2019 Spring Break Domestic Mission Trips 

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  • Christ in the City is located in Denver, CO, co-ed
    Over the course of seven days you will learn to encounter and bring the mercy of Christ to the poor through street ministry. In addition, you will make a trip out to the beautiful Rocky Mountains for hiking and prayerful reflection. 

    Trip Dates: March 17-23, 2019
    Trip Cost: $250, covers everything
    Trip Contact: Renae Mitchell

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  • Missionaries of Charity in Gallup, NM, co-ed
    Come spend a week living the model of humility and simplicity Mother Teresa imparted on her community. We will be serving the poor and homeless through the soup kitchen the sisters operate by preparing and delivering food.

    Trip Dates: March 17-23, 2019
    Trip Cost: $250, covers everything
    Trip Contact: Leah Heyen


FOCUS Missions

Many students at the UNL Newman Center go on mission trips through FOCUS Missions. This extensive program provides trip opportunities at many times throughout the academic year and summer months to international and domestic destinations. 

 

Jessica Bedient international Mission Trip Scholarship

Jessica Bedient was passionate about experiencing different cultures and about serving people. To honor her life, which tragically ended in 2010, a foreign mission trip scholarship was established in her memory at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.  Jessica, a 26 year-old newlywed, died on October 13, 2010, four days after she and her husband, Tony Bedient, were in a traffic accident in Omaha.  Tony and Jessica were married just weeks before.

To honor his late wife and allow others to benefit from enriching experiences abroad, Tony Bedient established the foreign travel scholarship in 2012. The permanently endowed fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation provides annual scholarships for students wishing to travel abroad on pilgrimage or to participate in foreign-service missions. The scholarship may not be used for domestic trips. 

The application period for the 2018-2019 academic year has passed. 

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