FORGE is an opportunity for you forge relationships through service projects in Northern Thailand. You will build relationships with members of your team who come from all over the US AND Asia. You will work alongside other believes on a construction or maintenance project at the Lanna Theological Center (LTC) located in San Sai District, Chiang Mai Thailand. You will have opportunity to serve alongside students from LTC in an orphanage, a children’s home, or local church youth group. FORGE Mission Trips can last from 1-2 weeks.
FORGE Mission Trips are hosted by David and Sharon Filbeck, missionaries serving under CMO in Thailand since 1987. They will help you customize your trip to maximize your service impact on the community. They will also assist you in planning cultural learning experiences.
Cost: Project fee $1,000 per person (7-10 days in-country) $1,500 per person (14 days in-country Includes: On-Site training by CMO staff, Meals, Lodging, Supplies, In-Country Transportation, Translators, T-Shirt, and Water Bottle
Airfare: Purchase your own RT ticket, typically between $1,200 and $1,700 round trip from a Midwest airport.
Participants: College, Youth and Adult groups
2020 Projects: 1. Painting projects;
2. Remove plaster from current walls and replace with a harder plaster using wattle and daub or adobe techniques;
3. Outreach and ministry activities with a partnering children's home, orphanage or church youth group
You will have opportunity to worship and give a testimony in Chapel services at Lanna Theological Center.
Anyone with a heart to serve and who is not afraid of a little hard work is invited to apply. No construction experience is required, training is done on site and you learn as you go.
CMO has been working in South East Asia since 1960. Starting with Bible translation, then church planting, CMO is now empowering Asian Christians to lead in churches and community. We do this through the Lanna Theological Center located in Chiang Mai, Thailand. CMO has built a strong foundation to partner with believers in SE Asia to reach their communities with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. You can partner with us through COB and FORGE! short term mission trips.
This trip is a perfect opportunity for an individual, church group, or College group to participate in an international mission trip. Participants must be 18 or older to participate as an individual in the trips. Youth Group participants must have finished the 6th grade and be accompanied by parent, guardian, or parent appointed/approved chaperones.