The 8-12th grade mission trip is to the Appalachia Service Project (ASP). ASP builds relationships through volunteer home repairs, serving one of the country's poorest regions. You can learn more about ASP by clicking this link to the video or visiting their home page at asphome.org. You can also learn more from this video.
Our trip goes from Saturday, June 22 to Sunday, June 30. We will be serving in either eastern Tennessee or eastern Kentucky. ASP will let us know about our assigned area in April. It's a two-day trip, we plan on staying the night in a church in Nashville, getting to our area by mid-afternoon the next day. ASP teams typically stay in schools in the area. Students should bring an air mattresses or cot.
February 17 - Registration and $100 deposit due
May 29 - $200 payment due (RISD last day of school)
June 22 - Leave For Trip
About The Trip:
We'll work from Monday - Friday, June 24 to 28. Our work teams will be 5-7 people, with two adults per team. After a day of work, the ASP staff will lead worship in the evenings, followed by small group time with our work groups.
We'll leave Saturday, June 29, have a fun trip on the way home, and by back Sunday evening, June 30.
How To Register:
Go to https://www.asphome.org/
Go to Volunteers > Group Members > Group Member Resources (see above)
You will be asked to Join Your Group (see below)
OUR TRIP IS # 8213. After entering the trip number, you should see Kentucky, Week 3.
You will be asked to create a username and password.
Print and fill out the Volunteer Statement & Registration Form. The forms require a notary. Judy Swope in the church office is a notary.
Please note that signing the volunteer statement is agreeing to the rules given in the ASP Required Reading.
Turn in the form and $100 deposit to David by February 17th.