Quest Trips - Geneva College, a Christian College in Pennsylvania (PA)

Center for Student Engagement

Quest Trips List


 Winter Break Trip: January 9-12, 2019

Aliquippa, PA

Cost: $100

Listen: Listen to pastors, politicians, community advocates, and long-time residents as they talk about the brokenness in Aliquippa and the hope that exists as the Church joins together to love this place.

Learn: Learn from members of Uncommon Grounds Café and Aliquippa Impact as they reach out to the community. Meet with alumni who live intentionally in the city of Aliquippa. Learn from those who work in different capacities of the city: the mayor, librarians, business and non-profit leaders, and church members.

Serve: Serve alongside Uncommon Grounds Café and Aliquippa Impact with projects like gardening, clean up, and other hands on activities.

 

Spring Break Trips: March 9-16, 2019

Lineville, AL

Cost: $400

Listen: Listen to the experiences of missionaries who serve abroad and residents from other countries as they share the challenges facing their countries to meet basic human needs such as access to clean water & adequate shelter.

Learn: Immerse yourself in simulations and trainings in appropriate technologies designed to combat the challenges of poverty in underdeveloped nations.

Serve: Serve alongside Servants in Faith and Technology (SIFAT) as they partner with local towns to foster community.

 

Memphis, TN

Cost: $400

Listen: Listen to members of the Memphis community talk about education reform, poverty, and race as they seek to find ways to revitalize this great city.

Learn: Learn from people at Serve 901, Teach for America, the Memphis Teacher Residency, pastors and Geneva alumnus as they partner with organizations who are working to bring about justice in the city. Visit the National Civil Rights Museum and explore the ongoing conversation around race in our nation.

Serve: Serve alongside these churches and organizations as they meet different needs of people in Memphis and experience what intentional neighboring looks like in the community of Memphis.

 

New Orleans, LA

Cost: $400

Listen: Listen to the stories of residents of the Hollygrove neighborhood that desire and work towards the revitalization of their community. Come alongside Trinity Christian Community as they reach out to their neighborhood.

Learn: Learn about the depth of culture that exists in New Orleans through conversations with residents and visiting multiple areas of the city. This knowledge will both sharply contrast Western Pennsylvania culture and connect deeply to the culture of Beaver Falls.

Serve: Serve the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans through partnership with Trinity Christian Community by participating in a wide range of tasks including but not limited to working in an after school program, sorting Mardi Gras beads, and lawn care or clean-up work.

 

Philadelphia, PA

Cost: $400

Listen: Join the Philadelphia Project in their mission to listen and attend to the needs of the community, ranging from after-school programs and summer camps to home repair.

Learn: Broaden your understanding of urban American and global missions as you learn about God’s heart for the city and justice issues specific to an urban context.

Serve: Put what you’ve learned about justice and service into practice as you work on home repair projects for homeowners in need  and make a visible impact offering hope and restoration to the community.