Detroit/Dearborn, Michigan

This trip is only for applicants 21 and up. Come spend a week in Dearborn- Michigan, home of the largest Muslim and Arab population outside the Middle East. Experience the mission field while living as a religious and ethnic minority in your own country. Learn about the middle eastern culture, and religions and how to witness to immigrants. Walk, shop, and eat with Arabs, both Christians, and Muslims, and share your faith boldly. Enjoy the food and learn few Arabic words. Caution: you might fall in love the culture and develop a burden for Arabs and Muslims!  


North America


June 28 - July 5, 2021





Your Hosts

Shadi & Sam Azar

Shadi & Sam Azar

Your Chaperone

Roger & JoLia Zimmerman

Roger & JoLia Zimmerman

Roger and JoLia Zimmerman serve as the Youth President and wife for the West Virginia and Western Maryland District. They have been involved in youth and young adult ministry for over eleven years, ten of which they have served as Youth Pastor at their local church, Bonnieview Apostolic Ministries. Additionally, JoLia serves as the worship leader in their home church. They have two wonderful children, Josiah and Ella.

Serve Project

Attendees will get the opportunity to serve refugees.


AYC helped me put aside a shell of timidness and gave me confidence to show a boldness to be a witness to the world. I gained experience working in a different missionary environment  I will never forget my first AYC trip. It will live on in my memory for the rest of my life.

Danita Limones | Vancouver Island, British Columbia – Canada