OKC MISSION TRIP
July 19-24, 2022
GRYM is headed to Oklahoma City to partner with local ministries and serve the communities in and around OKC.
This trip is for all middle and high schoolers, 6th-12th grades.
PARENTS: Interested in sharing this experience with your teen? Contact Trane!
Besides making lasting friendships with the other GRYMers, this mission trip is a great opportunity for students to put their faith in action and make a difference for others.
The cost is $130.
The $65 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due SUNDAY June 19.
The remaining $65 balance is due SUNDAY, JULY 17.
INSTRUCTIONS TO PAY ONLINE:
Go to gardenridge.org and click "GIVE" at the top.
Fill in the information:
Give: $65 (deposit) OR $130 (full)
Memo: OKC Mission
IMPORTANT: Forward the confirmation email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
TUESDAY, JULY 19
Meet at the church at 5:15p.
BRING YOUR OWN DINNER or eat before!
SUNDAY, JULY 24
We will return back to the church around 4:00p on Sunday. (Watch for text updates for a more accurate time.)
TO SIGN UP:
Fill out the registration form.
Pay the $65 deposit.
Make sure all release forms are up to date.
FOOD BANK CONSENT FORM
All participants must complete this online consent form.
[_] ONE MORE FORM: To help at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, complete THIS ONLINE CONSENT FORM.
[_] Your own dinner for Tuesday
[_] Money for 5 meals, plus any travel, snack and spending money you choose.
*NOTE: The Friday night dinner may be a little more expensive meal in downtown OKC.
[_] IMPORTANT: PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING A MASK! It will be needed in certain areas!
[_] Air mattress (strongly recommended)
[_] Bedding (pillow and sleeping bag)
[_] Ear plugs for sleeping (if desired)
[_] Clothes for Sunday church service (does not have to be super-dressy, but no shorts)
[_] Work clothes for 4 days
> MUST HAVE CLOSED TOE SHOES for the work projects!
> Clothes must be modest. See guidelines below.
> Shirts MUST be long enough to cover your stomach when you raise your hands.
> Sleeveless shirts should not gape open enough to see inside.
> Avoid shirts with possibly confusing messages or images (alcohol advertisements, questionable bands, etc.)
> Remember that our clothes may get very dirty, and we will not have laundry access.
[_] Swim clothes for Friday
> If it's a bikini, it must be covered by a colored t-shirt.
> Slides/sandals (optional)
[_] Towel for swimming (separate from your shower towel)
[_] Comfortable “Hang out” clothes for nights out (same standards as above)
[_] Pajamas (we are staying at the church in separate guy/girl rooms but with a common area, so all pajamas should be modest enough to be around guys and girls)
[_] Men’s shaving gear (optional)
[_] Women’s feminine supplies (recommended for girls/ladies)
[_] Towel for shower
[_] Flip flops to wear in the shower (optional)
[_] Hygiene products (deodorant, shampoo, soap, etc…)
[_] Medicines, if needed
> NOTE: All meds MUST be turned into the designated adult sponsor, labeled and with instructions!
[_] Reusable water bottle (important!)
[_] Dirty clothes bag
[_] DON'T FORGET A MASK!
[_] Flashlight (optional)
[_] Backpack (optional)
NOTE: Participants are welcome to bring cell phones to use at appropriate times. During work times, cell phones will not be used, so to reach a teen during the day, please contact Trane Wyatt:
There are two forms every participant must do ONE TIME, NOT FOR EACH EVENT.
If you have done these previously, you do NOT have to do them again.
If not already completed for a previous event, follow these links:
Online form to collect all necessary info about the participant.
PDF release form to sign and return (paper copy or email a scan/picture)