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.

Upcoming Trips

  • Columbia | Families & Individuals
    • Aug 13-16 | 8am-3pm
    • Heart4Schools - serving local schools, campus beautification projects, teacher appreciation lunches, and prayer walks
    • $10 (covers cost of lunch for the week)
    • Apply
  • Pittsburgh | Families & Individuals
    • Jul 17-22
    • Sunday worship support, neighborhood events and canvasing, family-friendly activities
    • $162-500 per person (price varies per occupancy)
    • apply
  • Puerto Rico | Adults
    • Jul 21-26
    • Sports camp, street evangelism, neighborhood canvasing
    • $550
    • Apply
  • Denver | Families & Individuals
    • Aug 10-15
    • Sunday worship support and childcare, teacher appreciation meals, neighborhood canvasing
    • $990
    • apply
  • Colombia | Adults
      • Sep 11-17
      • A group trip with Compassion International, and a chance to meet your sponsored child!
      • $3498 (double occupancy)
      • Apply
  • Uganda | Adults
    • Sep 30 - Oct 9
    • Evangelism and discipleship with Empower One
    • $3600
    •  Apply
  • Cuba | Adults
    • Oct 22-28
    • Teach and train local church planters and seminary students, street evangelism, outreach activities
    • $1500
    • Apply

Additional Opportunities

  • Disaster Relief
  • Medical Missions
  • South Asia Church Planting and Evangelism (2020)
  • Questions? Email


Mission Trip Interest Form

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



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

God calls us to Live Sent with the Gospel. We want to equip believers to share their faith with confidence where they live, work, and play. Missions Pastor David Taylor will be offering Gospel Conversation Training each month. RSVP now for upcoming classes! 


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

Celebrate your Gospel Conversations by emailing to let us know how you are Living Sent!


Contribute to the Live Sent Offering - Our Live Sent Offering helps take the Gospel to the darkest places. Contribute anytime by choosing Live Sent Offering from the dropdown menu.

Give Now

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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