MISSION TRIP

OKC MISSION TRIP

July 20-25, 2021

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 $120.

The $60 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit is due SUNDAY June 20.

The remaining $60 balance is due SUNDAY, JULY 18.

INSTRUCTIONS TO PAY ONLINE:

Go to gardenridge.org and click "GIVE" at the top.

Fill in the information:

Give: $60 (deposit) OR $120 (full)

Fund: GRYM

Memo: OKC Mission

IMPORTANT: Forward the confirmation email to: twyatt@gardenridge.org

TUESDAY, JULY 20

Meet​ at the church at 5:15p.

BRING YOUR OWN DINNER or eat before!

SUNDAY, JULY 25

We will return back to the church at 4:30p on Sunday.

TO SIGN UP:

Fill out the registration form.

Pay the $60 deposit.

Make sure all release forms are up to date.

FOOD BANK CONSENT FORM

All participants must complete this online consent form.

PACKING LIST

[_] 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

[_] IMPORTANT: 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.

> Towel for swimming

> Slides/sandals (optional)

[_] Comfortable “Hang out” clothes for nights out (same standards as above)

[_] Pajamas (we are staying at the church in separate guy/girl rooms but a common area, so all pajamas should be modest enough to be around guys and girls)

[_] Toiletries

[_] Toothbrush

[_] Men’s shaving gear

[_] Women’s feminine supplies

 

[_] Towel for shower

[_] Flip flops to wear in the shower (optional)

[_] Socks

[_] Bible, journal, pen

[_] Sunscreen

[_] Hygiene products (deodorant, shampoo, soap, etc…)

[_] Medicines, if needed

> NOTE: All meds MUST be turned into the designated adult sponsor, labeled and with instructions!


[_] Drink bottle (important!)

[_] Sunglasses

[_] 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:

469-237-7494