Palmer Home Orphanage

Columbus, Mississippi

Trip Dates: June 5th – 9th 2017

 

Application Deadline:

May 1st, 2017

Space is limited and spots will be filled on first come first served basis.

 

Individual Cost:

$200 (price includes travel accommodations, food and room)

*Pricing is approximate and may be subject to change.

 

Trip Payment Due Dates:

Payment #1 $100 due at signup

Payment #2 $100 due on or before May 7th

*Payments/contributions are non-refundable and non-transferable

*Failure to meet payment deadlines may result in removal from trip

 

Project Leader:

Stephen Carlson

 

About this Project:

The team will be traveling to north Mississippi to serve and visit the Palmer Home Orphanage. Palmer Home is a

Christian organization that provides residential care to nearly 100 children on two campuses in Columbus and

Hernando, Mississippi. Servicing individual children as well as sibling groups, Palmer Home provides a family and

community to children in need. Our team will have the opportunity to serve through various group projects such as:

small construction projects, landscaping, cleaning, painting, organized children activities and much more. There will

be many opportunities throughout the week to connect with these children and show them the love of Christ.

 

Important Missions Small Group Meeting Dates:

May 7th, May 14th, May 21st and May 28th

All team members for this mission trip are required to attend all small group meetings.

 

Who may come:

Adults ages 18 and older (mature youth considered if room allows). Families are welcome to join.

All team members must be able to fully participate in various group projects.

 

What are the accommodations:

Our team will stay at the Palmer Home in Columbus, MS. You will share a dorm style room with at least 2 or 3 other

teammates (men in one room and women in the other). Each participant will be provided with a twin size bed. You

must bring your own sleeping bag (or sheet and blanket) and pillow.

 

What we will eat:

All of your meals are provided at the Palmer Home. Participants will be responsible for their own snacks during the

trip and/or meals on travel days.

 

What should I bring:

You will need to bring all personal hygiene products, sleeping bag or sheet/blanket, pillow, towels, closed toe shoes,

work shorts and t-shirts, clothes to get wet in, work gloves and protective eye wear, sunscreen, and spending money

on travel days.