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CTX Mission Trips

CAN-DO MIssion Trips coordinates mission trips for college students and groups in addition to providing connections to other mission opportunities.

College Mission Trip Opportunities

We will be continuing to monitor travel conditions and hope to return to serve in these places after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and it is safe to travel again.

  • Alpine
    • Medical clinics, working with children and other projects as needed
    • Led by Mark Boerger
    • Estimated Cost: $375 (Includes van transportation)
    • This is typically a four-day trip (Thursday through Sunday)
    • Offered: January, March, May, August
  • Liberia
    • Music & drama presentations at Lutheran churches and schools
    • Led by Pat Fick
    • Estimated Cost: $1,500-$2,000
    • Need: passport, visa, shots
  • Cambodia
    • Partnering with Crossing Cambodia
    • Working with street kids, training leaders, and serving at the ministry center
    • Led by Grant Carey
    • Estimated Cost: $2,500
    • Need: passport, visa, shots
  • Guatemala
    • Human care, home visits, vacation Bible school, and outreach
    • Led by Pat Fick
    • Estimated Cost: $350 + airfare ($600-$800)
    • Need: passport, shots
  • Kenya
    • Malaria net and reading glass distribution
    • Evangelcube presentations in people's homes
    • Helping at Kenya School of Hope
    • Led by Kevin Pieper and Pat Fick
    • Estimated Cost: $1,000 + airfare ($1,000 - $1,500)
    • Need: passport, visa, shots
  • Alaska - Akiak, Chevak, Hooper Bay
    • VBS in the bush villages, youth nights, and home visits
    • Akiak: TBD Led by Laurence Meissner
    • Chevak: Led by Pat Fick & Joe Moore
    • Hooper Bay: Led by Pat Fick
    • Estimated Cost: $1,800 for one village or $2,000 for two villages
  • New Orleans
    • Service projects with various organizations
    • Led by Pat Fick
    • Estimated Cost: $200

How to Register For a Trip

  1. Register for your trip below.
  2. Make deposit payment for the trip (typically $100). There are three ways to pay:
    • Give the deposit to Andrea McDonald (D-201)
    • Mail the deposit to 11400 Concordia University Dr, Austin, TX 78726
    • Call with your credit card number at 512-313-4332.
  3. Complete the Release paperwork.
  4. Return the completed form to no later than one month before your trip.

Register For a Trip

Shots & Visa Information

Before you go on your mission trip, it is very important to figure out which vaccinations you will need for the location you will visit.

Please check with the Center for Disease Control for necessary shots necessary for your trip location. You will also be able to find a location near you to get your shots.

Find a Location Near You

Group Registration

In order to register for a mission trip, you must first fill out the group registration form bellow. Please fill out one registration form for each trip you plan to register for. After you submit your online group registration, we will send you information about individual registration by email.

All CAN-DO Missions mission sites fill up on a first-come, first serve basis. Also, depending on the time of year, they can fill up very quickly!

The deadlines for registering groups are as follows:

  • December 1 for spring break trips
  • March 1 for summer trips


Mission Trip Connections: Favorite Mission Sites

Some of the sites offer tips throughout the year. You may find one option that meets the needs of your group.

Please contact the site contact person directly to make arrangements for your team to serve. If traveling to Alaska, make sure to view the Alaska Mission for Christ Volunteer Age Policy.


View Trip Planning Resources