Global Volunteer Opportunities
Glocal Ministries is one way we put our faith into action – these are our Glocal Volunteer Opportunities to engage in presence, justice, advocacy, and compassion. To get involved with the ministry areas listed below, please contact:
Mission Partner Match Up
C-Groups are invited to participate in a one-year match-up with one of Quest’s Mission Partners in order to learn more about their ministry, provide prayer support, and go deeper in a reciprocal relationship. C-Groups are matched up each fall with Quest’s Mission Partners.
Jenni Jobe & Chelsie Noel
Sharing the Harvest
$10 = 10lb. bag of apples = 2 trees planted in the Central African Republic
We partner with other regional churches and our denomination’s global relief and development arm, Covenant World Relief, for this truly “glocal” annual fall event. By helping sell locally harvested Washington State apples, we contribute funds that are multiplied and used to plant trees on an educational training farm in the Central African Republic that builds up indigenous leadership and sustainable agriculture capacity.
Sharing the Harvest occurs each October.
Bread for the World
We partner with Bread for the World, a Christian advocacy organization, to speak into the political process on behalf of poor and hungry people in the US and around the world. Together we learn about the biblical basis and practical principles of letter-writing, engaging our representatives, and faithful advocacy as part of discipleship. Our Annual “Offering of Letters” is held each spring.
Quest has a longstanding relationship with Bob & Grace Shim, ECC missionaries in Thailand. In 2012, a Vision Team went to Thailand to discern what partnership could look like. Based on their recommendations, Quest then sent a medical team in late 2013 and an education team in early 2014. We’re now planning for a public health team to travel there in early 2017. The vision is to continue to partner through both medical and educational efforts in ways that build up local leaders and expose our volunteers to how God is at work in Thailand.
Eunice Soh & Deb Masten
Quest has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with the community of Chamwino, Tanzania, and has various sustaining relationships with the community there, including with our sister church, St. Peter’s Anglican Church.