Short Term Ministries

Short Term Ministries

Hello from STM (Short Term Ministries Committee),

We are committed to providing opportunities for worldwide short term missions experiences and compassion ministries.


We are always looking for new ideas and places to send teams! If you have any ideas or suggestions, please contact us and let us know.

Contact Us

Marvin D. Troyer, STM Chairman
63645 Hidden Ridge Court
Goshen, IN 46528

Short Term Ministry Trips

Each trip is individually built to first and foremost serve God, and then serve both the volunteer, and the ones being served.

Some of the benefits of going on a trip with STM are:

  • You are able to serve the Lord, edify the church, and gain missionary exposure and experience
  • Come along side full time missionaries in a helpful way; assisting them in their long term work
  • Have the opportunity to experience how 80% of the world lives
  • Open yourself up to the possibility to go into full time missions
  • Have your world view expanded and catch a vision to support missionaries with prayer and financial support

Our Ultimate goal is to honor and glorify God by partnering with His missionaries all over the world and join them in advancing His kingdom.

In a more practical way we plan, organize, and facilitate short-term, God honoring trips. We develop new, and embrace current opportunities for believers of all ages to exercise and grow their gifts while directly investing in the Kingdom of God.

We encourage personal sacrifice in paying for the trip but also look for local church involvement through prayer and financial giving. If you are interested in any of these trip or short-term missions other than those listed here, please contact Marvin Troyer at

Upcoming Trips

The goal for these trips is to provide a cultural experience as well as ministry and work projects to help domestic ministries. We encourage individuals from small youth groups who do not have the availability of youth mission trips to apply. You will have an uplifting experience by sharing the Gospel and meeting other youth who are also interested in mission work. More information will be provided on our social media sites as it comes available. Questions can be directed to Marvin Troyer, Dana Martin, Ruben Miller, and Craig Swartzentruber at

If you are ready to fill out an application for a future STM trip, please click the link below.  

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Memories of Past Trips

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