Navajo Nation Mission Trips
Beautiful scenery, beautiful people and a beautiful experience. The Navajo Nation Comprises parts of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah.The Navajo Nation mission trips are suitable for all levels of mission experience,beginner to seasoned, and all ages (kindergarten and above are welcome with their parents). These trips offer opportunities to partner with the Navajo people on:
- Home repair
- Community outreach
- Youth programs and activities
- Women's ministries
- Work, learn and serve with Navajo people
Mission team members serve alongside the Four Corners Native American Ministry and United Methodist congregations working in poor, rural areas as well as in small towns on the reservation. Team accommodations are modern bunk-house style in rustic settings, providing just the right environment for learning, sharing and growing together in Christ.
Teams will work with the local congregations on lay leader training, including Bible School training. Also help with light construction and renovation of worship spaces and family- centered places for congregational gatherings.
Navajo Nation trips offer the opportunity to learn directly from the Navajo people about their culture, history, current situation and call to the Lord. Education and fun are intermingled with opportunities to serve and worship. In addition to mission work, team members will have the opportunity to visit historical and cultural sites. Past cultural excursions have included the Hubble Trading Post, the Navajo National Monument, Canyon De Chelly and other scenic places on the reservation. Teams can drive or fly to the Navajo Nation. Driving takes approximately 16 hours. Particpants flying would go through Albuquerque airport with a 2 hour drive to the Navajo Nation.
Need More Information?
Still have questions about going on a mission trip? Go to the Preparing for a Trip page for more information, application packet, tips, and frequently asked questions.
Interested in Leading a Trip?
Visit the Leading a Trip page to find out more information, requirements, and training dates.