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2016 Florence County, South Carolina

2016 Florence County, South Carolina

We will be repairing homes that were damaged this past October when the Florence  area had a week of record rainfall. Over two feet of rain caused levies to fail and dams to break. The rushing waters flooded many towns that generally do not experience severe flooding. Many homeowners were without flood insurance.  Our help […]

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Past Domestic Projects

Past Domestic Projects

Discovery Service Projects began an annual project within the United States in 1994.  Rowland and Barbara realized the response to the international projects and recognized the need for similar work here in the United States.  In-country projects addressed needs in the low-income community and offered interested volunteers a less-expensive way to respond to the call […]

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2016 Palmares, Costa Rica

2016 Palmares, Costa Rica

There will be a Summer 2016 International Trip. We will be returning to Costa Rica to work with the Rice and Beans Ministry during the  the first week of July. The total cost for this trip is $1400. This includes: airfare from Philadelphia, meals except tour day, lodging, ground transportation in Costa Rica, insurance, t-shirt […]

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2016 Tulum, Mexico

2016 Tulum, Mexico

January 3 – 31 2016 We will construct a building for a new congregation, Solo Cristo Salva Church. We anticipate working with members of this community. The cost of the trip this year includes airfare and exit tax, accident and liability insurance, tee shirt,lodging, tips, all meals except tour day, and all transportation if you […]

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2015 – Honduras

2015 – Honduras

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2015 Palmares – Costa Rica

2015 Palmares – Costa Rica

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2014 Crisfield, MD

2014 Crisfield, MD

Discover Service Projects had twenty-seven volunteers head down to Crisfield Maryland for the first week of Hurricane Sandy clean up. They were welcomed in by The Church of God, which is a local church in the heart of Crisfield.

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2014 Palmares – Costa Rica

2014 Palmares – Costa Rica

Erected a Community Center/ Sanctuary & Distributed Rice & Beans bags to local families in the area. (5 weeks, 99 vol.)

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2013 San Buenaventura – Honduras

2013 San Buenaventura – Honduras

Preparation for a well and did maintenance on the Residential Home for Children. (3 weeks, 50 vol.)

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2013 – Merida – Mexico

2013 – Merida – Mexico

Converted dormitory rooms into apartments for married couples at the San Pablo Presbyterian Seminary. (5 weeks, 50 vol.)

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2012 – Cozumel

2012 – Cozumel

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2012 Punta Sam – Mexico

2012 Punta Sam – Mexico

Built a Community Center/Hurricane Shelter. (6 weeks, 85 vol.)

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2011 Ocho Rios – Jamaica

2011 Ocho Rios – Jamaica

Trinity Evangelical Ministries’ facilities can be seen in these three pictures. You will see that the facilities are very inadequate for use as a school for career training. The school’s condition is in a poor state of repair; some features, such as stair size, are not appropriate for use as a school. While the career-training […]

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2011 – Jamaica

2011 – Jamaica

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2011 Slidell, LA

2011 Slidell, LA

The Project: In May 2011 a group of volunteers will travel to Slidell, LA, to aid local people in rebuilding and repairing their homes. We need people with building skills: carpentry, drywall, roofing, electrical and plumbing, etc. The team also needs cooks and food buyers, drivers, and people with willing hands, minds and spirits to […]

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2010 New Orleans, LA

2010 New Orleans, LA

God is Making All Things New – in New Orleans     Project Director – Rev. Lawrence BergstresserThe theme of the Discovery Service Projects mission trip this year was “God is Making All Things New.”  In New Orleans we certainly found that to be true.  Since Hurricane Katrina major sections of the city have been rebuilt or […]

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2010 – Cozumel

2010 – Cozumel

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2009 San Buenaventura – Honduras

2009 San Buenaventura – Honduras

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2008 – Honduras

2008 – Honduras

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2007 Playa del Carmen – Mexico

2007 Playa del Carmen – Mexico

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2006 Punta Sam – Mexico

2006 Punta Sam – Mexico

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2005 – Honduras

2005 – Honduras

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2004 Merida – Mexico

2004 Merida – Mexico

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1990 Merida – Mexico

1990 Merida – Mexico

1990 – Merida, Mexico. First phase of a Nursing Home. Refurbished the Manse for Rosa de Saron Church.

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1989 San Jose – Belize

1989 San Jose – Belize

Built a Chapel & Cistern.  Rotary helped us dig footings and pour floor for Clinic in Patchikan. (5 weeks, 63 vol.)

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1988 Cancun – Mexico

1988 Cancun – Mexico

1988 – Cancun, Mexico. Addition to a hospital in support town of Cancun, which served the poor.  (4 weeks, 32 vol.)

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1987 Kenya – Africa

1987 Kenya – Africa

This was the first project led by Rowland and Barbara Carlson, in honor of their parents with money from their families. We built a stone addition to the media building on the campus of the Kenya Highlands Bible College.

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