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European Great Commission Experience

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Training Christians for Ministry International Institute's Mission: TCM International Institute develops Christian leaders for significant service.

TCM is inviting CCV students on an experience for young adults over a two-month time period to discover, explore, and experience Christ’s Great Commission; to learn and to practice how to walk like Jesus did. Experience includes online interaction and a 10-day trip to Central Europe (Austria and Hungary [or Czech Republic]) from July 11-22, 2018.

This course contributes to the student’s understanding of God’s redemptive work for the world (Psalm 67:2-3) and the student’s individual involvement in the completion of that work (Matt. 28:19-20). Some people may be called to cross-cultural ministry, but all are called by God to be a witness in their context no matter their location or vocation.  Here is the SYLLABUS for more information: TCM 2018 GX SYLLABUS .pdf

Trip Dates
July 11-22, 2018

Registration first requires the application (
2018 TCM GX STUDENT APPLICATION.pdf) to be submitted to by January 15, 2017.  

$2,500 per student

1. By June 2018, the student must have completed their junior or senior year of high school.
2. Must complete a trip application including two reference letters and a final phone interview.
3. Must exemplify a high level of Christian maturity.
4. Must hold a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.4. 
5. Must attend all pre-trip meetings hosted by CCV and TCM.

Do I need a passport?

A Valid passport is required for all participants. Passport cannot expire within 6 months of the trip's return date and cannot be damaged in any way.  Please visit for up to date information and to apply or renew. 

Do I need to get any shots? Where can I get shots?

Please visit for up to date vaccination requirements for your destination. All shots are recommended and not required. There are lots of great travel clinics in the valley to get your shots, so you can find one close and convenient for you.

Do I need a Visa?  How do I get it?

A visa is not required for those who have a valid USA passport that doesn't require within 6 months. 

We absolutely encourage fundraising. Very few people pay for the trip on their own. Number 1 way is to share this opportunity with your friends and family and ask them to participate with you by helping you get there!
Fundraising Guide that can give you ideas and get you started. 2018FundraisingGuide.pdf
Covenant form to send family and friends: Support Covenant Form - Updated 11.2018.pdf
How to make payments and receive donations from donors. How to Donations and Payments w FAQ 2018.pdf

(623) 298-2842
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 6:00 AM

Trip Dates: July 11-22, 2018
Trip Leader: TCM/CCV Staff
Training Dates: Saturdays, April 14, April 28, May 12. TCM will also have a pre-trip meeting in late May.  

Terms and Conditions: By registering for this trip and paying the non-refundable deposit of $100 at this time, you are also committed to joining the team, attending the required team meetings, and paying the remainder of the cost of the trip before the trip's departure date. Failure to comply with these terms, completing the volunteer application process or attending the trainings gives CCV the freedom to ask you to not participate in the trip. The trip leader reserves the right to ask any participant to not participate if they feel the integrity of the trip is in jeopardy. If the trip participant backs out of the trip after airline tickets have been purchased in their name, they will still owe CCV for the cost of that ticket. If a participant is asked to end their trip early, they will travel home at their own cost.

Registration Closed

Registration closed on Sunday, January 14, 2018