Christian Compassion Opportunities in the U.S. & Overseas - 2014

Annual Fix-up and Clean-up Days at Camp Alkulana -  TBD     
Help the camp get ready for the summer session by doing yard work, light carpentry, spring cleaning, and general repairs. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Contact Beth Wright, Camp Director at 329-1701 ext 206 or campalkulana@gmail.com for more information, directions, or to let them know they can count on you.

2014 Mission Trips

Philippines - June 19-29
Team size: 8
Accommodations: TBD
Cost: approx. $2,800 (final cost TBD)
Task: Conduct disaster relief in Tacloban
Registration Deadline: April 15

St Croix/St. Lucia - August 16-23
Team size: 6
Accommodations: Bay Gardens Beach resort
Cost: approx. $1,500 (final cost TBD)
Task: Construction
Registration deadline: May 1

Arkansas - July 12-18
Team size: can be up to 30
Accommodations: Local church (hotels and bed and breakfast are available for additional cost)
Cost: $105 basic (includes lodging, insurance and most meals. Transportation to and from Helena is
up to the traveler. It is approx. a 15 hour drive. Flights from Richmond to Memphis, TN are
approx. $350 and then car rental. Drive from Memphis to Helena is 1 hour.
Tasks: Conduct children’s camp with local volunteers and other congregations
Registration deadline: May 1

Nanjing, China - July 17-29
Team: full (closed to further applications)
Accommodations: Local hotel
Cost: approx. $3,000
Task: Monday 21st - Friday 25th, help with a Sunday school  camp at St. Paul Church. Saturday 26th, participate in afternoon Bible Study. Sunday 27th, morning English worship and afternoon children's program at small rural church where camp is held. Maybe help with leading a teacher workshop re: children's ministry
Registration deadline: May 1

Xi'an, China - July 18-30
Team: 10+
Accommodations: YMCA hotel
Cost: $3,000 (or $3,500 with optional three days of sightseeing in Beijing at the end of the trip)
Task: Monday 21-Friday25, looking for opportunities to share Christ through teaching basketball. Anyone who can lead/conduct basketball clinic or skill stations is invited. If you don't have those skills but have an interest, there are other areas of ministry including coversational English opportunities. Optional sightseeing in Beijing.
Registration deadline: May 1

Haiti - July 20-26
Team: full (closed to further applications)
Accommodations: Stay at guest house one block from orphanage; has AC, fence, and security.
Cost: Approx. $700 airfare, $60 per person per day, all inclusive of meals, transportation, etc, except
lunch. Can buy lunch fixins at local mart
Task: Various ministries at orphanage (kids ages 4-13, currently 28 kids in residence, unable to be
adopted), construction on homes
Registration Deadline: May 1

San Antonio, Texas - October 10-17
Team size: 6
Accommodations: TBD
Cost: TBD
Task: TBD
Registration deadline: June 1

All times, cost, and tasks are subject to change depending on information received from on-site personnel. Please check the website, bulletins, and other church media outlets for up-to-date information and changes.