Initial Mexican Medical Trip Information
First Planning Meeting, Friday, June 16, 6PM, Hope Church
Thurs, Nov 9 - Sat, Nov 18
To support and grow local Advent Christian and other evangelical churches in Baja Mexico through a medical outreach in Tijuana called a “Medical Brigada” Present the Gospel to the children and families, through VBS and film ministry. Encourage the Bible students at the La Esperanza Bible School by providing organized outreaches for them to gain experience in leadership. Provide light construction at Clinica La Esperanza and participate in VBS and a Christian Film Night for children.
Participation, Open subject to Important Dates below.
There are a limited number of spots available for this trip.
This will all be covered at the Mexico Medical planning meeting June16, 6PM with Hope & Wyben Church
Nov. 9 - 9:15 AM Flight out of Hartford, (BDL) arrive San Diego 2:30 PM
Nov. 9 - Thursday – Stay at Mexican Medical overnight. (Sleeping Bags & mattresses).
Nov. 10 – Friday – Set Up TJ brigade with local churches
Nov. 11 – Saturday – Tijuana Brigada
Nov. 12 – Sunday – Depart for La Esperanza – Worship, local church for evening service.
Nov. 13 - 16 – Monday – Thursday – La Esperanza Work Projects, VBS, Film
Nov. 17 – Friday – Travel back to Mexican Medical Office, San Diego.
Nov. 18 – Saturday – Fly out of San Diego International (SAN)
Saturday Afternoon at 1:40 PM, arrive at Hartford 11:25 PM
A US passport will be needed for this trip. US passport must be valid 3 months beyond your intended stay.
Housing will be in a dorm setting. Please bring a pillow and sheets/sleeping bag along with your toiletries.
We anticipate dry, nice, warm weather ranging from 65 to 75 degrees.
Clothing in Mexico is more conservative than in the United States. We want to honor those with whom we are working by wearing very conservative clothing. Please bring work clothes that do not show midriff when reaching above your head. For church services, ladies will need to bring a dress or skirt (knee-length or longer) and men will need dress pants and shirts with collars. Please, no shorts at any time on the trip except while swimming, when trunks are fine for men, and women will need to wear shorts and shirts over their bathing suits. Please wear closed toed shoes at all times. You may bring flip-flops for shower use.
Important Dates: (subject to change)
Friday, June 16 at Hope, Initial Planning Meeting.
June 20, Flight Deposit due, $50 each.
September 1, Deadline for Applications. (Tentative)
Sept TBA, Fund Raising Fellowship Dinner & Dessert Sale.
Sept 25, Flight Airline Balance due, $450 each.
October 22, Missions Conference, Information on Tables re Mexico Trip.
More Information; Hope Church Website Page for trip;
E-mails, Hope, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wyben Church, Brian Fanion, email@example.com
Craig & Kristi Libby, Mexican Medical, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mexican Medical Ministries Website, http://mexicanmedical.com/