Asbury United Methodist Church
AYM Mission Trip 2018
When: Saturday, June
16th - Saturday, June 23rd
Where: Houston, TX area (Final location TBA as we get closer)
Who can go: Any
youth (entering 8th grade through 2018 Graduates) who are actively involved in the A.Y.M. so get involved NOW!
How much will the trip
cost: Your cost for
the trip this year is $180 per person (the lowest fee we've ever had!). This cost includes everything (meals
too) but spending money. What you are paying is actually only half the cost of
the trip. We’ll raise the rest of the money through a Fundraiser and the youth budget.You can either pay
the whole amount or you can pay in installments. Checks should be made payable to "Asbury UMC" with "(Youth's Name) Missioner Expense" in the memo. This helps us to keep this separate from donations made towards the trip.
Payment Schedule (NEW):
MARCH 31st - Initial Deposit Due: $25 non- refundable per youth
APRIL 30th - Half of Cost Due: $90 (total after initial deposit) non-refundable per youth
MAY 30th - Full Payment Due: $180 (total after deposit and half payment)
NOTE: The price jumps up to $220 after March 31st. Late registration ends on April 9th.
**Due to the amount of Full Scholarships that we have had to give over the past few years, we are now only able to offer Partial Scholarships for those in need. For
scholarship information, please email us.
What happens on this
trip: We typically take
around 60 teens and 18 adults on these trips. We travel in 15 passenger vans
riding 8 teens and 2 adults per vehicle and have an extra van with no seats
which is used for cargo. We ride in similar age groups on the way up and on the
way back. Once we are there, we work in "Family Groups" which are
mixed ages and genders (8 teens and two adults). The type of work varies and we
will know what type of work each team will have at the mission meetings before
the trip. In the past we have painted, built wheel chair ramps, put up siding,
replaced flooring, cleaned/organized homes, worked day camps/vacation bible
schools for neighborhood children and more. All of the details about the trip,
including departure/arrival times, trip policies, a packing list, trip
paperwork, a detailed trip schedule, and more will be given out at the meetings
before the trip. On the last Friday of the trip, we typically have a "fun
day" where we go out as a group to do something fun together. We've done
things like professional baseball games, amusement parks, museums, aquariums,
zoos, white water rafting, and many others. Details about the fun day will also
be given out at the meetings.
What do I have to do
to go on the trip? Six things:
online by clicking the red registration button below. Early registration ends March 31st and then the price jumps up to $220. Late Registration ends on April 9th.
2. Fill out ALL the information and complete ALL student
and parent signatures on the following forms and turn it
in with your $25 deposit by the registration deadline. Here are the forms:
Click Here for the Asbury Form
Click Here for the Texas Conference Form
3.Work a shift
of the Fundraiser!! You must work at least ONE! Sign up to work a shift at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b4da4a922a7fb6-volunteer
with at least one of the many areas of the Asbury Youth Ministry: W.N.W., Alpha Omega, Turning Point Youth Band, Bible Studies, Sunday School,
or Servant Leader Council (it's
not too late to start getting involved!) for the remainder of the school year.
5.Make sure you
and your parents pay attention to the mission trip information that we will
send to you in the mail.
6.Be at the
pre-trip meetings on May 20th (Youth and Chaperones only) and June 10th
(Parents and Youth). Both are at 4:00 p.m.in the Asbury Sanctuary.
One last thing: We are
committed to an "unplugged” trip. Don’t bring any cell phones or anything
that connects to the internet. Adults will have cell phones and if you need
one, you may certainly use it to call home if needed. We will not allow youth
cell phones or any devices that access 3G/4G/or any other Internet networks on
If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to call
Kyle Deroche (trip director) at 337-456-6098.
If email is better, click here.
MISSION TRIP ORIENTATION
May 20th 4:00 - 5:30
MISSION TRIP PARENT MEETING
June 10th 4:00 - 5:45
Online Registration is Closed
Early Registration for $180 ends on March 31st
Late Registration for $220 ends on April 9th
Please contact the youth office if you have
or by EMAIL