As part of our continuing GLOBAL MISSIONS efforts, we are excited to partner again with Help One Now on our next learning trip to Haiti this August! For 2 years we have partnered with them and local Haitian leaders on the ground to care for orphans and vulnerable children by helping children, leaders & communities. This trip is a part of our long-term commitment to the friends and partners we've made along the way. In the past few years we've seen kids sponsored, homes built, water wells dug, friendships made and whole communities transformed. Join us August to see the story first hand and to become part of the story of what God is doing.
Our posture when it comes to 'mission trips' is to commit ourselves as learners and servants on a 'Learning Journey'. Prior to and during our trip we will have an opportunity to learn about the challenges and opportunities of global development and renewal. We will see projects we've partnered on, meet some of our sponsored children and meet our friends and partners in Haiti, share meals, stories, laughter and prayers.
$500 of your trip fee will contribute to building a home for a family in Haiti! Your $500 will be used directly to invest in the local Haitian economy, perhaps the best way that we can serve our friends. It will pay for materials from Haitian owned suppliers and pay salaries for Haitian craftsmen. For two days we will join them, learn from them and hear their stories as we work alongside one another in building the home. I am excited for you to see what your generosity and willingness to serve will bring!
Cost: $2,250 Total ($500 goes directly toward the house)
If you are freaking out about $2,250, please don't. Pray, ask God if He is calling you to go. If you are supposed to go, then start asking what you need to do to make it happen. Adjust your own finances, drastically for a few months if you have to. And then prayerfully consider who you could ask to financially support you on this trip. Friends, family, whoever. Don't freak out. Pray. You can do this!
The goal is to have everyone's payments in by 2 weeks before travel. Once you apply, you will get an email from HELP about the trip and a payment plan. You will also receive an individual PayPal link for fundraising. The goal of this trip is to enter into Haiti's story by connecting with the community, building deep relationships, and gaining an understanding of how we can partner together to make a long-term impact. The team will meet with local leaders, see projects in action, spend time with orphans and vulnerable children, and participate in the construction of a house. Come and serve alongside Haitian leaders who are already making a difference and be a part of the redemptive work of the gospel being lived out when the global church partners together.
Please prayerfully considering joining others in the Milwood community on this trip. It will be a blessing to you, our Haitian friends and to our church community.