Native American Ministries Cherokee mission trip to be August 21-25, 2017


The Native American Ministries Team invites you to participate in a mission trip to Cherokee UMC in Cherokee, North Carolina.

This mission outreach is scheduled for August 21-25, 2017. The cost is $150 per person (includes meals/dorm) and scholarships are available. The main focus of the work will be home repairs and a VBS.

The deadline to register and to pay is August 2, 2017.

For more information and to download the brochure, application, medical form and scholarship request form click here.

About the Trip

Where will we stay?

There is a women’s dorm (sleeps 26) and a men’s dorm (sleeps 22) at the Cherokee Mission site (all twin-size beds).

What about meals?

The mission team will cook our own meals in the modest church kitchen and dining area.

VBS Team (1 evening)

The team will lead a craft and lesson for children and young people Wednesday evening. Other days will be spent assisting other teams.

Food Coordinator

Will plan and purchase the food for the team and contribute to the potluck on Wednesday night.


Monday, August 21: Teams travel to Cherokee, N.C. and meet at the Cherokee Mission at 2 p.m. EDT
  • Home repair teams visit sites to get organized;
  • go to local store to purchase supplies.
  • Food team shops for food for meals.
  • Team eats supper out (included in trip fee). 
Tuesday-Thursday:  Breakfast and devotion for team, make sack lunches for work sites, and work for day, arriving back at 4 p.m. for rest and clean up.
  • 5:30 p.m. supper, and evening program.
  • One afternoon of the trip, we will attend the “Unto These Hills” program.
Friday, August 25: Finish work projects, pack up, depart approximately noon to return home (lunch on your own).

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