Mission and Servant Trips

The middle school and high school youth of First Lutheran in Onalaska share their thoughts about the mission trips of 2016.

Upcoming trips

Middle SCHOOL MISSION TRIP
TO Kansas City, MO, JULY 9–14, 2017

  • For current 6–8th graders

HIGH SCHOOL MISSION TRIP
TO Birmingham, AL, JULY 22–29, 2017

  • For current 9-12th graders

Updates


First Lutheran has a long tradition of summer servant trips for youth and adults alike! The servant trips this summer are built on trips taken over the past several years...

  • In 2008 youth in grades 6-12 served in Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

  • In 2009 three trips originated from First Lutheran:

    • Middle school served in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.
    • High school went to the National Youth Gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana. These youth participated with over 36,000 other high school youth to help get New Orleans back on her feet after Hurricane Katrina.
    • An age diverse group of adults and youth served in Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota
  • In 2010 our middle school youth served in St. Louis, Missouri and our high school youth served in Birmingham, Alabama. 
  • In 2011 our middle school youth served in Duluth, MN and our high school youth served in Washington D.C. 
  • In 2012 our middle school youth served in Chicago, IL and our high school youth joined ELCA youth from all over the country at the National Youth Gathering in New Orleans, LA. 
  • In 2014 the middle school youth served in Cincinnati, Ohio and our high school youth served in Pine Ridge, South Dakota. 
  • In 2015 our middle school youth served in Louisville, KY, and our high school youth headed to Detroit for the National Youth Gathering.
  • In 2016 we had three trips: our middle school youth served in the Quad Cities of Iowa, and our high school youth served in Cortez, CO and Mingo County in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia. 

Servant hearts have been opened on these trips. Lives have been changed. Our church is changing as a result. Come serve with us at First Lutheran in Onalaska!