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TORCH 2011. Tegucigalpa, Honduras June 1 st – 15 th. TORCH History. Formed over 15 years ago by groups out of Nashville, TN Primary purpose was to learn about short-term mission work in Central America

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Torch 2011

TORCH 2011

Tegucigalpa, Honduras

June 1st – 15th


Torch history

TORCH History

  • Formed over 15 years ago by groups out of Nashville, TN

  • Primary purpose was to learn about short-term mission work in Central America

  • Hurricane Mitch devastated Honduras in the late 90’s, but provided a valuable opportunity for TORCH to grow


Purpose

Purpose

  • We want you to…

    • Experience life in a third world country

    • Consider the opportunities God presents to you through missions

    • Grow closer to God and fellow Christians throughout the world

    • Learn what it means to be a servant of Christ


What we do

What We Do

  • Build homes

  • Distribute clothing and food

  • Worship

  • Teach

  • Have fun!


Who can go

Who Can Go?

  • Youth members entering 9th grade and above

  • College students

  • Adult individuals

  • Medical professionals

  • Couples

  • Families


Cost breakdown

Cost Breakdown

  • Total cost for each member: $1500 (+$150 for work fund)

  • $100-$200 additional spending money is recommended per person

  • Group fundraising will play an important part in providing us with the money we need to go

  • God will provide!


What do i do if i want to go

What do I do if I want to go?

  • EVERYONE:

  • Complete the application

  • Attach a recent and clear profile picture

  • Write a short essay explaining why you want to go

  • Pay $125 deposit (make checks out to Alameda Church of Christ, Your Name – Torch in memo line)


What do i do if i want to go1

What do I do if I want to go?

  • In addition, STUDENTS (w/o accompanying parent):

  • Have a parent complete the parent consent form (Spanish version only)

  • Get a letter of recommendation from a church leader/minister


What do i do if i want to go2

What do I do if I want to go?

  • Turn all money and paperwork into Amber Mullinax by December 5th, 2010

  • NO EXCEPTIONS to the deadline!!


What do i do if i can t go

What do I do if I can’t go?

  • You can still help!

    • Provide food for meal fundraisers

    • Volunteer time to help during fundraising events

    • Collect items for church-wide yard sale

    • Give financial support

    • PRAY


What s next

What’s Next?

  • Consider and pray

  • Return application packet to Amber

  • Look for announcements regarding upcoming meetings

  • BE EXCITED!!


Questions

Questions?


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