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+ Domestic and International Airfare

+ Lodging and Meals

+ Visas and Travel Insurance

+ Service Projects


$300 Deposit Due: Due Now

65% of Trip Cost Due: Feb. 1st

All Forms Are Due: March 1st

100% of Trip Cost Due: April 1st


$300 Deposit Due: Due Now

65% of Trip Cost Due: May 1st

All Forms Are Due: Aug. 1st

100% of Trip Cost Due: Sept. 1st

You are responsible to pay for airline baggage fees. GV retains the right to adjust pricing and dates based on unforeseen circumstances. No refunds available. Click here for more info about what is included in the trip cost.

Even Through the Pandemic, God’s Work hasn’t Stopped!

This past year has been very interesting, but we are looking to the year ahead full of faith at what God desires to do in the world! We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation on the ground in the countries we are traveling to.

Your safety is our top priority. If we have to change our plans, we will look for an alternative option to still minister. Should we need to change the trip, none to very little cost will be lost.

A Message from John & Martine Smithwick, GV Founders

Hear from GV Team Members:

“GV took precautions to keep the team safe and to honor local guidelines throughout the entire trip. We felt at ease during all of the travel and ministry and the Gospel was not inhibited at all. In fact, in the midst of the pandemic, people were even hungrier for the hope of Jesus Christ and GV found innovative ways to effectively share the Gospel. Don’t wait. People need a Savior now!”

– Grace Boyer, GV Team Member

“The GV team always made us feel safe and provided everything that we needed for the entire trip. They continually communicated with us while we were traveling to and from Albania. They made the process so easy.  I never felt unsafe or worried for my life or my daughter. The team was amazing and treated us like family from the very beginning. My daughter and I will definitely be going on another trip in the future!”

– Cara Anderson, GV Team Member

“Safety is always a priority on any GV trip. This last trip to Ecuador with my girls I was never worried or had a cause for concern that we would be placed in danger. Global Ventures is a premier mission organization and that is one of the many reasons we have done multiple trips with GV and will continue to do so.”

– Jimmy Buster, GV Team Member

Want to Bring a Church Group?

Your church group can experience the joy of doing ministry together.

We are ready to help assist your group every step of the way!

  • Download the graphic slide and short videos for church announcements about the trips.
  • Receive frequent updates on how your group is doing. (Documents and Funds)
  • Receive help with fundraiser ideas.

Special Group Discount: For any Pastoral staff, you get $100 off for every person you bring. (Each person in the group must come on the same trip as the leader and must put the leader’s name on their application.)

Click here and send us a message with the name of your leader and church.

Want to be a Global Ventures Missionary?

Receive training through the CORE Program and participate in world missions on a regular basis.

Don’t just make missions an experience, make it your life purpose.