Missions

One of the five touchstones that characterizes LBC is we are mission driven Therefore, we are a church that is outwardly focused, Driven to reach people, Intentionally equipped for service, and encourages its members to be involved in a mission

Current Work & Partnerships

Local & National

International

Long Term

Current Work &
Partnerships

Pray for Team Nicaragua

  • Pray for our team as we prepare to host a retreat for Nicaraguan pastors’ wives. Pray that we would be an encouragement to these women as they serve alongside their husbands.
  • Pray for our team as we lead children’s activities for 130 kids each day at Taellor’s House. Pray that we would share the love and message of Christ with every child.
  • Pray for our team as we lead children’s activities and serve lunch each day in a community near the city dump for more than 200 children.
  • Pray for our team as we minister to women through the Unshackled ministry. Pray for our team members as we teach life skills, job skills, and share the hope of Christ with these women.
  • Pray for our men who will be teaching indigenous Pastor’s each day, that they will have great connection with the Pastors and that they will effectively be able to share spiritual truths.
  • Pray for our men as they meet with the dads from Taellor’s House, that it will be a sweet and encouraging time.
  • Pray that our team will be an encouragement to the Project Hope staff as we serve together for the week.

Domestic & Local

Missions Opportunities

Impact Events 

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Impact Events are designed to give individuals and families an opportunity to use their gifts and talents in service to others while sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

Serve KC

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Each month we have opportunities to serve Kansas City through partnering with local mission partners in our community. As a church we want to be the hands and feet of Jesus through serving the homeless, orphans, prisoners, refugees, and least of these in KC.

Send Relief

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Send Relief is a partnership with Southern Baptist Disaster Relief efforts. Our disaster relief teams respond when crisis hits, quickly providing assistance ranging from serving hot meals to helping families clean up after a storm. We want to bring relief to hurting communities by providing the help, hope and healing of Jesus.

Food Pantry Donations

 Year-Round

 Year-Round

Buddy Bags and Benevolence Bags

We are collecting food pantry items for Buddy Bags, these items will go to local elementary schools! Click here for more infomation on what items are needed. 

Send Help and Hope to Ukraine

We have partnered with a few different organizations to send help and hope to Ukraine. Click the button to find out more about how you can get involved!

International

Missions Opportunities 

Nicaragua

 May 27 – June 1

 May 27 – June 1

 Estimated cost is $1,300

Trip is FULL. To be added to a Waiting List, CLICK HERE.

There are two separate components to this trip as we serve alongside mission partner Project Hope: a ladies/mother/daughter trip and a trip for Bible teachers. For more details, click “Learn More.”

Dominican Republic

 June 17-24 

 June 17-24

 Estimated cost is $1,350

Trip is FULL. To be added to a Waiting List, CLICK HERE.

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Working with mission partner Score International, this trip focuses on a variety of ministry opportunities including food distribution, light construction, children’s ministry and relational evangelism in the Haitian community of the Dominican.

Kenya

 June 20 – July 2

 June 20 – July 2

 Estimated cost is $2,500

This trip is open to all adults who have or are serving in the medical field.  This would include nurses, doctors and physician assistants, pharmacists, etc.  This is a medical missions opportunity, serving with a growing local church in the town of Eldoret, Kenya.

Costa Rica

 July 8-15

 July 8-15

 Estimated cost is $1,350

Trip is FULL. To be added to a Waiting List, CLICK HERE.

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Working with mission partner Score International, this trip focuses on a variety of ministry opportunities including food distribution, light construction, children’s ministry and relational evangelism in some of the poorest communities in Costa Rica.

Guatemala

 August 6-13 (New Dates)

 August 6-13

 Estimated cost is $1,300

This trip is open to all adults and to students 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian.  Working with mission partner Carry the Cross and Daybreak International this trip involves various sports and childrens ministry opportunities and discipleship for various ages.  This is a great trip option for sports enthusiasts, coaches or anyone who has a passion for sharing the Gospel.  Team size up to 18.

Canada

 July 16-22

 July 16-22

 Estimated cost is $1,000

Trip is FULL. To be added to the Waiting List, CLICK HERE.

This trip is open to all adults and involves various kinds of social work and relational evangelism in and around the city of Montreal, partnering with Renaissance Church, and North American Mission Board church plant.  Activities will include planning and managing a basketball tournament, distributing food and helping to conduct large events with the people of Renaissance Church.

Haiti

 October 15-23

 October 15-23

 Estimated cost is $1250

This is a medical specific mission trip working directly with our mission partner, Project Hope.  The trip involves flying into and out of Port Haitian, Haiti via a missionary airline, MFI and serving at the Project Hope base in Pignon.  The trip is primarily for Medical professionals including doctors, physicians assistants, nurses and pharmacists.  More details for this trip will be added as they are developed.

Southeast Asia

 October 16-25

 October 16-25

 Estimated cost is $2,500

This trip is open to healthy and active adults.  Team will work with mission partner Mountain Calling serving believers and sharing the Gospel in this dark and often difficult part of the world.  Activities include Pastoral training for indigenous Pastor’s, discipleship and encouragement of new believers, and relational evangelism with tourist and people in the tourism industry.  Trip involves a lot of walking/hiking.

Nicaragua

 October 19-26

 October 19-26

 Estimated cost is $1,300

This trip is open to all adults and to students age 14-17 years with a parent/signed guardian. Working with mission partner Project Hope, the trip involves constructing homes, doing daily evangelism and discipleship and serving at various established ministry sites.   Constructions skills of benefit but are not required and there is something for everyone as far as service opportunities in Nicaragua. 

Peru

 This trip has been postponed to January 2025

 Postponed to Jan. 2025

 Estimated cost is $2,600

This trip is centered around supporting the ongoing ministries of mission partner Compassion International and the Compassion school/church planted by LBC in Piura, Peru.  LBC people sponsor 500+ children in this area and if you are a sponsor you will likely have the opportunity to meet and spend time with you child.

Honduras

 January 2025

 January 2025

 Cost is $1350

This is a unique mission trip opportunity specifically for law enforcement or ex-law enforcement individuals.  The focus of the trip will be conducting training for the leadership at the Honduran Police Academy in Comayagua, Honduras.  Training will focus on various law enforcement skills and procedures to help them do their job better and safer.