A ministry or missionary that is supported financially by RISING Church, as well as through mission encounters, prayer, service projects and/or direct relationships. These ministries meet the guidelines established by the Missions Advisory Team and are intentional in sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
The mission of the 111 Project is for every church to commit one family to one purpose of leaving no child without a family. At RISING Church, we partner with Live the Promise and are focused on increasing the number of quality foster families and decreasing the number of foster children without homes. To do this we are committed to raising up and supporting a foster care family at Rising Church by providing meals, meeting special needs, providing childcare, and prayer.
Amigos for Christ
Amigos for Christ is a nonprofit organization founded in 1999 that facilitates water, health, education, and economic development in rural Nicaraguan communities. They exist to serve God by providing opportunities for missionaries and impoverished families to grow through life-changing experiences.
Campus Outreach | Sam Houston State
As a full-time Campus Outreach staff member, through the power of Christ and His Spirit, Darin will be a part of that call by building relationships with students and engaging in life-on-life discipleship. His end goal and hope is to see Christ worshipped in all the nations by sending laborers to the lost world, both domestic and overseas, from Houston campuses!
Nothing But the Truth Ministries
It is our purpose to point others to a real and relevant relationship with The Truth and to show his unconditional love for us! We look forward to sharing with you all the Lord is teaching us. We are a ministry committed to meeting people where they are, and we do this in real ways by meeting real needs. If you have a desire to serve in this way, we would be honored for you to join us!
Out of Darkness
Out of Darkness is the anti-trafficking ministry of Atlanta Dream Center, Inc. Their mission is to reach, rescue and restore all victims of commercial sexual exploitation, so that the glory of God may be known. Our vision is a world where the ruins are rebuilt, the breach is repaired and the streets are restored.
Partners in India
The Path Project
The Path Project partners with families, schools, churches and businesses to help children and teenagers in at-risk communities close the achievement gap and find the right path for their lives – spiritually, academically, and socially. Our hope is that every child who is part of The Path Project will: know and follow God’s plan for their life (spiritual), graduate from high school with a plan for their future (academic) and become productive members of society who give back to their community (social). To accomplish our mission the Path Project operates community centers where we offer programs such as after-school homework help, literacy-rich opportunities, mentoring, and soccer (with our FCA Soccer partnership).
Young Life | Haiti
Young Life wants every kid, everywhere to experience the message of hope in Jesus Christ. Kids in every culture respond to that life-changing message when caring adults are willing to first earn the right to proclaim the truth of the Gospel. Young Life Haiti’s motto is “Nou Kapab”– Creole for with God’s help we can!
Young Life | Middle East
Young Life Middle East is a relationship based, incarnational ministry focused on teenagers of all ethnic, religious, cultural and political backgrounds in the Jewish and Arab world, specifically in Israel and the Palestinian Territories where we currently reach out to youth. Our mission is to present an authentic picture of Jesus and walk alongside teenagers in discipleship as they respond to the Gospel. Additionally, we are committed to helping the local Arab and Messianic church community throughout the region.
ZEAL is an organization dedicated to recruiting, sending, connecting and supporting Arab Christians in the mostly unreachable Arab world. They provide financial, emotional, spiritual and educational support to several teams, team leaders and their families in several Muslim countries around the world. There are currently teams working and living in Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen.
is based on Luke 10:2 “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields. RISING Church offers a one-time scholarship to Rising Church Student Ministry graduates who have progressed through the youth missions program and who are answering the call that the Lord has placed on their hearts to continue serving in an extended ministry / missionary opportunity.
Organized and sponsored domestic and global trips sponsored by RISING Church. There will be opportunities for adults, youth and families to participate. These encounters are designed to not only have a great impact on the lives of those we minister to but to create growth and change in the lives of all of our participants.
Student Life Mission Camp
Student Life Mission Camp is a Christ-centered camp for 7th-12th graders. It includes engaging worship from experienced worship leaders, learning through sound biblical teaching and Bible study, community in Life Groups, and mission projects in the local communities. It’s a week of focused learning, heartfelt praise, dramas, community building, teamwork, and most importantly, God’s Word on center stage.
Date: June 2 – 6, 2019
Location: Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA
Cost: $325 per student
Deadline: April 1st
For Upcoming 7th & 8th graders
Mission Training Dates:January 27th, March 3rd, April 14th, May 1
Contact: Jalen Sowell 731-796-5474
RISING Church is sending a team to Nicaragua to build relationships with our missions partner Amigos for Christ and the people of La Danta, who we will be working alongside to install their water system. This will be an intergenerational group so singles, couples, and families are invited. If you haven’t been on a mission trip before but are feeling the tug, this could be the one for you.
Date: June 22nd – 29th, 2019
Host: Amigos for Christ
Location: Chinandega, Nicaragua
Cost: $275 + flight, typically around $725
Deadline: May 15th
Information Meeting: February 10, in the theater after service
Training Dates: April 14th, May 19th
Contact: Todd Wright
We’ll spend 5 nights camping in Amor’s base camp, which means we’ll be sleeping in tents, using pit toilets & bucket showers, eating meals & worshiping around the campfire! We’ll spend 4 days building a family in desperate need a brand new, very simple 11′ x 22′ home. We will be doing far more than building a home, we will be building hope as we share God’s love in a very tangible way.
Date: May 29 – June 5th, 2019
Host: Amor Ministries
Location: Tijuana, Mexico
Cost: $1200-$1400 per student
Deadline: February 1st
Mission Training Dates:January 27th, March 3rd, April 14th, May 19th – 1:30-3:00pm at Aaron & Kimberly’s house
Contact: Aaron Young
RISING College Summer Discipleship Circuit
This Summer RISING College takes on a brand new adventure! We’ll be spending 11 days in Mexico and Southern California – 1/2 short term missions encounter building a house for a family in need in Tijuana, Mexico through Amor Ministries; 1/2 epic discovery adventure, exploring the natural beauty of Southern California in places like Joshua Tree National Park, Yosemite National Park, and the Pacific Coast. During our time we’ll also be uncovering and exploring the giftings and passions so uniquely given to us by the Lord, as a means of taking closer steps towards the purposes and callings the Lord has placed on each one of us. Students will receive valuable resources, knowledge, and insight through exploring and developing personality profiles, spiritual giftings, identifying strengths, weaknesses, and vocational affinities & aptitudes as we sharpen each other over the course of 11 days.
Date: May 29th – June 9th, 2019
Location: Tijuana, Mexico + Southern/Central California
Contact: Blaine Tiller
This trip is designated for students who have prior missions experience and are ready to work for over a week in Costa Rica by sharing the gospel with locals, spending time working with local schools, putting on a VBS for children in the area, and more. This trip is primarily for students who feel comfortable in doing one-on-one ministry and are prepared to do the preparatory work necessary to make sure that they are ready to minister to the people of Costa Rica.