Short Term Mission Trip to Mexico – Siempre Children's Home

SHORT TERM MISSION TRIP: MEXICO Jun 28th-Jul 3rd

How to join the team going to Mexico to minister to children who were rescued off the streets of Tijuana

  • Step 1: Sign up here if you are interested in going
  • Step 2: Pray about going and talk with Brooks, brooksatherton@sbcglobal.net or Pastor Mike, mikeg@hopesg.org to see if this trip is right for you.
  • Step 3: Get your passport ready ASAP. Passport Info
  • Step 4: Get a few items from the “Items To Bring”
  • Step 5: Attend the two prep sessions (June 8th and June 22nd from 12:00-2:00pm in room 17).
  • Step 6: Invite a couple friends to join you in going or join you in getting the needed items.

When: June 28th-July 3rd, 2014 (leave HOPE at 6:00am on Saturday)
Where: Simpre es mi Familia Children’s Home, Tijuana, Mexico
Who can come? Anyone! Bring a friend! Children 12 and under must be with an adult.

Excellent trip for both singles, teenagers, and families with kids!

Final payment due June 8th.

The mission of Siempre is to rescue kids off the streets of TJ and raise them in the love and knowledge of their Eternal Father who has great dreams and plans for each of them. This trip will focus on ministry and games with the kids, babies, and a work project.

This is GREAT chance to serve together, grow, and be challenged and stretched beyond our own comfort zones.

Please pray about joining us!

Siempre has changed locations, and is at a smaller facility now, so we’ll need to stay at a hotel. We’ll be staying at: Hacienda Del Mar Hotel (www.haciendahotel.net)

Cost is $300/person (includes hotel for 5 nights (4 per room), meals, gas, insurance, and service project costs). Cost is $400 for 2 per room.

3 Teams Forming

  • Food Team preparing meals for the 35 kids and staff
  • Sports / Game / Recreation / Craft Team
  • Service Project Team

Mandatory Team Meetings: June 8th and June 22nd from 12:00-2:00pm.

Packing List

Medical Release Forms for Adults (age 18 +)

Medical Release Forms for Minors (age 17 -)

Drivers Release Forms

Mexico Auto Insurance (Drivers will be reimbursed for gas and Mexico Auto Insurance)

 Itenerary

Day Agenda Details
Saturday, June 28 Meet/Pack

Pray

9am Depart

Buy food

Check-in to hotel

Meet kids and director

Cook Dinner/Clean

Provide fun dessert

Evening Activity

Sunday, June 29 7am Breakfast: at hotel

9 am cook breakfast

12pm church service

Make lunch/clean

Crafts/Games

Dinner/clean

Evening activity

Monday, June 30 7 am Breakfast: at hotel

8 am Devotions

Beach Day

Lunch: at home or picnic

Dinner: Carl’s or Chinese??

  • Buy swim trunks for waterpark

 

Tuesday, July 1 7 am Breakfast: at hotel

8 am Devotions

Lunch: Picnic at Waterpark and Zoo

Dinner: cook/clean

Evening Activity

Wednesday, July 2 7 am Breakfast: at hotel

8 am Devotions

Soccer at Park

Lunch: cook/clean

Crafts and Games

Dinner: cook/clean

Evening Activity

Thursday, July 3 7 am Breakfast: at hotel

8 am Devotions

Check-out of hotel

Lunch: cook/clean

Games/Crafts

Pray/Photo

Depart 4-5pm Debrief at restaurant

Dinner: Taco place with team or In N Out in SD?

 

Spending Cash: $20 (mostly for meals in transport)

Cooking—Sylvia, Becky

Crafts–Sylvia, Katherine (Lucia, Alex, Julia, Becky)

Sports–Mauricio/Lucia

Devotions–Julia, Katherine, Lucia, Alex, Brooks

Worship–Brooks/Alex

Photography–ALL

Games–Brooks

Evening Activities–Mauricio

Evangelism or Testimonial opportunity with children or community??

Pray, Pray, Pray, Pray!