Sample Mission Trip Schedule

U.S. mission trips to Appalachia feature full schedules from the time adult, youth, and family groups arrive on Sunday morning until they leave on Saturday afternoon. Participants should be prepared for long days.

Below are sample schedules for a typical weeklong mission trip. Times and activities are subject to change.

Sunday   Thursday
Time Activity   Time Activity
2:00-4:00 p.m. Registration   7:00 a.m. Rise and Shine
4:00-5:30 p.m. Free Time   7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
4:30 p.m. All Leaders and Staff Meeting   8:00-8:30 a.m. Devotions
5:30 p.m. Dinner   9:00 a.m.-4 p.m. Day-Off Activity
6:30 p.m. Construction/Summer Adventure Meetings   5:30p.m. Depart for Cookout
6:45 p.m. Praise and Worship Practice   6:00-8:00 p.m. Cookout
7:00-8:30 p.m. Evening Program   8:00 p.m. Depart for Lodging
9:00-9:30 p.m. Free Time   8:30-10:30 p.m. Free Time/Group Time/Debrief
9:30-10:30 p.m. Group Time/Debrief   10:30 p.m. Return to Rooms/Cabins
10:30 p.m. Return to Rooms/Cabins   10:45 p.m. Lights Out
10:45 p.m. Lights Out      

 

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday

 

Saturday
Time Activity   Time Activity
6:45 a.m. Rise and Shine   7:00 a.m. Rise and Shine
7:00 a.m. Prayers for Mission Week   7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
7:30-8:00a.m. Breakfast   8:00-9:00 a.m. Pack, Clean Rooms/Cabins, Final Check
8:00-8:30 a.m. Devotional Time   9:00 a.m. Departure
8:30-9:00 a.m. Depart for Community      
9:00 a.m. Meet Families and Leaders      
9:15 a.m. Depart for Work Sites Families      
9:00-Noon Children's Ministry/Meeting      
Noon Lunch for Work Groups      
12:30 p.m. Return to Work Sites      
3:00-3:30 p.m. Clean up Work Sites      
3:30-4:00 p.m. Depart for Lodging      
4:00-5:30 p.m. Free Time      
5:00 p.m. Leaders' Meeting      
5:30 p.m. Dinner      
6:30 p.m. Construction Meeting      
6:30 p.m. Praise and Worship Practice      
7:00-8:30 p.m. Evening Program      
9:00-9:30 p.m. Free Time      
9:30-10:30p.m. Group Time/Debrief    
10:30 p.m. Return to Rooms/Cabins      
10:45 p.m. Lights Out      

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