Trips & Retreats

Learn more and sign up for Mission Trips and other off-site adventures

Open Short-term Mission Trips (STAMP)

Our STAMP (Short Term Adult Missions Program) goal is to provide adults with an opportunity to serve people around the world in the context of a one- to two-week trip. STAMP projects have included construction, medical clinics, kids' programs, evangelism, and teaching English. Black Rock STAMP teams have served in over 20 different areas of the world, including Nigeria, Panama, Ghana, Thailand, Dominican Republic/Haiti, Rwanda and Bridgeport. 

The following trips are still accepting applications:

STAMP Panama | February 29-March 8, 2020

The Board of Missions announces a Stamp trip to Panama, February 29 to March 8, 2020, in cooperation with our missionaries Debbie and Richard Tracy, who serve with Youth With a Mission YWAM). The purpose of the trip is to finish construction on a chapel and worship facility that is dedicated to Scotty Johnston a long time member of Black Rock. Construction skills, painters, plumbers and those handy with tools are needed.

Cost of the trip will be $1800, which includes transportation, food and lodging. Applications are available on the website and the application deadline is October 9. Contact Pastor Larry or Maggie Johnston for details (

2020 Marriage Retreats


No one knows your marriage relationship better than you. And most of us, if we are honest never or rarely take the time to take a step back or up and realistically assess our marriage health. So, take this opportunity to get away from all the distractions life throws at us and spend a life-giving weekend together at the beautifully Trinity Retreat Center in the northwest part of Connecticut as you will be led through a process to invite God into your marriage relationship in a way that will help you as a couple discover your strengths and understand where you need to grow stronger.


Feb 21-23, 2020 or

April 17-19, 2020


Trinity Retreat Center

West Cornwall, CT


$259 per couple

(Includes all meals starting with a welcome dinner on Friday evening at 6:30 pm and concluding Sunday with lunch at 12:00 pm)

Sign up below for either the February or April retreat

If you have any questions please contact Bob Donovan at