Missions Opportunities

God created the people and resources of the university to help meet the needs of the world and accomplish His purposes for the good of all. Faculty Commons offers a variety of international missions experiences. Investigate opportunities to reach others beyond your borders. 

Are you interested in sharing Christ with the world?

Investigate various opportunities to join with your fellow professors, students, and Faculty Commons staff to influence the world beyond your borders.

Spring Break in Italy

Join our Italy Spring Break Outreach in 2024 at various universities across Italy. Email Ceil Wilson for more information. 

Camino de Santiago

Take a mission trip for your soul as you walk the ancient pilgrimage route in Northern Spain. 


Faculty Commons partners with Filter of Hope to bring clean drinking water and the opportunity to know Jesus to communities around the world. Join us on an upcoming trip. 

Join a Local Cru Team

Find out about mission opportunities with a Cru team from your local college or university.

Going abroad professionally?

Connect with a Faculty Commons coach to help prepare you to live your faith while abroad or view our list of recommended international resources.


For more than 40 years, Faculty Commons staff have been connecting professors, resourcing them, and encouraging them to make a lasting difference in their communities, whether on campus, online, or around the world.

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My Mission Field

I joined the Animal Science Department at the University of Missouri on June 1, 1980, and by the mid-1980s, I began wondering if I had

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The Shared Life

In 2018, a dear colleague and I accompanied a group of nine students on a three-week visit to N’Zérékoré in the West African country of

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Filter of Hope

When Bilbo Baggins asked if Gandalf guaranteed his safe return from the adventure Gandalf was offering to Bilbo, Gandalf replied, “No. And if you do

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