2018 GUATEMALA MISSION TRIP APPLICATION

Guatemala

July 7 – 15, 2018


 

“This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” 1 John 4:10-11


Thanks for your interest in this international mission trip.  A trip like this requires much planning and preparation, and the application process helps make sure we have the best fit possible for each destination.  Not everyone may be able to meet the requirements and criteria. Exceptions will be reviewed on a case by case basis.  Even if you do not meet the requirements for this trip, we may be able to provide you with other missions opportunities.

 

Please carefully review the information below before you begin.

 

·       Completion of this form does not guarantee that you will be selected for the July 2016 Guatemala Team.  It does guarantee that you will be prayerfully considered.

 

·       This application should be turned in to Melinda Reed by January 31, 2018.

 

·       The following requirements and criteria must be met by individuals before being selected for the team.  They are:

o   Being a Christ Follower

o   Attendance at High Pointe for at least 6 months

o  Regular participation in a small group and a service area

o  Having the support of your spouse/ family members

 

·       If selected for the team, you commit to meet the following expectations: 

o   Attendance and participation in all mission team meetings

o   Personal payment or fundraising to cover the cost of your trip

o   Regular church attendance and participation in a small group

o   Obtaining all immunizations recommended by the CDC for this destination

o   Traveling with and staying with the team

o   Cooperating fully with the team leader before and during the trip

 

·       During the trip, you commit to:

o   Refrain from the purchase or use of alcohol or drugs

o   Refrain from the possession or purchase of weapons

o   Keep your language clean and appropriate

o   Conduct yourself so as to encourage cooperation and unity of the team

 

By signing below, you indicate your agreement with the requirements and expectations set out above.



















The activities of the trip will include international travel, walking up and down hills, working at a home construction site, working and playing with children and adults, and lifting bags (up to 70 lbs).
















Thank you for your interest in the July 2018 Guatemala mission team. Please note that becoming a member of this team is a serious commitment, both spiritually and financially. Please pray about your decision and talk about it with your family and friends before turning in your application. Applications will be prayerfully considered and you will be contacted as soon as possible.


If you have any questions or concerns please call or email me.  I would be happy to answer any questions you may have.



Melinda Reed                       

Director of Spiritual Growth/Missions                                         

253-864-6807                                                 

melinda@highpointechurch.org