Completed Grades 9-12 by the start of project date.

June 26-July 5

Total price $1200 including airfare
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About Seattle

Stanwood is located about an hour north of Seattle proper. This is a growing area, and with the growth comes opportunities to reach a community as it grows. The church to population ratio in the area is approximately 1 church for every 25,798 people. This is an are known as a place to run away from traditional Christian values. So, we are going to run toward the area to show and share the Gospel!
*Deadline of $300.00 to be paid by 03/31/2024

Deposit amount due with application: $50.00

Why serve in Seattle?

Median price of homes currently listed in Seattle

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities, home to big businesses like Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing, Starbucks, Google, and more.


Adults with High School Diploma

Despite Seattle’s many success stories, there are also great struggles. There is a staggering number of homeless men, women and children.

Homeless individuals in Seattle in 2019

Forty- seven percent (47%) of that homeless population was unsheltered, living on the street, or in parks, tents, vehicles, or other places not meant for human habitation.

Crime, Hunger & Substance Abuse

Crime, hunger, substance abuse have grown as well.

Our Focus

With 187 Southern Baptist congregations, the Southern Baptist church-to-population ratio in Seattle’s combined statistical area is one church for every 25,798 people. Seattle is known as a city that people move to in order to run away from traditional values. Let’s “run to them” to show and share the Gospel!

Who will we serve in Seattle?

We will have a chance to connect with people who don’t see a need for the Gospel in their lives. The area is one of the most well educated in the country, and also one of the wealthiest. People seem to find their hope in their hobbies, their education, or their job. We will also get the chance to work with people living in homelessness. These people could be in this situation for any number of reasons, including addiction or mental illness. We will be able to be the hands and feet of Jesus.

What will we do?

– work to set up and work fireworks stands
– chances for Gospel conversations/prayer/evangelism
– homeless ministry
– church with Still Valley Church on Sunday and Wednesday
– work projects in various locations
– our free day will be spent in Seattle. We will spend time at Pike Place Market, take the Ferry across the sound to Bainbridge Island, and just enjoy being in the big city!

How to pray:

– Pray for a move of the Holy Spirit that replaces national rebellion with widespread repentance.
– Pray for Rich and Jill Hutchins, our field reps, as they seek to see the Lord do a work in the Stanwood and Arlington communities.
– Pray that even now Holy Spirit would be preparing heart to hear the Gospel and respond.
– Pray that our team makes an impact in the area, and encourages and blesses Stilly Valley Church and the communities we get to serve.

Certified Sending Partner:

Sending Church – Eufaula FBC

Phone: (918) 689-2437

Trip Leader – Josh Czajkoski


Ministry Partner – North American Mission Board