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Mission Opportunities in 2019

Meridian Street United Methodist Church


Midwest Mission Distribution Center - Chatham, Illinois (near Springfield)

September 15-18, 2019

Help provide disaster relief, education and medical supplies to those in need both locally, nationally and internationally.  A variety of tasks are available for those of all ages (11 and older) and physical capabilities.

This is a great trip for those wanting a rewarding and fun mission experience, with only a modest outlay of time and expenses.

Accommodations:  Very comfortable dormitory facility.

For more information or if interested contact Cyrena Gilman.

Please note that space is limited.

Cost:  $20 per person per night plus food and travel expenses.



Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria Relief

May 11-18, 2019

Work with the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico and UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) to repair damage from Hurricane Maria.  Actual tasks to be performed may not be known until arrival in Puerto Rico, but could consist of clearing debris, installing tarps, general cleaning, building repairs, light construction, etc.

Accommodations:  In a Retreat Camp or local church.  Facilities will be basic.

Meals:  3 provided every day.

Cost:  Approximately $400 per person (includes lodging, meals and transportation) plus airfare (approximately $500) and group insurance.

Group limited to 13 people.  Must be 18 or older.

For more information or if interested contact trip leader David Baker at


For more information about the mission program at Meridian Street, please contact Pastor Mary,




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