MISSIONS

Chi Alpha Expeditions

Missions is in the DNA of our fellowship, and we provide many opportunities for students to serve during college and beyond. The tagline of XA Expeditions is "Every student prays. Every student gives. Every student goes. Every student welcomes." Our hope is that every student gets the opportunity to go on a short-term mission trip while in college. 

Spring Break 2018 registration is now open and applications are available here.
International
Granada, Spain

Join us as we partner with the Galyens in their university ministry, Raíces! Less than 0.5% claim a personal relationship with Jesus in Granada. We will conduct student interviews on campus, pray over the city, and share the message of Christ. At night, we build relationships with students over tapas, and host events at the ministry center in the heart of Granada.

15 spots | Cost: $1800-2000*
Grenoble, France

Come and see what it's like to share the Gospel in post-Christian Europe in the "Capital of the Alps." We will be partnering with a team who are reaching Muslims and the secular French at a time of heightened racial tension through evangelism, compassion, and social justice ministries. Join us as we engage students, pray over the city, and host fun outreach events!

12 spots | Cost: $1700-1800*
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

The largest Muslim nation in the world, Indonesia, is remarkably open to the gospel. We will serve with Chi Alpha at UVA alumni, Mike & Lawrencia Panton, as they partner with local churches to reach university students. Our activities will include prayer walks, Bible studies, “English Hours,” Chi Alpha events, and helping local ministries. 

8 spots | Cost: $1700-1900*
Arabian Peninsula

Be a representative of Christ in one of the most unique places in the Arabian Peninsula! It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and largest tourist destinations. You will experience prayer walking, reaching out and dialoguing with local people, and learning firsthand about missions in this region. Our team will get a good picture of what it looks like to be a worker in this area of the world. 

8 spots | Cost: $1800-2000*
North Africa

We're excited to go to this area of North Africa for the first time! We will immerse ourselves in the hustle and bustle of North 
Africa where we will prayer walk the streets of the city, interact with Muslims through the local English learning center, and see 
what it means to serve this area of the world. Come catch the vision for how God is moving in this community!

8 spots | Cost: $1800-2000*
West Africa

Come experience the mission field of this region! We will dive into the culture, prayer walk, reach out and dialogue with locals, and learn to share Jesus in West Africa. Take the time this Spring Break to go cross-cultural and grow in representing Christ to the nations.

10 spots| Cost: $1900-2000
Contact: erin@xaatuva.com
Domestic
Fairbanks, Alaska

We're going to the ends of the earth, without leaving the U.S.! Chi Alpha is in its 4th year at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has seen significant growth. Due to their isolation from other Chi Alphas, we have an incredible opportunity to serve alongside and propel UAF Chi Alpha to make an even greater impact. We will focus on campus evangelism and outreach - think Engage:UVA with extra jackets and gloves!

11 spots | Cost: $1550-1850*
Salt Lake City, Utah

This trip will focus on campus evangelism with XA at Utah Valley University with UVA alum, Tyler Wrocklage, and on reaching out to Mormons in the community through special events and service projects. We will also be partnering with the Nicholsons, missionaries to Mormons who have gained a great deal of favor in their community!

16 spots | Cost: $850*
Atlanta Dream Center

We are heading back to the Dream Center again this year! We have worked with inner city youth, taken food to the homeless, and helped with the local ministry to prostituted women -- all while experiencing the city of Atlanta. This trip is sure to be transformative in your heart for the world and in your relationship with Christ.

34 spots | $525
Celebration Church, Richmond

Come serve the people of Richmond as we partner with the local church! We will do outreach through construction, working with kids, helping the church thrift store and food pantry, and more! Come experience inner-city Richmond and take part in what it looks like to be salt and light in this neighboring city!

24 spots | $300
CHAT Richmond

We're headed back to Church Hill Activities & Tutoring this year for Spring Break! CHAT reaches youth in a Richmond neighborhood deeply affected by a cycle of poverty. CHAT focuses on educational programs and community development, with a vision to transform the city with the power and love of Christ! This team will be serving youth and gaining a greater vision for God’s love for the city!

10 spots | $205
Community Housing Solutions, Greensboro

CHS is an organization that helps remodel homes for low-income families in the Greensboro, N.C. area. The team will work on a project for the week, which will range from remodeling roofs, to kitchens, to bathrooms. No prior construction experience is necessary!

19 spots | $275
Habitat For Humanity

We're headed to North Carolina with Habitat for Humanity! Habitat is an organization that offers hand ups not handouts. This is a great way to make a hands-on, physical change in the world, and to bond with a team of other awesome Chi Alphans! No construction knowledge is necessary.

13 spots | $250
*Prices dependent on airfare

Give a Year

The motto of XA Expeditions is Give a year, pray about a lifetime. If you are considering giving a year to missions, we want to help! This page will be updated regularly with the information you need if you are considering giving a year to missions. This information is specific to serving with Assemblies of God World Missions. If you want to serve with another organization, we encourage that as well, but can't provide any specific information.

If you interested in more information about giving a year, contact erin@xaatuva.com. Give-a-Year meetings will continue in Fall 2017.

For more information about Chi Alpha Expeditions, check out the national website at xaexpeditions.com!

Also, check out the following Give-a-Year tip videos from our very own, Pete Bullette!
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