Short Term Trips

God has given Kensington a passion for building His Kingdom “here” and “there.” To do this we need to break out of the four walls and reach the four corners of the world. Take a risk and experience what it means to be His hands and feet to the nations. Join a Kensington Short-Term Trips team and live out your faith by walking alongside an indigenous leader to help in serving their own people.

To donate to a person serving on a short-term trip, please click the appropriate trip date and location below.

Upcoming Fundraising Opportunities

Kenya Youth Empowerment / August 17-28, 2019

August 17, 2019 to August 28, 2019
THIS TRIP IS CLOSED. This team will travel to the Pokot tribe in Kenya. They will be working different children located throughout the different homes in Pokot. The team will teach them how to discover their God-given identities and help them hear from God.
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Kenya Hope Water Project / Sep 4-14, 2019

September 04, 2019 to September 14, 2019
THIS TRIP IS CLOSED. This team will travel into the Pokot tribal area of Kenya and visit communities that have water wells at various of stages of installation. The team will survey communities that are petitioning for a well, communities that are in the process of receiving a well and communities that have received a well recently. The cost of the trip is $3,450 with a $350 non-refundable deposit due at application.
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Kenya Medical / September 14-28, 2019

September 14, 2019 to September 28, 2019
THIS TEAM IS FULL. This team will travel to remote areas throughout Kenya to provide medical care for those in need and share the gospel with people that they meet throughout the villages.
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Nepal / India Child Sponsorship / October 30-November 14, 2019

October 30, 2019 to November 14, 2019
Nepal and India
THIS TEAM IS FULL. This team will travel to two of our global partners - Nepal and India. During the Nepal portion of the trip they will be working with girls from local villages who are at-risk of being trafficked by providing leadership/empowerment skills, encouraging the girls to continue with their education and updating girls who are already part of the NoChild sponsorship program. The team will also have the opportunity to visit and encourage the staff of our partner in Nepal. They will then travel to India where the team will be connecting with the children of the Grace Children's Home (GCH), updating the children’s sponsorship information and photos, and be an encouragement to the CEM staff. Sponsors may have the opportunity to visit with their sponsored children in both Nepal and India (contingent upon several factors).
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Nepal Cosmetology / Nov 12-24, 2019

November 12, 2019 to November 24, 2019
THIS TEAM IS FULL: This team will travel to Nepal to encourage and love young women who have been rescued from human trafficking, and to teach them advanced hair styling techniques, make-up and nail techniques and also how to open and market a salon. The approximate cost of the trip is $3,700 with a $400 deposit due at application. All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
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Kenya Staff Retreat / January 25 - February 8, 2020

January 25, 2020 to February 08, 2020
THIS TEAM IS FULL. This trip is a NoChild Kenya Staff Retreat designed to encourage and love on the NoChild staff who work tirelessly to provide a safe place for the children in Kenya. This team will also visit and update profiles of High School Students who attend boarding schools throughout Kenya.
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India / February 13-22, 2020

February 13, 2020 to February 22, 2020
Since 2000, Kensington has partnered with Christ’s Evangelical Mission in Dowlaiswaram, India. Together we have provided medical care, education, teaching and Bible training, given care to widows and orphans, and helped to spread the hope that comes with the message of Jesus Christ to these marginalized people.
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eSikhawini, South Africa / April 17-May 3, 2020

April 17, 2020 to May 03, 2020
South Africa
This team, in partnership with Africa Christian Ministries (ACM), seeks to address the spiritual and physical needs of the people of eSikhawini, South Africa. For many years Mercy Mafu and the ACM team have worked closely with children and adults of KwaZulu-Natal region. The medical outreach team will provide six medical clinics and assist in various activities with student ministries and church services. The cost of this trip is $4,400.00 which includes a non-refundable or transferable deposit of $400.00 at the time of application. This cost does not include immunizations.
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Man-Up Holy Land / April 21-May 2, 2020

April 21, 2020 to May 02, 2020
Jerusalem, Israel
This team of men will visit multiple regions in the Holy land, connecting the stories of the Bible with the path that were walked on. They will hike, walk, visit various types of sites on this short-term experiential trip. In addition, they plan to partner with some local church movements in the West Bank region and serve alongside our Palestinian neighbors. This trip will also include some unique Jewish traditions, some messianic, and some traditional. “The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out of the inner journey. The inner journey is the interpretation of the meaning and signs of the outer pilgrimage. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both.” – Thomas Merton The cost of this trip is $4,300 with a $500 non-refundable deposit due at application.
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Israel / Palestine Women's Ministry / April 29-May 9, 2020

April 29, 2020 to May 09, 2020
This team is going to support the Palestinian Christian women in Bethlehem and the surrounding area by reminding them that God sees them & loves them. They will also be supporting the evangelistic work of our partners at Bethlehem Bible College. The team will also grow in our walk with the Lord by visiting Holy Land sites and processing what God is saying to us individually and corporately.
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