Mission Trips

New Life puts together a mission trip each summer. Serving others and taking time in a different place at a different pace helps us to get outside our norm to see that the world is more than our little neck of the woods.  We alternate between international and national to serve in the USA and around the world.  Mission Trips are intergenerational and usually 7 days.


Current Trip Details-

2019 Mission Trip To Costa Rica - June 29 to July 6

We will be working with the United Methodist Church Of Costa Rica in local churches in the Puerto Viejo region (about 50 miles from San Jose). Work will range from construction projects to VBS time with the local kids.


Cost Break Down

$650 - Project Materials, Tips, Lodging, Food, and Transportation)

$25 - Travel Insurance

$100 - Fun Day

$800 - Flight

$1575 total cost 

(Please note this is an estimate. Until we know exactly how many people are going and nail down flights we will not know an exact amount).


For complete details contact isabelle.sullivan@newlifeumc.org

Collier County, Florida

Collier County, Florida

Each year New Life church takes a mission trip to help those in need. This year seventeen friends will head down to Collier County, Florida to help hurricane victims devastated by the 2017 Hurricane Irma. To put Irma in perspective, FEMA registrations for assistance topped 2.6 million Floridians. The team will be focusing on two homes while they are down there.  Jobs will include putting up insulation and paneling, all new flooring and cabinets, as well as new bathrooms and kitchen

Our Missionary: Clara Biswas

Our Missionary: Clara Biswas

Clara Biswas is our sponsored missionary in Cambodia.  She serves the poorest children there providing them with food, medical attention and love. Clara works tirelessly with over 600 children every week.  Learn more about her good works!

New Life Church receives a letter quarterly from Clara with pictures of the kids she serves with.  Read them below! New Life is excited to support Claire Biswas in her Street Children ministry.

CARITAS (Annual - Spring)

"...I was a stranger and you invited me in..." Matthew 25:35

Many people in the Richmond metro area are in transition between jobs and housing, currently putting them in a state of homelessness.
Congregations Around Richmond Involved to Assure Shelter (CARITAS) is an organization designed to help families and individuals who are currently experiencing these transitions.  One week each year, New Life has the opportunity to host 30-40 women and provide for some of their basic needs.  It is our pleasure to offer up 3 meals a day, a warm place to sleep and a hot shower for these women.  Individuals and families are invited to help serve during this week. Contact the connections team, or learn more about this organization by visiting their site www.caritasva.org

Prison Fellowship Angel Tree (Annual - Christmas)

Prison Fellowship Angel Tree (Annual - Christmas)

There are children in our community missing a parent(s) due to incarceration.  Through the Prison Fellowship Angel Tree Program, we can help to bring Christ's love to children as well as a connection to their incarcerated parent during the Christmas season.  You are invited to serve as a mentor, transportation, cook

2016 Christmas Offering

100% of this year's offering will be given to Strong Mission ministry in Costa Rica. New Life has been twice and is excited to help their ministry grow. This gift will allow Strong Missions to continue their feeding, education, youth intervention activities (arts and sports) and entrepreneurship for women as they currently serve 380 children and will be adding  another 150 kids over the upcoming year.   The gift will also help Strong Mission continue to build their permanent facility in Alajuela, Costa Rica.