WHAT IS A GO TEAM?
At Christ Community Church, we believe in working directly in partnership with Indigenous and Local Ministries for overall long term impact, unity in the larger body of Christ and the richness of cross-cultural relationships whenever possible.
We mobilize the people of Christ Community Church mainly through the sending of short-term mission teams, or GO TEAMS, that are well trained, led and launched in support of our partner ministries.
Our strategy is lead by volunteers with staff support and are the environments where we continually labor with urgency depending on God's power. We are continually assessing our effectiveness and seek to work with excellence.
WATCH PASTOR ERIC HANSON GIVE AN UPDATE ON INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC GO TEAMS
BECAUSE OF THE COVID 19 IMPACT ON WORLD TRAVEL, ALL INTERNATIONAL GO TEAMS ARE ON HOLD.
DOMESTIC TRIPS ARE OPEN!
Before You Apply - Do you have a valid passport? (International Trips Only)
Before applying for an International GO Team you must have a valid passport (it should not expire within 6 months of the return date of your trip).
We will accept a digital picture/screen shot of your completed application from your local USPS/online as confirmation you have applied. You may send the image to You can apply online or by visiting your local post office.
While rare, trip price is subject to change due to airfare costs.
ALL GO Team members are required to have a recent background check on file with Christ Community Church. If you haven’t had a background check completed within the past five years, you will receive an authorization request within a few days after submitting your application. Upon completion of the background check, we will be able to process your application. We look forward to welcoming you to your GO Team!
IMPORTANT: To apply you will be redirected to Managed Missions, our online software. If you have applied on Managed Missions before and don't remember your password, please reset it so that you can take advantage of your information that has been saved since your last GO Team. You will also be required to make a $50 payment at the time of application.
St. Charles - Outreach
With a background as a pastor's daughter, and an Athletic Trainer, Kristin has a heart for the hurting and enjoys uplifting others, praying for others, and sharing about how the saving power of Jesus can work in their lives. She is wife to Doug, and mother to a son and daughter, enjoys reading, hiking, biking, playing sports or board games, and having people over for coffee and ice cream.
Lisa comes from a background in restaurant and office management, specializing in customer service, systems creation, and training & development. She also has a BA in Business Management.
Lisa, along with her husband Bob and son Brayden have called Christ Community Church home since 2009. Over the years, she has served in Go Teams, Care Night, & Student Ministries, among other places along the way. Joining staff at Christ Community Church in late 2018 has allowed her professional skills and gifts to come along her heart for ministry.
Eric is passionate about reaching the nations for Jesus. In 1994, Eric and his wife Carol traveled to Nigeria on their first short-term mission trip. This experience led to full-time international ministry in 1996.
Eric graduated from Valparaiso University and currently lives in Sycamore, IL. Hunting and fishing are favorite hobbies.
A Portland, Oregon native and reluctantly recovering hipster, Jered received a masters degree from Western Seminary and planted a church in the City of Roses for the last ten years. Being middle-aged it may seem as though several years are unaccounted for in his narrative, but they were mostly spent being a youth pastor, associate pastor, enjoying being married to his favorite person and raising three beautiful girls. He doesn't get what the big deal is about Portillos, but has acquired a taste for deep dish pizza, loves the church and loves motivating people to live transformed lives in Jesus.