Welcome to the “Missions” webpage for Clifford Baptist Church

It has become increasingly clear to CBC leadership that mission efforts, whether domestic or international are a primary thread in God’s weaving of the Clifford Baptist Church garment. All missions are equally important, whether long term, short term, overseas, in another state or locally. The only question that’s important is “are you serving where the Lord has called you?” If you are; then you are just as faithful to the Lord if you serve locally as if you serve internationally. Surrender to missions is a question of obedience; not location or distance.

People from Clifford have ministered in the following places:
 
Internationally

Angola, Argentina, Brazil,Chad,Chile,Dominican Republic,Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala,Haiti, India, Ireland,Kenya, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rumania, Russia, Slovakia,South Africa,Switzerland,Tanzania,Thailand,Turkey,Yemen,Zambia

 

Domestically

Gulf Coast, Kairos Prison Ministry Impact Virginia, Mountain Mission School, Cherokee, North Carolina, Charlotte, South Carolina, Standing Rock, N.Dakota, Backpack Ministry, Good News Club,Samaritans Purse, Meals on Wheels
 

The Lord is touching the world from Clifford and we want to keep doing it as long and in as many places as the Lord will take us.

 
Pastor Clyde Mawyer, Jr. 
 

Previous Church Sponsored Trips

  • 2012 Hope of Life International Guatemala Trip                Team:  19 people                                                                        Length: 7 days                                                                     Purpose: To fill in and work wherever Hope of Life International Staff needed us most                                                                       Goals Accomplished:  Helped out in the Rescued baby center and the Senior Center. We fed people at a feeding center near the local dump. We dug the footings and then made the forms for the footings for a home. We put together food bags then traveled into the country to hand deliver them. We tied many linear feet of pepper plants and dug many rows of soil for more plants in a half dozen or more greenhouses.

 

  • September 2013 Mountain Mission School Trip             Team:  14 people                                                               Length:  4 days                                                                      Purpose: To help MMS get various jobs and projects completed to free up their staff to do other things. We were a force multiplier.                                                                                  Goals Accomplished:  Dismantled a fence; removed posts and ramp; cleaned up the area; hand dug the area for the form, built the form, spread the gravel and poured the concrete for the new dumpster pad; replaced broken support pole on a swing set; repaired a drainage pipe; weeded and mowed; straightened and cleaned the auditorium; repaired a dishwasher; cut over $1000 worth of coupons; inventoried a sports shed; cleaned bathrooms and led a Chapel service with a missions presentation.

 

  • July 2014 Hope of Life International Guatemala

Team: 10 people                                                                             Length: 10 days                                                                          Purpose: to take care of multiple jobs in order to free up the staff and local workers to do other things. We were a force multiplier. Goals Accomplished: Construction, cleaned up newly built hospital, food distribution in a village, worked on a parking lot near the playground at the top of the mountain, worked construction on a house in a different small village by the river,  

  • May 2016 Until the Whole World Knows Ministry in                 Port au Prince, Haiti
Team: 7 people                                                                         Length: 8 days                                                                                Purpose: To do quite a bit of repair in a walled in school, and to hang doors throughout a home that will become the halfway house to transition school girls that age out of the school from the protected environment of the school to the reality of the streets of Port au Prince.                                                                                   Goals Accomplished: built doors for each of the stalls in the bathroom, built library shelves, repaired a hole in a wall that allowed rats to get inside with the children, hung doors throughout a large 2 story home that will be the girls house to help transition them from a protected environment to the real world of the streets.
 
  • Destination: February 2nd – 9th, 2019, Port au Prince, Haiti

Team: 5 people                                                                             Length: 8 days                                                                                 Purpose: To build counters, desks, shelving, display boxes and pallet wall display units to help a brand new ministry designed to provide a place for Haitian artisans to work, display and sell their hand made products. This helps them establish a profession which allows them to provide for their families with dignity.                         Goals Accomplished: Under the guidance and supervision of Ed Sale the team built 4 pallet display units, 2 tables, 4 tall finished cabinets, 1 short finished cabinet, 6 display boxes, 17 shelving cabinets for one building, 1 desk,  1 68” counter and 1 80” counter.

 
 

Upcoming  Mission Events being Planned

 
  • Destination: South Asia Region

Contact Person/Team Leader: Laverne Castillo laverne@advancingnativemissions.org   

 Date of Trip: October 2019
 Required Skills: This trip will have particular skills desired.    Note: If you are interested please contact Laverne for more information. Cost: $2000 – $2500/person
 
  • Destination: North Africa Region
Contact Person/Trip Leader: Ginny Gordon sweetvirginia15@gmail.com 
Date of Trip: To Be Decided
Required Skills: This trip will have particular skills desired.
Note: If you are interested please contact Ginny for more information.
 Cost: To be determined  
 
  • Destination: Mountain Mission School, Grundy, Virginia
Contact People/Trip Leaders: Jim & Elaine Hooker
Ehooker03@aol.com
Date of Trip: leaving after worship August 25th, 2019 and returning August 28th, 2019
Required Skills: No particular skills needed. General work in and around the school inside and out.
Note: If you are interested please contact Jim & Elaine for more information.
Cost: If you desire you can be housed and fed in the facility which greatly reduces cost.  
 
  • Destination: Standing Rock, North Dakota
Contact People/Trip Leaders: Davis & Celia Massie, (434) 534-2221, cdmassie@yahoo.com
Date of Trip: July, 2019 (always the last week of July)
Required Skills: No particular skills.
Note: If you are interested please contact Celia for more information.
Cost: Approx. $1200 if you fly
 
  • Disaster Relief Team
Destination: Local and surrounding areas
Contact People/Trip Leaders: Adam & Tracy Wilburn
henrythumb@aol.com
Date of Event: As needed
Required Skills: You would need to have had Disaster Relief Training which is available occasionally
Note: If you are interested please contact Adam or Tracy Wilburn. Cost: Please ask Adam or Tracy.
 
Who Can Participate?
Spiritual requirement: All team members must be a born again believer in the Christian faith.
Gender: Both men and women are welcome
Age: 18 and up generally. Under age people may come if accompanied by a parent or guardian
Other Qualifications: You will be required to fill an application from which the team will be selected. Some trips have particular needs and/or restrictions based on where in the world we are going. Another link on this webpage will direct you to the Trip Application.
Note: Disaster Relief:
Please check with Adam and/or Tracy about the specifics of participation such as age, training, etc. It could be quite different than for a mission trip.
 
 
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Photos from 2016 Haiti Mission Trip

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Photos from 2012 Guatemala Mission Trip

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