Middle School Fall Retreat & Quito, Ecuador Mission Trip - 9.26.13

Hello Family,
Below is information on upcoming Diocesan Events for this and next year. Please, mark your calendars!

1. Middle School Fall Retreat.

Diocesan Youth Events are a great way to grow in faith with other youth from across the upstate!

10/25 - 10/27 (6 PM Friday – 1 PM Sunday)
Where: Camp Gravatt
Who: 6th – 8th grade
What: Retreat
Cost: $105
*Register Online by October 2, 2013 at: https://uppersc.wufoo.com/forms/s7x0p9/.

2. Mission Trip to Quito, Ecuador

1. Completed Holy Cross Youth Registration Form
2. US passport valid for 6th months AFTER the date of travel
3. Mandatory Youth Mission Trip Meetings – the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 6 PM – 8 PM

7/24/14 – 7/31/14
Where: Quito, Ecuador
Who: 9th – 12th grade, and adults
What: Mission Trip
Cost: $953.18; plus airfare
*Make a $100 non-refundable deposit by Wednesday, October 9, 2013 to Holy Cross Episcopal Church.

Checks should be made payable to Holy Cross with “Ecuador Mission Trip” on memo line.

Mail to: 
Holy Cross Episcopal Church
Attn: Mother Susan Hardaway
PO Box 187
Simpsonville, SC 29681

1st payment of 1/3 the total cost must be paid by November 13, 2013.

2nd payment of 1/3 the total cost must be paid by January 8, 2014.

Final payment of 1/3 the total cost must be paid by May 14, 2014.

Cost includes in-country transportation, food, housing, ministry funds, international insurance, and administration fees for Youth World Short Term Mission Trips.

Assist the work of missionaries Cameron and Roberto Vivanco in a variety of mission sites in Quito, Ecuador, projects including building construction, home repairs, youth outreach and Vacation Bible School for Children.