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Panama

JULY 23-31, 2017

$1605 | TEENS: $1434

TRIP CODE: JULY 2017 PANAMA

REGISTRATION CLOSED (REACHED CAPACITY)


 

DESCRIPTION

Join the mission to reach vulnerable teenagers in Panama, breaking generational exploitation and human trafficking.  Our team will partner with national and American volunteers to reach out to thousands of girls and boys at the Illumina Conference.  Under the direction of our missionary partners who lead this event, we will assist with preparations and hosting the two-day conference.  It features worship, choreography, drama, art, music and altar time.

LOCATION INFORMATION

Distance from Oak Creek: 2,400 miles

Population: 3,705,246

Religions: Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%

Languages: Spanish (official), indigenous languages, English, Chinese (Yue and Hakka), Arabic

Avg. Temperature: 73-88 Degrees

Currency: Panamanian Balboa, the U.S. dollar is also legal tender

Fact: Nearly half of the country’s population is under age 18 and live in the capital.

TEAM INFO

Adults and young adults

The minimum age is 12 years old.  Participants younger than age 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Team limit of no more than 30

First come first serve based on deposit and approved application

 

The plan is for this team to assist with 2017 Ilumina Conference.  This is a video from Ilumina2015.

 

COST & PAYMENT INFORMATION

What's included in the cost of the trip?

Missions experiences, round-trip airfare, ground transportation, most meals, accommodations and international emergency/medical insurance.

What's NOT included in the cost of the trip?

Passport & visa fees, excess baggage fees, airline name change fees or immunization costs.

Are payments/contributions tax-deductible?

Yes. The contributions are also non-refundable and non-transferable.

If I'm writing a check, to whom should I make it out?

All checks should be written to Oak Creek Assembly of God with the trip code JULY 2017 PANAMA written in the memo line. Please send all contributions to the address below.

Oak Creek Assembly of God

Attn.: Becky Fuentes

7311 S. 13th Street

Oak Creek, WI 53154

How do I see who has contributed to my trip?

After your deposit is paid, you will be able to track your account using your personal Managed Missions profile.

When are the payments due?

ADULTS

Upon Registration  $200

2nd Payment          $535    Monday, April 10, 2017

3rd Payment           $535    Monday, May 15, 2017

4th Payment           $335    Monday, June 19, 2017

Please understand that all deposits/payments/contributions are non‐refundable and non‐transferable.

TEENS

Upon Registration  $200

2nd Payment          $478     Monday, April 10, 2017

3rd Payment           $478     Monday, May 15, 2017

4th Payment           $278     Monday, June 19, 2017

Families may also be eligible for this reduced price when participating together and staying in the same hotel room.  Contact Pastor Tom at tmurray@oakcreekag.org for information.

PASSPORT INFORMATION

Please bring your passport to the church office no later than Monday, April 10th.  If you would like more information about renewing or getting a new passport, visit travel.state.gov.

TEAM TRAINING SESSIONS

It is important to attend each training session to meet teammates and prepare for this missions experience:

Dates: Sundays.  June 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2017

Time: 9:30am-10:15am

Location: D-103

GET STARTED

This team reached capacity and registration is now closed.

Complete the online application.

Submit your non-refundable, non-transferable $200 deposit.  Indicate the participant name and trip code JULY 2017 PANAMA in the message box.

To pay by check, send you payment by mail or deliver in person to:

Oak Creek Assembly of God

Attn.: Becky Fuentes

7311 South 13th Street

Oak Creek, WI 53154

No cash payments please.

Your non-refundable, non-transferrable $200 deposit and the online application are required to hold your place.  In the event that the trip is cancelled, your payments will be refunded.

LEADER INFORMATION

Team Coordinator

Becky Fuentes
(414) 762-2010
bfuentes@oakcreekag.org

Team Leader

Pastor Shawn Follis

In-Country Missionary Partner

Gerritt & Tara Kenyon