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2020 Mission trip

January 26: Meeting for the 2020 Summer Mission Trip! We will meet after the 1030 service in Long Hall. Everyone is invited! This summer’s trip is to Memphis Tennessee from June 29 to July 3!

 

YOUTH MISSION TRIP INFORMATION 

Dear Parents and Teens,

Are you looking for volunteer hours this summer? Are you looking for an awesome experience where you help others, have fun, meet youth from around the country and experience God together?

Then Longview Chapel has an opportunity for you this summer as we head to Memphis, Tennessee June 29 - July 3 with the national Youth Disciples Mission Trip! We’ll be sleeping in real beds (a big deal if you’ve slept on the floor before), have fun events each night following worship and get to build memories and make friends from all over the country.

More information will be available as we receive it. Contact our Youth Director, Amy Beckett if you'd like to know more about the trip and our programs for youth.

 

Blessings,

Youth Mission Group

 

> WHERE AND WHEN DO THE EVENTS BEGIN AND END?

• DSM: Youth will officially begin at 3:00 pm on Monday, June 29, 2020, and ends on Friday, July 3, 2020, at 10:00 am.

> WHAT ARE THE SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS?

Historically, we have stayed in college dormitories. You should bring twin sheets, a sleeping bag/blanket, and a pillow.

> WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE $300 COST FOR DSM YOUTH?

• Lodging • All Meals (except Wednesday evening dinner) while you are with us • Evening activities on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday • Construction materials and project supplies that are specific to your project • Worship every evening

> WHAT IS THE DEPOSIT/PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR DSM YOUTH?

March 31, 2020, $100 deposit for each person attending the trip May 31, 2020, the total balance is due for the number attending. Fees are transferable among participants.

> HOW DO WE ARRANGE PAYMENT FOR DSM YOUTH?

After completion of the online group registration by the group leader, your church will mail a check for the deposit (or the full amount) to the appropriate location for the trip selected no later than March 31, 2020. After the parent/guardian completes the individual registration form, your church will send in the balance of the registration fees, no later than May 31, 2020. Each church will make payments to DSM for all participants; no individual checks.

> WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY?

• The $100 per person deposit due on March 31, 2020, is nonrefundable but can be transferred among participants within your church. • May 31, 2020, the remaining balance is due for all numbers attending. Fees are transferable among participants within your church. • Refund of 50% less deposit and fees already paid for cancellations received in writing by June 1, 2020. • 100% less $100 for medical emergency or family death up to June 1, 2020. • No refunds allowed for non-emergency cancellations after June 1, 2020. • No refunds if the trip is cut short for any reason. NOTE: DSM incurs costs in planning for all children or adults at the event. Food and t-shirts are purchased ahead of time as well as supplies for mission and evening activities. Any fees not refunded will go toward other missions in the area of service.

> WHAT DOES THE SCHEDULE LOOK LIKE?

The schedule is designed to help our participants work during the day and have fun at night. After eating breakfast, the work begins and ends in time for worship and evening activity. For a more detailed schedule, check the trip page.

> WHAT WILL THE WORK PROJECTS BE LIKE? DO WE NEED TO BRING WORKING SUPPLIES?

We will be doing a variety of manual labor projects and relational ministry projects on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. A DSM representative will make sure that worksite has all constructional and project supplies. Example: if you are replacing a piece of drywall, DSM will provide the drywall and nails, and you will be required to provide the hammer and labor.

> WHO CAN COME ON THE TRIP FOR DSM YOUTH?

DSM trips are for youth who have completed grades 6-12 before the date of the trip. Younger family members may attend with special permission from the DSM planning teams. Please contact us to make those arrangements.

 

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