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CPC Missions and Service Week

Important Documents:

Missions PowerPoint >>
2020 Missions Application >>
Missions Handbook >>

CPC Missions and SERVice – THE VISION

The mission of Cedar Park Christian School is to transform the hearts and minds of our students. There is perhaps no greater opportunity for accomplishing that goal than through service. Whether At Home, Away or Abroad, when we serve others, we become more like Christ, who came “not to be served, but to serve” (Mark 10:45).

The one foundational reason that we go on mission trips needs to be to serve our Lord and Savior. In making this our priority, we see more clearly His enormous sacrifice for us, and the great need for the lost to hear His message. When signing up for our trip we can easily begin worrying about the wrong things: Am I with my friends? Is this location more fun? Which trip is the most exotic? These questions are “me-centric” and do not have Christ at the center. A better question to ask is: “How and where would God like me serve?”

As you spend time praying about which team the Lord wants you to join, please approach Him with humility. Ask Him to prepare in advance all kinds of encounters with people during CPC Serve Week in order to encourage the downhearted, show love to the unlovely, bring joy to the broken, and shine light into the darkness. The school will do everything it can to provide you the opportunity to serve with the love of Jesus is various ways. The meaningfulness of this experience, however, will greatly depend on your attitude and willingness to approach it prayerfully, positively and with personal availability to the work of the Holy Spirit’s leading. 

“For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died.
And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again."
2 Corinthians 5:14-15

THE PROCESS

Students select their mission trip by submitting their application to Ms. Boyd. When assigning trips, priority is given to students in order of grade seniority and the date the student signed up. Students who are dating may not sign up for the same team.

We pray diligently about who will be placed on each team, and ask that you also pray for God’s guidance in forming our mission teams. The Administrative and Campus Ministry Teams of Cedar Park will make the final decision in mission trip placement for each student.


THE GOALS

  • To develop a Biblical theology of missions and Christ-oriented service.
  • To experience various types of mission trips.
  • To develop compassion for the marginalized.
  • To share our faith through both words and actions.
  • To grow in the knowledge of God’s character.
  • To minister locally and cross-culturally in order to develop an appreciation for all cultures and peoples.
  • To discover and use our spiritual gifts and talents
  • To minister as part of a team.
  • To develop a lifestyle of prayer.

 

MISSION TRIPS 2020


TBD

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