ACS On A Mission 2024!

Puerto Rico

From April 8th-April 14th, our 11th and 12th graders headed to San Juan, Puerto Rico for their highly anticipated Mission Trip. The purpose was to be God’s servants to those in need, and American Christian School students did not disappoint. Our group spent hours rehabbing classrooms, cleaning church areas and mentoring young children in support of a local community.

The experience was life-changing for many students; for some, this was their first mission trip. Many students returned with a deeper connection to Christ and each other. Not only did ACS high schoolers leave an impact on the people of San Juan, but they were able to create a beautiful mural that will stand as a visual representation of hard work and devotion to our king, Jesus Christ.

Washington D.C.

While our 11th and 12th graders found purpose in Puerto Rico, our 9th and 10th graders headed to Washington D.C.! The focus was not only to learn about our nation’s capital, but also visit the Museum of the Bible. As students “walked” through the Old Testament, they were awed by the massive power of God. Following a long trolley ride and lunch at Union Station, students found their way to the “Mall”…not for shopping, but to see several memorials in the heart of the city.

Their trip ended with everyone praying alongside former president JFK’s memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery. The changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier left them speechless at the sacrifice those soldiers make to maintain that honor — every 30 minutes 24/7. In the end, students departed D.C. with a renewed sense of strength in the Lord and a deeper understanding of our nation’s history.


Rockaway, Succasunna & Beyond

Rounding out our week of mission, our middle schoolers and some chosen upper classman, remained on campus to do service work right here at home. The week began with manual labor at R-Hub, a farm and facility for recovering addicts, was followed by teaching and leading our younger ones at South Campus, and ended with an amazing scavenger hunt and line dancing to bring some laughter to the end of the week.

In addition to teambuilding, students experienced a strong sense of purpose as they learned new skills both outdoors and in. Some even decided to pursue a career in education because they loved working with the kids so much. All in all, it was one INCREDIBLE MISSION WEEK, one for the books, and we humbly give all the glory and honor to God.