Young Adult Ministry

St. George & Branches Youth Ministry Mission Trip
Harlan, Kentucky

When: July 2nd– July 8th

Who: Incoming Freshman – Young Adults

We will be taking a group of 50 participants (20 from St. George 30 from St. Steven and St. Elizabeth Seton.) Spots are first come first serve, based on payment.

Cost: $270.00.

What will we be doing?
St. Stephen, St. Elizabeth Seton and St. George parishes are partnering with COAP (Christian Outreach to Appalachian People.) “COAP was conceived in 1977 as a grass roots inter-denominational relief effort in response to a devastating flood, which caused great destruction of homes in Harlan County. In 1980, a Mennonite volunteer, Marlin Yoder, helped to form Christian Family Housing Services to help actualize the dream of helping low-income families with their housing needs.”

The parishes will be driving 12 passenger vans to travel to Harlan, KY. We will be staying at a camp provided by COAP, CAMP SLEEPYHOLLOW. We will be responsible for cooking and cleaning up after ourselves.

Our group will also have sightseeing tours in the evenings, team-building activities, prayer and meditations, and travel around the local area. We will be working to improve life in a small area of theAppalachian Mountains by renovating homes, new construction, landscaping, and more. Students willreceive approximately 30 hours community service credit.

Deposit: $50 - Space Limited
Registration starting day: March 13th, 2017

The full payment should be completed by June 11, 2017 if not paying in full at registration.

*Registration is first come first serve basis.
Priority will be given to Youth Ministry Members and parish members.
The only way to hold your place is to turn in your deposit and completed registration forms.

Checks payable to – St. Stephen Deacon & Martyr Parish, Memo-Mission Trip Questions? Contact Maggie O'Connor at or (708) 532-8234.

Contact Maggie O'Connor at 708-532-8234 or for more information.

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