Alaska

July 18-25

2020

Trip Details

July 18-25, 2020, First Methodist is partnering with Aldersgate for a Family/Inter-generational Mission Trip to Fairbanks, Alaska!

Our group will help with projects around the camp where we will stay, but could also work on some home repair projects in the Fairbanks area, help at homesteads, and possibly work with a children’s ministry/VBS in Fairbanks.

Because this is a domestic trip, no passport is required. This is a great mission trip for families and those wanting to get their feet wet in serving on mission trips. All ages are welcome to participate, but anyone who has not completed 8th grade will need to attend with a parent or guardian. The cost is approximately $1,800 per person.

For questions contact: FUMC - Sara Lattimore, slattimore@fumc.com or Aldersgate - Ginger Barbee, ginger@aldersgate.online

Applications are now closed.

APPLICATION
  • Application must be submitted in full.
  • Upon approval, a $100 deposit is due.
  • Participants are asked to follow the guidelines outlined in the team covenant.  
  • Mission trips can be rewarding and life-­‐changing; however, they can also be stressful. Please consider factors in your personal life at this time that may distract and prohibit you from fully committing to the mission of the trip and adapting to unusual conditions.
  • Once accepted, team members are expected to attend all team meetings.  
  • All costs are the team member’s responsibility and due 30 days prior to departure.
  • If you are unable to participate in your trip for any reason, Sara Lattimore or Ginger Barbee must receive cancellation notice as soon as possible. You may be responsible for all trip costs.  
  • Some work/activities may be prohibitive for certain physical conditions. Please let Sara Lattimore know of any physical limitations.
  • Team members assume the responsibility and liability for their personal health decisions.
  • Additional information regarding the price and dates for each mission trip is available from Sara Lattimore. Team meetings are designed to inform and prepare you for the mission.

Thank you for showing an interest in joining this mission trip. The steps below will guide you through the process of becoming a Team Member! Please feel free to contact Sara Lattimore or Ginger Barbee if you have any questions or concerns.

Sara Lattimore, Director of Missions and Outreach, First United Methodist, Lubbock
806.763.4607 ext 220
slattimore@fumc.com

Ginger Barbee, Aldersgate
ginger@aldersgate.online


Step 1: Review the trip dates and begin praying about this trip.

Step 2: Complete the Mission Trip Application Form online.

Step 3: Once your application has been received, the team leaders will review it. Then you will be contacted regarding your acceptance to the team.  

Step 4: Upon notification of acceptance, submit the following:

  1. A $100 non-refundable deposit. (Make checks payable to “FUMC Missions”. If deposit is not turned in by deadline your placement on team will not be guaranteed.)
  2. Emergency Contact Information Form
  3. Medical Information Form
  4. Liability Waiver & Release Form

Step 5: You can then start fundraising for your trip through people that you know. We can provide you with a letter template and process that you can give to other to help with funding your trip. All donations are a tax-deductible gift to the extent allowed by law.

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