After diplomatic relations were reestablished between the U.S. and Cuba, 21 high schoolers were among the first RCA volunteers to serve the island nation.
Scholarships for Mission
The Next Generation Missional Engagement Fund helps make it possible for children, youth, and young adults to engage in Christ’s kingdom mission around the world. The fund supports scholarships for groups and individuals serving on domestic or international mission trips. These trips should engage volunteers in Christian service with a focus on spiritual transformation and long-term impact on the partner and community.
First Reformed Pompton Plains served in Belize. The team says, “We learned that spreading God’s love isn’t as complicated as we often make it out to be. Showing people respect, kindness, and mercy is really where it’s at.”
Individual applicants must be:
- age 25 or younger
- a member or regular attendee at an RCA congregation
Group applicants must be:
- age 25 or younger (either the whole mission group or some members of the group)
- from an RCA congregation
Stories about the next generation engaging in mission:
Jacob’s Well interns are more than baristas. They’re helping Bellevue Reformed meet its neighbors.
Ashley Stad works with youth as part of Athabasca Reformed Congregation’s ministry among the indigenous people of Calling Lake.
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