Coming up in Global Missions
The Guatemala Family Trip Returns!
December 27, 2023 – January 2, 2024
The perennial favorite Family Mission Trip is finally getting back off the ground! We will work with families to build their homes and provide fun and games for children. No experience required. Cost is $1500 per person.
Young Adult Mission to Costa Rica
January 24-28, 2024
PRUMC Young Adults will partner with Rice & Beans Ministry in the San Jose area of Costa Rica for this great trip led by Rev. Josh Miles. We will be part of a vital feeding program that serves a rural population and work on a small farm that produces fresh food for nearby schools and neighbors. We will also have the chance to bring VBS and a Field Day to local children. Gather your friends and start your year with a truly warm and meaningful service opportunity.
Adult Trip to Kenya
Apri1 11 – 21, 2024
We will work side by side with the Start with One Kenya (SWOK) team and locals of the community to make a significant and sustainable difference through clean water efforts. We will participate in hygiene education and water filter distribution initiatives in a local community, as well as participate in minor construction projects in partnership with local churches and schools.
Costa Rica Young Adult Mission Trip
January 24-28, 2024
We are excited to work with Rice and Beans Ministry in the San Jose area of Costa Rica to offer this Young Adult mission trip experience. Josh Miles, associate pastor, will lead this fun trip where you will have the opportunity to be part of a vital feeding program in the rural communities surrounding Costa Rica, where nearly 80% live in poverty. You will also have the opportunity to work with children in after school programs to bring “Vacation Bible School” and “Field Day” experiences to the schools that this ministry supports. There are many potential activities from painting and light construction to working on the small farm which produces approximately 2000 lbs of fresh produce per week to distribute to schools and neighbors.
Georgia Adult Mission Trip
October 11 – 22, 2023
PRUMC is excited to announce our return to Georgia Global Missions: PRUMC has been serving the Imereti (western) region of Georgia since 1999. We work closely with our Partner, GeorgiaforGeorgia (formerly named ISGY) to break the cycle of generational poverty through education. Our efforts focus on keeping kids healthy enough to remain in school (through Sponsor a Child program that provides nutritious meals, clothing, medical and dental care), and providing the skills and training students need to ultimately support their own families.
During the mission trip, you will interact directly with students of all ages. Partnered with other team members to do arts and crafts, conduct a science project, lecture/mentor, lead musical activities, and join in field day activities. Accommodations will be a mix of hotel stays and home stays (double occupancy).
Women’s Mission Trip to Guatemala 2024
January 31 – February 4, 2024
Join our women’s team as, we travel to Guatemala City to serve the Santa Maria de Jesus community. You will have the opportunity Show God’s love to the families of this community with VBS style activities/community festival, feeding programs and more. You will also have the opportunity to spend time at Mimi’s House, the orphanage that is run by our partners at Catalyst Resources International. You will get your fill of baby holding, story-time, or blowing bubbles. These children have much love to share and you’ll enjoy every moment spent in their presence. There is also an opportunity for construction work and time for touring Antigua – a beautiful colonial town and UNESCO World Heritage center, surrounded by volcanoes is a stunning backdrop for a day of shopping and enjoying local cuisine.
This trip is full and registration has closed. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist, please contact Dawn Hawkins at email@example.com.
Georgia/Florida Disaster Relief Teams
PRUMC is putting together a team to work alongside area Methodist Churches to serve on short-term trips to help our neighbors who have faced devastation and loss from natural disasters. Teams go out monthly and serve for 3-5 day period. Specific skills are not required; ust a heart to serve and energy for a couple of days of manual labor to help clear and sort through debris and salvage family treasures. Contact Dawn Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about this new ministry.