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: email@example.com
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: