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July 5-9, 2022

GRYM is headed to Abilene to partner with local ministries and serve the communities in and around the city.

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 11.

The remaining $65 balance is due SUNDAY, JULY 2.


Go to and click "GIVE" at the top.

Fill in the information:

Give: $65 (deposit) OR $130 (full)

Fund: GRYM

Memo: Abilene Mission

IMPORTANT: Forward the confirmation email to:


Times TBD (probably early morning).


Times TBD (probably around 4:00p).


Fill out the registration form.

Pay the $65 deposit or full $130.

Make sure all release forms are up to date.


Check back here for consent forms for work sites.


[_] All necessary consent forms

[_] Your own breakfast for Wednesday

[_] Money for __ meals, plus any travel, snack and spending money you choose.

*NOTE: The Saturday night dinner may be a little more expensive meal.

[_] 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.

[_] 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)

[_] Toiletries

[_] Toothbrush

[_] Men’s shaving gear (optional)

[_] Women’s feminine supplies (recommended for girls/ladies)

[_] Towel for shower

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

[_] Socks

[_] Bible

[_] 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!

[_] Reusable water bottle (important!)

[_] Sunglasses

[_] Dirty clothes bag

[_] 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:

1. GRYM Participant Info Form

Online form to collect all necessary info about the participant.

2. GRYM Release Form

PDF release form to sign and return (paper copy or email a scan/picture)

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