Baylor Missions Week Kicks Off Sept. 27, 2021, Hosting 35+ Organizations
Baylor Missions Week 2021, supported by the Lynn A. and Jacqueline S. Harmon Endowment, kicks off Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 with events and activities through Friday, October 1, 2021! More than 35 participating organizations will visit campus to share information and knowledge about their organizations, causes, and opportunities to engage in short-term and long-term service opportunities.
Missions Week provides missions education and raises student awareness about the possibilities to grow, love, and serve both through Baylor University mission trips as well as with many global and community partners.
Participating organizations include:
- TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission)
- Greater Europe Mission
- Waco Habitat for Humanity
- One More Child
- Avant Ministries
- Mission of Hope
- ELIC (English Language Institute/China)
- Go Now Missions
- Children's Relief International
- Casas por Cristo
- UrbanPromise Arkansas
- Cafe 1040
- Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
- Cameron Park Zoo
- The FoodBox Waco
- Waco-McLennan County Library
- Mentor Waco
- Mentoring Alliance
- City of Waco Solid Waste Department
- Waco Shepherd's Heart, Inc.
- Mission Waco, Mission World, Inc.
- Caritas of Waco
- Keep Waco Beautiful
- Pop's Lemonade Company
- Talitha Koum Institute
- Transformation Waco AfterSchool Academy
- Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
- Waco Cha
- Kona Ice Waco
- Friends For Life
This year's line-up will feature the annual Missions Fair, Brunch & Learn, Dr. Pepper Hour, Global Missions Informational Sessions, along with the inaugural Love Local Fest and Power Hour Simulation.
Monday, Sept. 27, 2021
Go Global Missions Fair
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Vara Martin Daniel Plaza (outside of the Bill Daniel Student Center)
Go Global Missions Fair is a tabling opportunity for missions teams and global partners to connect with Baylor students, share about their work and opportunities to serve.
Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021
Brunch & Learn
10 a.m. - Noon | Bobo Spiritual Life Center
Brunch & Learn is a casual brunch and networking opportunity for students to connect with partners in a more intimate setting.
Dr. Pepper Hour in Collaboration w/ Dept. of Modern Languages & Cultures (MLC) and Baylor & Beyond, LLC
3-4 p.m. | Barfield Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center
Celebrate Day of Languages In collaboration with Modern Languages & Cultures, and Baylor & Beyond LLC. Plus prize giveaways. Participants can join the self-paced language Kahoot challenge to sharpen their language knowledge. Winners will be announced at 3:20, 3:40 and 4:00 p.m. Participants will also be highlighted on the Kahoot leaderboard for bragging rights.
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021
Love Local Fest
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Vara Martin Daniel Plaza (outside of the Bill Daniel Student Center)
Food, fun, and community! Join the Love Local Fest discover the richness of Waco and connect with local organizations, businesses, and coalitions to Love Where You Live. Free food truck vouchers for the first 50 students to join and participate.
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021
Global Missions Informational Meeting
12:15-1:15 p.m. | Bobo Spiritual Life Center
Learn about Global Mission teams, travel updates, and how to join a team. Lunch provided.
Friday, Oct. 1, 2021
Power Hour Simulation
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. | Bobo Spiritual Life Center
Join this interactive experience to feel the power of love, and dive deep into the dynamics of power and influence. Free lunch and special prize giveaway provided for all participants.
For more information, contact Dom McShan, Assistant Director for Marketing, Communications, and Events.