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Mission Trips

Over the years Mission Link International has conducted up to three mission trips annually. Trips are designed to both give volunteers a rich cultural/evangelistic experience as well as to encourage the natives with the proclamation of the gospel. Please keep a close watch on our web site for future announcements of trips. 


  • KENYA: June 1-14, 2023,  Costs of trip is $3,500. Our focus will be on Medical &  Evangelism, team members may also help with Youth (VBS), caring for the needs of those through our MLI pastor, and whatever else the Lord has for us to show forth His great love. If interested or have questions, contact Todd Childers at 540-339-7890 or email:

  • UGANDA: Feb. 2-16, 2024, will be a Medical-Evangelism Mission trip. Activities will also involve widows ministry, street kids, and an afternoon with the deaf school ministry. Volunteers are needed to help.
    Trip Cost: $3,200 + shots, $50 online Visa application, and up-to-date passport. MLI will offer a $200 scholarship for all early sign-ups that send in their $100 nonrefundable deposit by Sep. 8th, 2023. For those interested, call our office (540) 339-7890 or email Todd ( 


  • UGANDA: Feb. 3-17, 2023, our small team of 7 witnessed our Mighty God in providing the resources for over 1100 people to be treated medically, over 200 people received reading glasses, and many received their vision (spiritually) to see the LOVE of God through JESUS CHRIST as LORD. Praise the LORD! (Mukama Yebazibwe Nyo!)

  • UGANDA: June 3-17, 2022 Scholarships available for those who sign-up and send in $100 Nonrefundable Deposit by Jan.

  • UGANDA: June 5-18, 2021 Scholarships are available. Trip cost is 2100 USD plus 50 USD for Visa. For more information, please contact Pastor Todd Childers.

  • UGANDA: February 1-14, 2020 Every skill/gift level can be used. Please call our office (434-984-1995) or email Rick ( with questions or to sign up. Total cost is $2950 plus shots, visa and up-to-date passport. 

  • UGANDA: June 13-26, 2020 Every skill/gift level can be used. Please call our office (434-984-1995) or email Rick ( with questions or to sign up. Total cost is $2750 plus shots, visa, and up-to-date passport. 

  • KENYA: MLI is planning a trip to Nairobi and Mwingi, Kenya late February or early March. Team members will be installing a computer lab, constructing tables, shelves, painting, etc. Depending on the giftedness of the team, we also may be working with youth and doing evangelism. Cost of trip forthcoming.

  • UGANDA: February 2-15, 2019 Every skill/gift level can be used. Please call our office (434-984-1995) or email Rick ( with questions or to sign up. Total cost is $2950 plus shots and up-to-date passport. 

  • UGANDA: Rick's Uganda trip is September 26 to October 25, 2018. NOTE: November 5th Candy (wife) will have knee replacement surgery and daughter Heather will have colon surgery in December. He will take time away from the office during these times. If possible, some work will be done on future office location in Pearisburg, Virginia working with volunteers.

  • UGANDA - May 13 - June 19, 2018   Rick and Sam Sadler (grandson) will work with our Ugandan churches and staff. A major conference is scheduled on Buvuma Island (village of Island #1) in Lake Victoria. Rick and Sam will be camping on the Island and will visit MLI's church plant on Kadomala as well as MLI's church property on the Island of Uway. Also, time will be spent with our widows and assisting a pastor (former MLI Bible student) in a crusade. Sam will also have exposure to our ministry to street kids.

  • UGANDA - February 3-16, 2018 Our mission will be: 3 leadership conferences, widows ministry, a morning with the street kids and an afternoon with the deaf ministry. Trip cost is $2900 and those who sign up before September 7th, will be given a $175 scholarship. We can still take applicants up to January 15th if tickets are available. Please contact our office if interested: 434-984-1995 and ask for Rick.

  • UGANDA: Rick will be in Uganda/Tanzania September 28 through November 9nd, 2017. There will be a graduation celebration in the village of Katogwe on October 28th. The graduation in Kigoma, Tanzania is tentative due to late registration of some students.

  • UGANDA: Rick will be in Uganda/Kenya May 25 through June 29, 2017. He will be visit Pastor Anthony in Eldoret, Kenya and the Engineer working on the Mission Link Christian Study Center. He will also be celebrating with students graduating from a village school (Kaliro). Each student will be given a certificate indicating they have completed their studies.​




Medical/Evangelistic Trip 2013

Medical/Evangelistic Trip 2014

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