This SPOTS mission team will we placed in Clarkston, GA primarily serving refugees through a ministry entitled Friends of Refugees. This team will have a shorter trip, allowing for a few days at home prior to the return from Spring Break.
Missionaries will be serving with the organization, Friends of Refugees. It has operated in Clarkston since 1995, and has grown to include a variety of programs and ways to serve. Mission opportunities include afterschool tutoring, childcare, community gardening, and career development support.
Volunteers can expect these items to be provided by "Friends of Refugees"
- Extensive refugee resettlement orientation
- Unique educational experiences
- Tour of Friends of Refugees programs
- Lunch in an ethnic restaurant in Clarkston
- Service opportunities within several Friends of Refugees programs
- Suggested materials for trip preparation
- Group discussion surrounding our community (faith, family, healthcare, education, occupation, etc.)
- Reflection activity
- Friends of Refugees T-shirt (adult sizes only)
Friday, February 28th - Depart to Clarkston, GA (ATL)!
Saturday, February 28th-Wednesday, March 4th- Friends of Refugees
Wednesday, March 4th- Depart for C-NU (evening arrival)
This mission team will be traveling together in a glorious 12 passenger van.
Team Clarkston will be housed in a local church.
Participants should expect to sleep on a provided air mattress.
A packing list and trip information will be provided at team meetings.
(Scheduled by your student team leader)
APPLICATION & NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT
REMAINING BALANCE DUE!
Please consider joining this wonderful mission experience making a difference in yours and other's lives!