Touching Lives Across America and Around the World

"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest parts of the earth." Acts 1:8

We have many members or former members of Second Baptist that have been called to the mission field. Please have your classes pray for them or "adopt a missionary" and pray for them once a month. Please click this link to see a full list of our missionaries.

Mission Trips

Second offers many opportunities to participate in mission trips designed with both single adults and families in mind, within the continental United States, as well as to international destinations. Trips focus on a variety of activities, including Vacation Bible School, community outreach, building projects, church planting and medical and/or dental services. Throughout the year, up-to-date information, trip costs and training dates are posted on this page.

Mission Trip Application Process

1. Click here to apply for a Mission trip.
2. Upon receipt of your application, an interview with be scheduled.
3. Once the interview has taken place and you have been approved to serve on a team, you will receive confirmation of your acceptance, along with a packet of information on how to build a team for financial and prayer support, the cost of the trip, trip guidelines and expectations, and a sample support letter.
4. Within 14 days of your approval, a $200 non-refundable deposit is due in the Missions Office. This deposit will secure your airline ticket for the trip.
5. After your deposit has been received, your name and contact information will be given to the trip leader who will contact you regarding mandatory training dates and other important trip details.

Get In Touch with the Missions Office

Sam Glass, Missions Pastor
713.365.2338, or sglass@second.org

Mission Trips 2018

The trips listed below will provide you with an opportunity to impact our world for Christ. Through the years, we have seen person after person step out of their comfort zone and embrace God's call on their life, never to be the same. This page will be updated frequently regarding trip dates, leadership and trip costs, so please check back often!


January 12-20, 2018 (FULL)

Water purification, discipleship, women’s and children’s ministry will be the heart of this effort in January of 2018.



March 15-21, 2018

Alaska Missions has a unique opportunity to provide high quality assistance at the finish line of the Iditarod race in Nome, Alaska. Evangelism and serving in the name of Christ.



March 10-17, 2018

The purpose of this family friendly trip is to serve the 120 orphans of Casa Hogar Allegre in Tuxtla Gutierrez. This team will host VBS for the children, organize special events and provide light maintenance and repair of the orphanage.


April 14-21, 2018

Together with the myLIFEspeaks organization, this family friendly team will provide discipleship, VBS for the orphaned children and light maintenance and repair as needed. The myLIFEspeaks group was created for orphan care and orphan prevention, education, and public health.


June 2018

Our team will serve with Buckner International’s staff at a community center just outside Bungoma, near Uganda. We will provide humanitarian aid, distribute shoes, educate, encourage and evangelize. 


June 2018

We will be working with refugees from Syria and other Middle Eastern countries being housed in Lebanon. Medical, food, clothing, education and children’s ministry will be part of the focus of efforts from this team.


July 2018

The purpose of this family friendly trip is to serve the 120 orphans of Casa Hogar Allegre in Tuxtla Gutierrez. This team will host VBS for the children, organize special events and provide light maintenance and repair of the orphanage.



July 2018

This family friendly trip is in partnership with Alaska Missions and Retreats. The team will serve those who are fishing during the Salmon Frenzy – a time of year when many Alaskan residents come together and fish for salmon to stock up for the year before it gets too cold. The team will also do arts and crafts and games with the families to build a relationship and create an opportunity to share the story of Christ’s life, death and resurrection.



July 2018

Experience a mission trip without leaving home through the American Exposure Program, a Chinese student exchange sponsored by the Sichaun Province Department of Education. In the course of daily interaction with host families and others, Chinese teens enhance their English language skills, learn the values of a different culture and gain experience in our American lifestyle. Moreover, the host families will model and share their Christian values with the students. If you are interested in hosting students, contact Laura Tucker ltucker@second.org.



July/August 2018

This men only team will work in construction, evangelism and lead worship services in the local church outside of Guatemala City this March. 


July 29 - August 3, 2018

On this all men’s trip, we will partner with For All Mankind Movement and go into the work camps of the day laborers in Dubai. The men in the camps come to the UAE seeking work and high pay. As soon as they arrive, their passports are taken and they are forced to work 15hr+ days and placed in horrible living conditions with very little pay. They are modern day slaves. The team on this trip will distribute compassion kits filled with basic hygiene items and share the Gospel through storytelling with the day laborers.



August 24 - Sept. 1, 2018

Local church partners will lead in reaching and teaching their village about Christ in this multidimensional ministry effort.



September 2018

Spending time serving, loving and caring for the needs of over 140 special needs orphans. Daily working with Show Hope staff in the care of these children. Grow in knowledge and grace needed for the orphan problem worldwide.



October 13-20, 2018

In partnership with e3 Partners, this trip focuses on church planting in Colombia. Our teams will go door-to-door sharing the Gospel and leading late afternoon worship services at the new church plant sites in Barranquilla.


For more information, please call 713.365.2338.