Hannibal-LaGrange University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.
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Hannibal-LaGrange University has been recognized for its focus on missions, which is facilitated through the many opportunities offered its students, faculty, and staff to participate in missions, both locally and abroad. Various trips are taken throughout the year, but the vast majority of these take place during spring break and over the summer months. This coming spring break there will be a Beach Reach trip, as well as one to Phoenix/Tucson. One of the largest mission opportunities through HLGU is the May-Mester, where groups of students travel to a location to serve for the month of May. Some of this year’s alternative summer trips include Crossover Baltimore with the SBC and going to Alaska. Other groups on campus are traveling to the Dominican Republic (Nursing) and Switzerland/Germany (The New Edition).
2013-2014 Missions Schedule
Spring Break Missions
- Beach Reach
- New York or Boston
- Dominican Republic
- Crossover Baltimore
Local missions is also a big part of the University through events such as Disciple-Now weekends, revivals, music, and ministry teams (Praise Song, Chamber Choir, and The New Edition). Churches can request students to come and serve among youth, children, music, pulpit supply, and more.
The Trojan Turkey Trek is a 5K sponsored by the HLGU Missions Department to help offset fundraising endeavors.
HLGU is currently working alongside the following organizations in missions:
- IMB (International Mission Board)
- Metropolitan New York Baptist Association
- SMP Global
- Send North America
If you are interested in going on mission trips with HLGU contact the missions department or stop by the Carroll Missions Center for more information.
Click here to download a missions trip application
Contact InformationMissions Office