NOTICE: Work Trip Postponed

Work Trip has been postponed to August 2 – 8. Any youth who has been attending youth group, or actively participating in the life of the church, and is interested in going, please let us know. Stay tuned for updates as we finalize new details!

Every June the Senior High Youth Group travels to another community for a week of in service by renovating homes for those in need. This year’s trip is scheduled for June 7-13, 2020 and we’ll be heading back to Missouri.

Departure

Sunday morning, June 7

Return

Saturday, June 13 mid to late afternoon

Eligibility

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

Cost

$375 per participant. Scholarships are available – contact Kristie Finley at kfinley@firstchurchlf.org for more information.

Important Dates

  • Thursday, June 4 – All sleeping gear (sleeping bags, pillows, etc) must be dropped off at the church no later than 3pm (put it all in a heavy-duty garbage bag with your name on it)
  • Thursday, June 4 – Youth load the tool truck at 3PM
  • Sunday, June 7 – Meet at church for departure at 7:00am
  • Saturday, June 13 – Everyone returns in the mid to late afternoon

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 March 20, 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 with Bowl-A-Thon (May 3, 2020) Participate in Dinner & Trivia Night (February 23, 2020)

Exceptions

Requests must be made by April 1

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.