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SIMS (Students in Missions) 2019


SIMS Brazil - Relational MinistryBrazil:  

Join Lucas Swisher in Sao Paulo, Brazil. You will be involved in community outreach, youth ministry, children’s ministry, sports ministry and much more. You will visit numerous Nazarene churches in Southern Brazil.

May 14 - June 10


SIMS in Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Medical MissionsCambodia: 

Kevin Campbell-White will lead us to villages in Cambodia for health assessments. We will teach basic hand washing techniques and other general hygiene. This team is suitable for nursing or pre-med majors and well as those called to the region. 

June 15 - July 2


Costa Rica: SIMS in Costa Rica at QERC

Carson and McCall Calloway invite you to QERC. QERC is SNU’s biological research facility. You will be teaching ESL classes in the valley where QERC is located.

May 13 - June 15


Ecuador: SIMS in Quito, Ecuador - VBS, Construction

We will partner with the church and Jon and Shirley Fischer. Serving in beach towns and into the Andean plateaus for construction and children’s ministry. 

May 13 - May 30


eSwatini - Relational MinistryeSwatini: 

This partnership is led by Doug and Margaret Eaton, BFC onsite coordinators. Teams will travel with the AIDS/HIV task force, work in clinics, neighborhood outreaches and work with Swazi children at the CDC (Child Development Centers).

May 13 - 28


Africa Nazarene University, Kenya - Relational MinistryKenya: 

The African Nazarene University partners with SNU to participate in community initiatives, outreach to youth and adults. You will serve on campus and in villages. 

May 12 - May 30



Luke Commission: The Luke Commission - Medical Missions

TLC delivers compassionate, comprehensive healthcare to rural communities in southern Africa. Their miracle campus is located in eSwatini. You will provide assistance to rural clinics as well as working on the main campus. This team is ideal for nursing or pre-med students as well as those interested in non-profit ministry.  June 19 - July 8


SIMS in New Zealand - VBS, Church PlantingNew Zealand: 

Jaron and Elizabeth Graham invite us to partner with the Hamilton church in relational ministry. Hamilton is a recent church plant. We will help facilitate their first VBS.

June 30 - July 16


SIMS in Phoenix, Arizona - Nazarene Youth ConferencePhoenix (NYC): 

Nazarene Youth Conference only happens every 4 years. Join our university team to prepare for thousands of youth across North America. You must have attended NYC as a student in order to be considered for this team.   July 8-July 15


South Africa: SIMS in South Africa - Relational Ministry

Ron and Shelly Miller invite you to Johannesburg and surrounding areas to engage in community outreach, teaching English and children’s/youth ministry. 

May 29 - June 25


SIMS in Vinnytsya, Ukraine - House of JamesUkraine: 

Sean Johnson invites you to serve at House of James. House of James is a child refugee in Ukraine. This team will work closely with young children and youth.
June 27 - July 14




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