PCM is pleased to provide opportunities for short-term teams to travel to Poland to assist in ministry and service projects. We believe short-term teams can be a significant encouragement to the Polish churches as they establish relationships with pastors and church leaders, serve alongside the members of the church, and reach out to meet the needs of the local communities.
As a short-term team member, you can use your gifts to serve the people of Poland and, in so doing, build bridges between the nations that will last into eternity. Your heart for God and His Kingdom will surely expand as you witness faith in action in a foreign country.
As part of a PCM short-term trip, you can assist Polish congregations/church plants in one or more of the following ways:
- Leadership Development
- Small group ministry
- Children’s ministry
- Worship ministry
- Local evangelism initiatives (teaching conversational English, soccer clinics, etc.)
- Building renovation and work projects that serve the needs of the local church
- Fulfilling other specific needs of the local congregation as needed
2023 Poland Bound
Because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, over 5.2 million Ukrainian refugees have found their way to Poland. This focus of welcoming and providing for these Ukrainian refugees continues to be of primary importance to the Polish church and nation at this time. The attention the Ukrainian refugees need at this time is where the Polish church is directing its effort and energy.
2023 PCM Short Term Opportunities
PCM is in relationship with many Christian Fellowship churches in Poland and Ostroda Camp to determine how short term teams can come alongside them in 2023. The purpose of trips may be altered due to the number of Ukrainian refugees who have remained (for good reason) in Poland. PCM will accept applications through January 1, 2023 for winter trips and March 1, 2023 for summer trips.
TRIPS to POLAND:
Winter Session I: February 1-13, 2023 North Central Tour of churches (for pastors and church leaders) Cities included in this trip are: Bielsk Podlaski, Dzialdowo, Gdynia, Lidzbark Warminski, Lidzbark Welski, Olsztyn, Ostroda, Siemiatycze. Visit Stutthof Concentration Camp and Wolf’s Lair. Cost: $700 plus airfare
Winter Session II: February 15-27, 2023 South Poland Tour of churches (for pastors and church leaders) Cities included in this trip are: Dabrowa Gornicza, Katowice, Lodz, Lublin, Radom, Rzeszow, Sandomierz, Sosnowiec. Visit Auschwitz Concentration Camp and Krakow. Cost: $700 plus airfare
Summer Session I: May 12-24, 2023 Plock (teach English) $850 plus airfare
Summer Session II: May 19-28, 2023 Warsaw Pulawska (teach English) $700 plus airfare
Summer Session III: June 2-11, 2023 Warsaw Bemowo (community service) $700 plus airfare
Summer Session IV: June 15-26, 2023 Bialogard (support local church) $800 plus airfare
Summer Session V: June 23-July 2, 2023 Sosnowiec (children’s day camp) $700 plus airfare
Summer Session VI: June 30-July 10, 2023 (Ostroda Camp) $750 plus airfare
- Limit: 6-12
- Application with $75 is due: December 1, 2022 (winter trips) March 1, 2023 (summer trips)
- Balance is due: January 1, 2023 (winter) April 1, 2023 (summer)
Come and experience Poland through one of Polish Christian Ministries’ short-term trip opportunities! You must be 18 years of age to apply (if younger, then a legal guardian must accompany you), and you must submit applications, waiver forms, and references to the PCM office in a timely fashion. For more information contact David Hatfield at email@example.com or call him at 810-923-0226.
Send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org for a short term trip Application Form.
Send your application fee $75
Please make checks payable to: Polish Christian Ministries.
Please put in the check memo: Short-Term Volunteer
Send checks and applications to:
Polish Christian Ministries
10747 Culver Road
Brighton, Michigan 48114
If you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact David Hatfield @ email@example.com or call him @ 810-923-0226.