2018 MDY Nashville Mission Trip
Annual mission trip to work with Inner City Ministries in Nashville. We will be working with their summer education programming and running an afternoon VBS for 50-60 students ages 5-11. June 23-30.
2018 Nashville Inner City Mission Trip Details:
Dates: Leave 7am Saturday June 23, return around 1:30pm Saturday June 30
What: Work with summer education program of the Nashville Inner City Ministry during morning hours then run a 2-1/2 hour VBS program for the same children in the afternoons, Mon-Thurs.
Lodging: We will stay at the NICM facilities in downtown Nashville. Everyone in our group will need to bring their own bedding. The final night of the return home we will stay at a hotel in Little Rock, AR.
Cost: $150 for students, $75 for sponsors. Includes most meals, lodging and most activities. Bring extra $ for 2 meal stops on the way and 3 meal stops on the return. Any extra $ for coffee, drinks, snacks, etc will be to your discretion.
Mission Work: We will be running an afternoon VBS program for 50-60 mostly 7-9 year olds. We will also be working with a group of younger Middle School students. Our theme for the Week is “Suit UP; The Full Armor of God”. Our lessons and daily themes will be focused on science and faith. We have 4 centers that children will rotate through:
We will utilize 1 student or adult leaders at each center and all others in our group will be assigned to rotate with a group of children.
What to Bring:
-bedding, mattresses for sleeping on the floor
-sunscreen, water bottle
-clothing for 8 days
(clothing must be modest, shorts length should be finger tip length(no short running shorts), no tank tops at day camp, no low cut shirts please. Flip flops should not be worn during day camp, but Chacos, Tevas and other strap sandals that strap your foot around the back are OK)
-swimwear(for possible water field trip with children and/or swimming at hotel in LR)
-toiletries for showers and personal care
-phones are not allowed during our work day. Phones may be used during personal time in the evenings but not after lights out.
Emergency Contact: in case of emergency during our daily programming or any other time during our mission effort, please call or text our group leader Trent Taylor at 918-697-6464