Family Mission Trip – El Ayudante “The Servant” Leon, Nicaragua If you have ever felt called to serve the poor, this is a wonderful opportunity for you. No special training or particular skills are required. You need only to have a kind and loving heart and a desire to help and serve the poor. Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the western hemisphere. What the people lack in material goods they make up in spiritual richness. The people of Nicaragua are some of the happiest and friendliest people you will ever meet. After a week in Nicaragua, you will feel like you received something … a life-changing experience. Learn more about our mission partner here.
When: July 14-21
Cost: Cost of the mission trip – Approximately $1,500 per person. This includes round-trip airfare from Tampa through Miami to Managua; all transportation in Nicaragua; food and lodging at El Ayudante; and funds to pay for construction materials, snacks, and school supplies we will use in Nicaragua. Deposit Due Jan. 31. Anticipated Service Hours: 48 (subject to change)
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Domestic Mission trip — Weaverville, NC Recreation Experiences is committed to providing groups of youth, adults, and families with opportunities to “Share Christ Through Our Service to Others”. They are committed to offering opportunities that are safe, healthy, affordable and spiritually powerful. The main goal is simple but profound: To touch lives through hammers, paint and hard work. Arrival is on Sunday evening for dinner and orientation and departure is following breakfast on Saturday Morning. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday are workdays. Wednesday is a full day off to relax and regroup as a team while whitewater rafting.
When: July 8-14
Cost: $500 Anticipated
Anticipated Service Hours: 40 (subject to change)
High School Mission trip — Bahamas Bahamas Methodist Habitat (BMH) is a nonprofit outreach ministry dedicated to disaster relief and home repair in the Bahamas. Founded in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, BMH has since served as a catalyst for disaster relief throughout the family islands of the Bahamas and even as far as Haiti and Turks and Caicos. When not responding to disasters, BMH organizes and facilitates short-term missions for about 500 volunteers per year. These volunteers serve on projects that address substandard housing and promote community. Volunteers serve on home repair projects in settlements throughout the island. Projects are supervised by locally hired site leaders who can teach volunteers some of the basics of work onsite. Projects may include roofing, tiling, painting, installing doors and windows, and hanging drywall. In Nassau, BMH partners with St. Michael’s Methodist Church on home-repair projects in the local community.
When: July 22- 28
Cost: $1,500—Everything included in this price! Deposit Due Jan. 31.
Anticipated Service Hours: 48 (subject to change)