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! Shandon currently has partnerships in Colombia, Cuba, East Asia, Kenya, the Middle East, South Asia and Uganda. Serve with us on a short-term trip, learn more about our strategic global partners, or explore mid-term or career opportunities.

    Partner organizations include Compassion International, Empower One, Live School, and more.

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    If you feel that God is leading you serve two or more years as a missionary, we want to help you obey His call. Start the conversation by sharing your interest and any questions about serving long-term.

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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.

    2020 Mission Trips

    2020 Uganda trip (all)


    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


    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 Nazareth Baptist School in Israel. Mimi and her husband, Mike, are currently serving in Israel sharing the Good News through education and parenting programs. Please pray for and consider contributing financially to their work building His kingdom in the school and their community. To support Mimi & Mike’s ministry financially, CLICK HERE.


    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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