Spring Break Service Trips
Spring break service trips offer students the opportunity to step outside of their comfort zones and see the world from a different perspective. Groups of students travel with staff to various sites across the country to spend a week living simply in community, providing daily service to those in need, and reflecting on the causes of poverty and the deeper meaning of Christian service.
Service Sites have included:
- Mercy Center, St. Louis, Missouri
- Nazareth Farm, Salem, West Virginia
- Glenmary Farm, Vanceburg, Kentucky
- Mercy Volunteer Corps, Savannah, Georgia
- Christian Appalachian Project, McKee, Kentucky
- Brother David Darst Center, Chicago, Illinois
- Baltimore, Maryland (Mercy Volunteer Corps, Savannah, Georgia)
- North Grand Neighborhood Services and Mercy Center, St. Louis, Mo.
- Sacred Heart Southern Missions, Walls, MS
- Mercy Medical center, Baltimore, MA
Applications available at Mercy Ministry Center
Applications and $50 non-refundable deposit due
- November through February
Mandatory orientation sessions and fund raising
Remainder of payment due
For more information, please contact Campus Minister Meg Lavelle at Lavelle@sxu.edu or 773-298-3857.