Missions

We believe that the church is God's number one plan for reaching the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Click below to learn how to Live Sent at Shandon.

To the city

Live Sent in Columbia and the Greater Midlands area by joining a Local Missions Team. Click through to explore specific opportunities and volunteer. 

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to north america

Live Sent to a Send City with the North American Mission Board! Shandon is the lead church for Send Pittsburgh and also supports church planting in Send Denver and Send Puerto Rico. We pray that God will call members to serve short-term and long-term, as church planters or church planting team members. You can also volunteer for ongoing Disaster Relief efforts around the country as needs arise.

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to the world

Live Sent to the World! In addition to mission trips, learn more about Shandon’s Columbia to Colombia partnership with Compassion International and our partners in Strategic Global Engagement. 

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mission trips

Thank you for considering a short-term mission trip with Shandon. We’re committed to Living Sent here at home and around the world and hope you’ll join us in sharing the Gospel with those who haven’t heard. Check back often for new opportunities to apply for open trips.

Open Trips

  • Uganda
  • Uganda
    • Jul 15 - Jul 23 (Women's Ministry): Sign Up  
  • Uganda 

Upcoming Trips

  • South Asia
    • May 17 - 25
  • Cuba
    • May - Jun
  • Cuba
    • Oct - Nov
  • South Asia
    • Oct - Nov
  • TBA
    • Kenya, Pittsburgh, Denver, Puerto Rico  

 

Mission Trip Interest Form

Let us know if you’d like to be notified when certain trips open up for applications.

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Mission Trip Interest Meeting

Save the date for our next churchwide interest meeting: Sunday, February 24 following 10:30 worship.

pray

Support our mission efforts by being a faithful prayer partner. Email Ashley Bowers to sign up for a weekly slot in our Prayer Room! 

How to Pray: 

  • For our Global Missions Partners that they’ll be safe, healthy, strategic and effective in evangelism and discipleship
  • For our Neighbors experiencing homelessness, poverty and other difficult circumstances, that they’ll find hope in Jesus and caring, compassionate friends at Shandon
  • For the Nations, that all will hear and believe the Good News of the Gospel, and bring others to Him
  • That every member of Shandon will Live Sent and create disciples here at home, across the country, and around the world

CLICK HERE for NAMB Prayer Resources

CLICK HERE for IMB Prayer Resources

Gospel Conversations

Live sent anywhere you live, work, and play by having a Gospel Conversation. Celebrate your Gospel Conversations by  texting 'Gospel' to 21000 and let us know how you are living sent!

Learn more about our Pastor's heart for Gospel Conversations by catching up on the sermon below!

Give

Contribute to the Live Sent Offering - Shandon will take up our first Live Sent Offering on Live Sent Sunday, February 24! We’ve set a goal to collect $50,000 to help take the Gospel to the darkest places. You can contribute to the Missions budget anytime, but hope you’ll prayerfully consider a special donation that Sunday.

Support Mimi & Mike Brookshire - Our former Children’s Minister is now serving with Friends of Nazareth Baptist School in Israel. To support Mimi & Mike’s ministry financially, CLICK HERE and select the Israel-Children & Family Ministry fund. You can also make checks payable to Shandon Baptist Church with Support Mimi & Mike in the memo line.

 

Thanks for your willingness to give!

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.

Acts 1:8

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