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Urban Immersion

The Urban Immersion program is designed to offer groups a chance to learn, listen, and serve alongside one another in the heart of the quintessential urban environment, New York City. The goal is not only to offer volunteer opportunities, but also to challenge participants to ask difficult questions and explore together how our faith fits into this experience.

(Due to agency requirements, we request that participants be 16 years or older)

Included in the cost of your trip:

  • Dorm Style housing in Midtown Manhattan (including beds, showers, and kitchen usage)
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Coordination of Ministry Opportunities
  • Coordination of Urban Immersion Experiences
  • A complete and personalized schedule from 9am - 6pm
  • Debriefing with an urban theologian/minister
  • Evening Activity Suggestions
  • Unlimited Metro Card
  • Background Checks
  • Cost:

    1 Week = $3750 for groups of 15 or less, $250 for each additional participant

    (other length trips can be negotiated)


    1. 10% to reserve your week

    This initial deposit can come at any time and will be non-refundable under most circumstances. If you cancel, and we’re able to book someone else in the week you’ve reserved we’ll be glad to refund in full.

    2. 40% due 3 months prior to your trip

    3. Balance due upon arrival

    Note that your final balance will take into account any changes in the number of participants you bring. Your total cost will only reflect the number of actual participants. Checks can be made payable to Metro Baptist Church. You can also pay by credit card on our website (Please contact us for further instructions if paying online). Mail checks to:

    Metro Baptist Church

    Attn: Urban Immersion Coordinator

    410 West 40th Street

    New York, NY 10018

    For more information or to schedule a trip email us at volunteer@rmmnyc.org

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