Youth Service Trip 2017
Going to New Orleans in 2017
Dear Christ Church youth and families,
I am pleased to announce that our service trip for summer 2017 has been confirmed and that registration is now open! This year, we will travel to New Orleans, Louisiana from Tuesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Please read the following information together as you make your summer plans--we hope that you will prayerfully consider joining us to serve others in God’s name next June!
After reading this packet, please contact me with any questions, thoughts, or concerns you may have. Completed registrations and deposits can be returned to me on any Sunday, or mailed to the church - Attention: Rita Yoe. I am happy to provide more information or clarification at any time. We will also have a chance to discuss trip details at the Parent Meeting for parents of 6-12th graders on Sunday, October 30.
- Destination: Camp Restore, New Orleans, Louisiana (camprestore.org)
- Mission/Project: Being the hands and feet of Christ to varying non-profits and community organizations in the City of New Orleans! Work is coordinated by Camp Restore and carried out together as a group from Christ Church.
- Departure: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 (morning departure from DCA)
- Return: Sunday, June 25, 2017 (late evening return to DCA)
- Who is eligible? All students who are between 12 and 18 years of age at the time of the trip, and adults (parents or otherwise) who feel called to serve alongside students and help keep the experience safe and spiritual for all participants. Adults who are interested in serving as leaders, please contact me to discuss requirements.
- Cost: $650 per person based on a group of 20 and similar fundraising outcomes as the past two years. Includes lodging and service coordination at Camp Restore, all meals, flights, van rentals, and gas in Louisiana. Scholarships are available -- Christ Church is committed to ensuring that all eligible and interested youth have the opportunity to participate.
Registration Deadline (completed form and $150 dep0sit): Sunday, December 4, 2016.
Click here for all the details and registration form.
I can’t wait to talk more with you about this trip, and I especially can’t wait to serve with you next June!
Rita Yoe, Christ Church Youth Missioner