5th Grade Missions Journey 2017

5th Grade Missions Journey 2017

July 15 - July 21
Jackson, TN

Cost:     $225—5th Grade Participant
               $125—Adult Participant
Cost of the trip will cover meals from Saturday lunch through Friday lunch, lodging, transportation, VBS supplies and any extra activities.

WHO:
Students who have completed 5th Grade by summer 2017 and their parents or other adult family members.  Note: Parents do not have to attend in order for the student to participate but are ENCOURAGED and welcome to be a part of the team.

WHAT:
The 5th Grade Missions Team will partner with a church in the Jackson, TN community to host a Backyard Kids Club (BKC).  Backyard Kids Clubs are simply Vacation Bible School conducted at a partner church, community park or someone’s backyard.  
•    Each 5th grader will be assigned to a team that will teach during the BKC and lead a rotation (i.e. music, recreation, crafts, etc.).  Adult participants will serve on the same team as their 5th grader.
•    The team will be responsible for leading Bible Study, Music, Crafts and Recreation.
•    During the day training and preparation for each night’s activities will happen with the team along with a few opportunities for community mission projects.
Students who participate in the mission team will also have the opportunity to help lead in the VBS at Brentwood Baptist June 12-16.

LODGING:
The team will still be staying overnight Saturday-Thursday nights at a local church or lodging facility in Jackson, TN.  Team members will be responsible for providing air mattresses and sleeping necessities if needed.

TRANSPORTATION:
We will rent vans for transportation that will be driven by Children’s Ministry staff or parents that are a part of the missions team.

COMMITMENT:
May 31: Commitments need to be made with a $50/person deposit and complete online registration (one application per participant—child or adult).

Time Commitment:  EACH child and adult who commits to be a part of the mission team is EXPECTED to participate in the full week from Saturday through Friday.

Adult Team Member Expectations:

  • Will participate with the team as same as the 5th grade students—all day, every day.
  • Will be responsible for helping to lead a group of 5th graders as they are assigned to teaching teams.  
  • Will stay overnight with students at housing location.
  • Full adult participation is a must for helping this mission team be a success! : )

TRAINING & PREPARATION
Each student and adult participating in the mission team is expected to attend the following group training times:     
May 7: VBS University Training & 1st Team Meeting
June TBD: Team Meeting & Training
June TBD: Team Meeting & Training
July 9: Final Meeting & Preparation
* Please note that these dates are subject to change.  If any changes are necessary, we will notify you as soon as possible!

In addition, each participant will be assigned to a teaching team.  It will be the responsibility of each teaching team to plan and prepare outside of the large group training times.  

PARTICIPATION IN VBS:
Each student is required to participate in one of the following VBS events as a part of BBC. This will be a significant part of the preparation for the Missions Team:

June 12-16: Brentwood Campus
9 AM – 12:15 PM     Age 5-Grade 5

June 12-16: Station Hill Campus
9 AM – 12:15 PM     Age 5-Grade 5

June 19-23: West Franklin Campus
9 AM – 12:15 PM     Age 5-Grade 5


HOW DO YOU MAKE SURE YOU ARE REGISTERED?
•    Complete the online registration form at BrentwoodBaptist.com/children and pay $50 deposit by May 31.  Registration and deposit is required PER PARTICIPANT (child or adult).
•    The Children’s Ministry Office will contact you regarding payment once your application has been received.
•    Do not complete the online “Mission Journey” application in the Missions area of the website—this is not for this trip!

Need more information?
Children’s Ministry Office: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 615.324.6131