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Family Mission Trip: Lynch, KY

This year, SMC is encouraging families to serve together on a mission trip to the small coal-mining town of Lynch, Kentucky!
 
Mission trips are a great way to see God working around the world and in other communities. Helping others through compassion and generosity is a great way to serve God, and to see Him work in your life.
 
SMC will partner with Feed The Hunger and Meridzo Ministries, working together on various projects such as construction, painting, light carpentry, cleaning, distribution of food and school supplies, yard work and more. We will work alongside missionaries who are investing in the community.
 
Families will work together on age-appropriate projects, and teams may complete multiple projects each day. Participants must be at least 6 years old. We’ll also have some opportunities for sight-seeing, visiting the coal mine, museum, state park, and local businesses!
 
Date: August 9-14 (5 Days) – Leave SMC Sunday after church. Serve Monday – Friday morning. Five-hour drive from Burlington.
 
Cost: Total: Approximately $350/person. Lodging: $210/person, Building/project supplies: $70/person, Food: $70/person.
 
What are the supplies? Depending upon our projects, various supplies such as wood, mulch, cleaning supplies will be needed. We've been asked to provide supplies for the projects we complete.
 
Lodging: We will stay at Solomon's Porch, the former hospital for Lynch, which is now used to house ministry teams. Your stay will include lodging, showers, air conditiong, food, and use of community rooms. 
 
Requirements: $50 deposit (nonrefundable) with initial registration online to hold your place. 1 week before the trip, you must submit completed forms for Feed The Hunger & SMC.
 
Age Requirements: This is a great family serving opportunity. Children ages 6-17 can travel with parents or grandparents. Anyone over the age of 18 may attend. Grandparents and extended family members are also welcome.
 
Spaces Available: Minimum 12 people. Maximum 25 people.
 
For more information, contact julie@exploresmc.org
 
Meridzo: www.meridzo.org
 
Feed The Hunger: www.feedthehunger.org