initiatives such as malaria education and mosquito net distribution, and have opportunities to learn cultural history.
Trip dates: October 9-20, 2023
Estimated trip cost: $1,000 + airfare (typically $2,500-3,000)
Trips open to: Ages 16 or older. Those under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Application deadline: July 10, 2023
Financial Assistance Application
*Depending on airfare costs at the time of purchase, as well as group size, this total trip cost could fluctuate. Changing COVID-19 measures may also impact the trip/cost; the Missions Department will make this information available on a case-by-case basis throughout the pre-trip process. Please be aware of this before applying!
Questions? Contact the Missions Department at [email protected] or 515-222-1520.
How do we get there?
The team will fly into Accra, Ghana, and will be met at the airport by GlobeServe staff.
Where do we stay?
Participants typically stay at a modest hotel with a restaurant. These hotels usually have air conditioning and private bathrooms.
What does the cost include?
The total cost covers airfare, food, and lodging. Passport and vaccination costs, food while traveling, and souvenirs are additional.
What travel documents are needed?
A current U.S. passport is required. Click here for more information on acquiring a passport.
What immunizations do I need?
Yellow fever vaccination and COVID-19 vaccination are required for entry into Ghana. Please consult your physician on recommended vaccinations, which may include Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, typhoid, meningitis, preventative medication for malaria, booster as needed for tetanus-diphtheria, measles and a one-time dose of polio vaccine for adults. For more information, visit the Centers for Disease Control.
When are payments due?
Two months before departure, at least 50 percent of the trip total must be paid. One month prior to departure, trip must be paid in full.