Are you feeling called by God to serve, but unsure about how much time you can share? 

Want to use your gifts and skills to work alongside others? 

Looking for a different kind of family vacation? 

SOOP is for you! 

Service Opportunities with Our Partners (SOOP) offers flexible service terms at 60 locations for individuals ages 25+ and families of all ages. Housing and meals are sometimes provided. 

From valleys to mountains to shores, SOOP has diverse and rewarding opportunities for all kinds of interests and skills. Trim roses and trees at an arboretum, work in a library, apply your carpentry skills, teach children—we have a life-changing experience for you that you will never forget. Here are just a few examples:

 

 

Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camphttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/528045/Rocky Mountain Mennonite CampRocky Mountain Mennonite Camp<p>Work in maintenance, food services and housekeeping at Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp September to May, or work in the office June through August.<br></p>
MCC Appalachia Build (formerly SWAP)https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/514101/MCC Appalachia Build (formerly SWAP)MCC Appalachia Build (formerly SWAP)<p>Do home repair and maintenance projects in Appalachia, Whitesburg, Kentucky.<br></p>
Koinonia Farmhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/515965/Koinonia FarmKoinonia Farm<p>Find out what it's like to live and work on a farm for a few day to several weeks at Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia.<br></p>
The Hermitagehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/140041/The HermitageThe Hermitage<p>​Host guests at The Hermitage retreat center in Three Rivers, Michigan for one week to six months.<br></p>

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Camp Friedenswaldhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/514907/Camp FriedenswaldCamp FriedenswaldCassopolis, Michigan
MCC Appalachia Build (formerly SWAP)https://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/514101/MCC Appalachia Build (formerly SWAP)MCC Appalachia Build (formerly SWAP)Pike County, Kentucky
Open Door Mennonite Churchhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/542984/Open Door Mennonite ChurchOpen Door Mennonite ChurchJackson, Mississippi
Menno Haven Camp and Retreat Centerhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/10/Menno Haven Camp and Retreat CenterMenno Haven Camp and Retreat CenterTiskilwa, Illinois
Fairhaven Ministrieshttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/Canada/515845/Fairhaven MinistriesFairhaven MinistriesVernon, British Columbia
Fraser Lake Camphttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/Canada/140055/Fraser Lake CampFraser Lake CampStouffville, Ontario
Hesston Collegehttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/140023/Hesston CollegeHesston CollegeHesston, Kansas
Highland Retreathttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/soop/United States/520831/Highland RetreatHighland RetreatBergton, Virginia

 

 

Frequently asked questions about SOOPhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/info/3225/Frequently asked questions about SOOPFrequently asked questions about SOOP

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Redefining the future of serviceGP0|#2ab17779-1e85-4ea3-bd7e-1348a1fb087a;L0|#02ab17779-1e85-4ea3-bd7e-1348a1fb087a|United States;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#89f1dfe2-8e50-4b9f-b81a-f3f6dcbc35fc;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebfhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/blog/5047/Are-service-programs-dyingRedefining the future of serviceBy Eric Frey Martin

 

 

Couple experiences shalom and community across the United StatesSOOPhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/news/4928/Couple-experiences-shalom-and-communityCouple experiences shalom and community across the United States
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