We are excited to announce that we have three summer mission trip options available for PowerSource students in 2019…

We have reached capacity for our Charlotte and Orlando trips. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please submit an application by clicking HERE and we will contact you if a spot becomes available. There are a few spots left for the 8th grade Guatemala trip. If you are interested in this trip, please submit your application as soon as possible. Once you are notified that your application was accepted, you will have 7 days to submit your deposit to secure your spot.

Option 1:  Charlotte Summer Mission Trip
Date:  
June 24-June 28, 2019
Where:  Charlotte, NC
Cost:  $200
Partner Organization: First Baptist Charlotte (http://www.charlottefbc.org/)
Available to: Current 6th, 7th and 8th graders
Total Capacity: 24 students
Ministry Projects (see the highlight video below to get a feel for the work our students do):
+Lead a day camp for students and children from underprivileged neighborhoods at First Baptist Charlotte.
+Participate in community service projects around the City of Charlotte with organizations like Operation Christmas Child, Samaritan’s Feet, Beds For Kids, 2nd Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, Urban Ministry Center and The Metrolina Baptist Association.
+Engage in daily discipleship and team building activities.
Lodging: Guys and Girls will sleep on separate floors at the Family Life Center of First Baptist Charlotte
Outing: Carowinds Theme Park

Click HERE for the support letter for the Charlotte Mission Trip.

Option 2:  Orlando Summer Mission Trip
Date:  July 20-27, 2019
Where:  Orlando, FL
Cost:  $530
Partner Organization: Genesis Church Orlando (http://genesischurchorlando.com/) 
Available to: Current 6th, 7th and 8th graders
Total Capacity: 36 students
Ministry Projects (see the highlight video below to get a feel for the work our students do):
+Serve as track leaders with Genesis Church’s Sports and Arts Camp, Ignite Kids Week.
+Conduct community service projects around the City of Orlando with organizations like Give Kids The World,  2nd Harvest Community Food Bank of Central Florida, Clean The World, United Against Poverty and Orlando Union Rescue Mission
+Engage in daily discipleship and team building activities.
Lodging: Comfort Inn and Suites (rooms sleep 4 students in two double beds and 1 leader on a pull-out couch)
Outing: Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort

Click HERE for the support letter for the Orlando Mission Trip.

Option 3:  Zacapa, Guatemala
Date:  
June 1-8, 2019
Where:  Hope of Life International, Zacapa, Guatemala
Cost:  $1,900
Partner Organization: Hope of Life International (https://www.hopeoflifeintl.org/)
Available to: Current 8th graders only
Total Capacity: 20 students; 10 parents
Ministry Projects (see the slideshow below to get a feel for the work our students do):
+Conduct service projects around the campus of Hope of Life with one day of ministry in Thomas Road’s adopted village of Pueblo Del Rio
+Engage in daily discipleship and team building activities.
Lodging: Bunk Rooms separated by gender on the Hope of Life campus
Outing: A day trip to Antigua

Click HERE for the support letter for the Guatemala Mission Trip.

Please note:
+We will host a parent/ info meeting for all 3 trips on Sunday, September 30 at 5pm in the PS Room
+Applications for all 3 trips will be processed in the order that they are received
+After your application is approved, you will have 7 days to make a deposit to secure your spot
+A $50 deposit is required for Charlotte; A $100 deposit is required for Orlando and a $200 deposit is required for Guatemala
+A payment schedule for each trip and instructions on making subsequent payments will be provided at the parent meeting on September 30

Fundraising:
+Students may invite friends and family to support them using their Manage Missions account
+Students may also prepare and print support letters at home and then bring them to church addressed in sealed envelopes so that we can mail them for you. We can print the sample letters shared above for you upon your request. You can take them home to prepare and address and then bring them back so that we can mail them for you.
+A coffee fundraiser will be announced later in the Fall that you may participate in to help you raise funds for your trip.

Below is the highlight reel from the 2018 Orlando Mission Trip!

Below is a highlight from the 2018 Charlotte Mission Trip!

 

Below is a slideshow from the Guatemala 2018 LCA Trip!