Read what some who have gone have to say. Short-term missionaries have gone to Japan from Arizona, California, Virginia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Ohio, Maine, and a number of other places. You too can go. Read on.
I had always wanted to go on a mission trip. Several years have passed since I first told myself I wanted to go. And, now, I was signed up to go to Japan. Tickets had been purchased and departure was only a couple of weeks away. Suddenly I had developed mixed emotions – I wanted to go, but I was beginning to get "cold feet."