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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)
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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
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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!!
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