In addition to serving locally, you can join us for a week- long mission experience. Serve alongside us and our partners as we build community together through serving the city. We have skilled staff that will lead you in meaningful projects, programs, and times of praise, study and fellowship. The participant fee covers construction supplies, projects, outreach activities, meals, lodging and devotional materials. Trips are open to all ages and family groups are welcome. If you are planning a week-long trip with us, click here to Register Now.
ServeLouisville Field Trip Details
Population: Approximately 616,261 people live in Louisville
40% of population lives below poverty level in the neighborhoods we serve
Median household income: $23,296 in the neighborhoods we serve
CrossRoads Missions- ServeLouisville partners with local churches in conjunction with The Fuller Center for Housing, in a community transformation effort. In Louisville there are over 5,000 abandoned and vacant properties. These are often seen as a blight on the neighborhood and tend to invite illegal and elicit activities. Through the Fuller Center for Housing, CrossRoads Missions- ServeLouisville works to transform these neighborhoods one house, one street, one neighborhood at a time. We work towards community transformation by acquiring these abandoned houses and properties, and renovate or build anew. Upon completion, the Fuller Center for Housing will match a family in need to buy the home at a rate which is more affordable and stable than renting in the same area. To qualify to buy the renovated homes, selected families must successfully complete classes to help prepare them for homeownership, as well as participate in 350 sweat-equity hours of service. These service hours may be on any home in the program, or through many other outlets the Fuller Center provides for families to give back to the program and their community.
Fuller Center for Housing
Kentuckiana Works Program
Portland Memorial Church
Greater New Beginnings Christian Church
Good Will Industries
Seed To Oaks
Southeast Christian Church
A typical week includes:
Praise/devotions/teaching – Since worship is the focus of the week, we have times of praise, personal devotions, and teaching to prepare and challenge us throughout the week.
Construction projects – CrossRoads Missions’ staff will lead you in a wide variety of construction projects for people of all skill levels. Trained staff and interns will supervise work including concrete, drywall, tile, roofing, painting and other various jobs.
Community programs – During the week your team will spend time engaging and serving alongside other workers from local churches and ministries across the nation as we work together towards community transformation.
Fellowship – Your team will spend time in fellowship with other workers from local churches and ministries across the nation, and will participate in selected community activities in the neighborhoods we serve.
We ask that each group provide their own transportation
- Louisville– 4 Day Trip – $275.00 (Sunday night – Wednesday 2pm)
- Louisville– Weekend Trip – $165.00 (Friday night – Sunday)
- Louisville– Weeklong Trips – $375.00 (Sunday night – Saturday morning departure)
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