We Grow When We Serve

Part of BASIC's mission is to join in the work Jesus is doing to bless a broken world.  One way we do this is by serving others.  We desire to provide opportunities for students to recognize God’s work, step across barriers and join in. 

Local Missions

Our local missions team desires to give you opportunities to serve our neighbors in our local communities. If you desire to serve beyond the borders of campus and live out the mission of Jesus, then contact us today!
Contact Carter Roskam at to learn more. 


Harvest Vineyard and Orchard Hill partners are planning a joint event with the Walnut Neighborhood on Saturday, April 22.  

You are invited to a pancake breakfast from 9:15-10:00 a.m. at Harvest Vineyard, 715 E. 4th, and then small groups will gather after breakfast to walk through the neighborhood to pick up trash from 10-11 a.m.  Garbage bags and gloves will be provided. 

If you’d like to carpool, the Orchard Hill van will be leaving OHC at 9:00 a.m. and will return to OHC at 11:15 a.m.  

Please RSVP to Kris Hoskinson if you’d like to be a part of this partnership opportunity! 


Jenna Carroll-


Carter Roskam -


Derek Kimball-

National Missions

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WHAT/WHY: InterVarsity's Des Moines Urban Plunge Spring Break experience is four days of exploring God's heart for kingdom justice in the city of Des Moines. As we live in community in the city, we'll consider the "upside down" nature of the Kingdom of God. We'll explore God's redemptive plan surrounding racial reconciliation, wealth, and privilege. As we learn about these topics, we'll hear stories from local partners, share our own experiences, study scripture together, pray and worship together, eat and have fun together.

HOW TO REGISTER: Register online HERE.

Click here to view Facebook event page.

Email Lindsay McDonald at or Tate Offenburger at for more information.

Global Missions

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Each spring break we serve beyond our borders with partners in Jamaica and Haiti. Through long-standing relationships with our two partner churches, Orchard Hill and Nazareth Lutheran Church, we have taken teams to join in the ongoing mission there by helping without hurting. In Jamaica, we serve at two deaf schools through the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf and in Haiti we serve alongside our missionaries at United Christians International. The trips rotate, but you can email for information about Jamaica, and email for information about Haiti.

Get in touch

Location & Time

We meet on the campus of University of Northern Iowa in Lang Hall at 8pm when school is in session. Click here for location & directions.


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