Flint Mission Trip
The Flint Summer Work Camp will provide an opportunity for the youth to serve in many ways for a week in July. Areas of service include painting, assisting in nursing homes, cleaning up Flint neighborhoods, assisting in a community food and clothing bank, evangelizing, and much more. Any youth age 14 and over, young adults or adults can participate.
All participants will be staying overnight at St. Mary Queen of Angels (SMQA) in Swartz Creek. The parish will provide food, lodging, and through the University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center and Powers Catholic High School, showers. The $100 cost is required to provide food, transportation, evening entertainment, and donation to the Project. The workers will sleep at SMQA and will be required to bring sleeping bags.
The evening entertainment includes: games, nightly praise & worship, morning Mass, Sacrament of Reconciliation, and small group time. Experience what faith can do when it works in love! Share the week with old friends and new ones as we respond to the call to love God and love your neighbor!
Date and time of event:
Begins Sunday July 21st, 4pm, ends Friday, July 26th, by noon.
Work Week Schedule
4:00 PM Arrival and Check In
5:00 PM Mass
6:30 PM Dinner
7:15 PM Program begins
9:00 PM Praise and worship
10:30 PM Organize Guys and Girls Sleeping Arrangements
11:00 PM Lights Out
Monday - Thursday:
6:30 AM Wake Up
7:30 AM Morning Mass
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Head to various areas of service.
The work day is usually from 9-4PM with an hour lunch break
Work groups will be divided up into multiple chaperoned work sites
4:00 PM Once work site is completely cleaned up, group will head to U of M Flint Recreation
Center or Powers for showering. Groups will have free time once they return to St. Mary’s.
5:30 PM We will return to St. Mary’s for dinner
7-10 PM Evening Fellowship and Worship
Videos, Games, Small Group Time, Praise & Worship, Speakers, Confession etc.
10:30 PM Prepare for bed, guys and girls split off to separate sleeping areas
11:00 PM Lights Out
Friday: We will have the same morning activities but will stay at SMQA for the remainder of the day.
12:00 pm Conclusion of the Mission: Flint and Pick Up Time.