Serve

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

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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 roscamc@uni.edu to learn more. 

WALNUT NEIGHBORHOOD SPRING CLEAN UP

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 khoskinson@orchardhillchurch.org if you’d like to be a part of this partnership opportunity! 

TRY PIE

Jenna Carroll- rarrojac@uni.edu

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Carter Roskam - roskamc@uni.edu

SALVATION ARMY

Derek Kimball- dkimball@orchardhillchurch.org

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 lindsaymcd15@gmail.com or Tate Offenburger at offenburgert1@gmail.com 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 sara.rockow@naz.org for information about Jamaica, and email cmoore@orchardhillchurch.org 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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