Work Trip 2020

We have our Work Trip dates: July 28 to 31!

Any youth who has been attending youth group, or actively participating in the life of the church, and is interested in going, please register now. Stay tuned for updates as we finalize new details!

Every June the Senior High Youth Group travels to another community for a week of service. This year’s trip is scheduled for July 28 - 31, 2020 and we’ll be working locally.

Departure

Starting Tuesday, July 28, we will be meeting at the church each morning to travel to our locations.

Return

We will return to church each afternoon for dinner, small groups and worship, before each participant heads home.

Eligibility

The trip is open to current 9-12th graders who have met the Work Trip requirements (see below).

Cost

$100 per participant. Scholarships are available – contact Jim Cochrane at jcochrane@firstchurchlf.org for more information.

Important Dates

  • July 1 - Registration Deadline
  • August 2 - Work Trip Sunday

Packing List

(will be updated as we get closer to our departure date)

Work Trip Registration

If you are interested in participating on Work Trip 2020, please register on this page by July 1, 2020.

 

Work Trip Requirements

Points & Fundraisers

To qualify, you must earn at least 10 points by attending youth events. Each event is worth:

1pt Youth Group; 1pt Other youth events (Service Opportunities); 1pt Church Service Opportunities (including rummage, the all church auction, ushering Sunday mornings, Sunday liturgist, join the Sanctuary Choir, help teach/assist Sunday School.)

Helping with fundraisers is also required. You should:

Participate in Dinner & Trivia Night (February 23, 2020)

Exceptions

Requests

If you don’t meet one or more of these requirements, you’re invited to submit an exception request. Exceptions will be reviewed by the Youth Leadership Team under the guidance of the Youth Group Advisors and Youth & Young Adult Faith Formation Committee. The exception form can be found here.

5 point minimum

You must have earned at least 5 points in order to be considered for an exception. If you have extenuating circumstances (boarding school, a Sunday-night job, etc), you must contact Pastor Kristie as soon as possible to discuss with the Youth Leadership Team alternate ways of earning the points.

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