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!
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.
Mission Exposure: Orlando
On this Mission exposure, students will be introduced to mission work over the course of 3 days, serving the people of Orlando, Florida through neighborhood service projects, volunteering with local kids outreach ministry organizations, and loving those in need. Students will also be able to grow in their relationships with God by engaging in powerful worship and insightful teaching at the summer camp Student Life is hosting. This is a great first missions experience for any student that is looking to form lasting relationships and grow in their walk with christ.
Dates: June 01 – 05, 2020
Cost: $450 ($50 Scholarship available)
Location: Lake Yale Conference Center; Leesburg, FL
Hosts: Student Life
Who is eligible: Current 6th-7th graders
Mission Encounter: Chicago
On this mission encounter, students will be pushed in their faith as they take the next step in spreading the love of christ through short term missions. While in Chicago, students will serve by working in soup kitchens, ministering to the homeless community, serving in after school programs for at-risk youth, and serving various service projects around the city – all facilitated and coordinated through CSM. students will also be opened up to new cultural experiences that will broaden and enrich their worldview, preparing them for a lifetime of “making disciples of all nations”. This trip is for any student looking to build deeper relationships with those around them and grow in their experience in loving others in Jesus’ name.
Dates: May 31 – June 06, 2020
Cost: $650 ($100 Scholarship available)
Location: Chicago, IL
Hosts: Center for Student Missions (CSM)
Who is eligible: Current 8th-12th graders
Mission Expedition: Greece
On this mission expedition, students will build on their previous missions experience and be challenged as they take on more leadership and responsibility in their missions experience. This summer we will be traveling to Greece, in partnership with YL Middle East, to host and lead a week long summer camp for refugee youth seeking asylum from all over the middle east, where we will build relationships with campers, have tons of fun leading games and activities, and spread the gospel message through testimonies, worship, dramas, and teaching. We will also have the opportunity to explore biblically historical sites in greece that will illuminate and enrich our student’s view of scripture. Because the extensive nature of this experience will be mentally, physically, and spiritually challenging, this trip is only for students who have a solid foundation of prior missions and outreach experience.
Dates: June 21 – July 03, 2020
Cost: $1000 + Airfare ($1000-1500) ($400 scholarship available)
Hosts: Young Life Middle East
Who is eligible: Current 10th-12th graders (level 2/3 experience mandatory)
We will be serving with Amigos for Christ in Nicaragua again in 2020 from June 27th – July 4th. This is a great family or parent/child trip if you’re looking for a multi-generational experience. We’ll have an information session immediately after church in the theater on October 27th. Over the past number of years the people of Nicaragua have taken a special place in our hearts and we are excited to link arms with them once more this coming summer. Take the step, join us and see what may happen. For any further questions, feel free to reach out to Todd Wright.