Will we have planning/training meetings?
We will have mandatory training and informational meetings prior to leaving. These dates will be communicated after you are confirmed to join the team.
Emergency Phone number to be provided
What is the travel schedule?
We will travel Delta leaving out of Atlanta. Specific flight information to be posted.
Do I need a passport?
You will need to have a valid passport
to travel outside of the United States. Please allow enough time for processing to take place. Processing can take as long as 6 weeks non-expedited
. This is NOT included in the base cost for the trip.
Do I need any specific shots for the trip?
Outside of routine vaccines, we have not found specific shots to be necessary, however, The Center for Disease Control have recommendations on their website
for shots you may need. You should consult your family doctor for your specific needs. Shots are not included in the base cost for the trip.
Do I need to know Spanish?
Believe it or not, no. We will use translators when necessary. You would be shocked to know how easy it is to communicate through showing up and a simple smile.
Is there an age requirement?
The required age is 16 or older if traveling without a parent/gaurdian.
Is the water safe to drink?
Drinking water will be filtered. Though local drinking water should be fine, it is best to stick with the filtered water. We strongly recommend that you bring a portable Nalgene type water bottle to refill and keep with you at all times. Specific needs will be discussed in team meetings.
What about Donation Letters?
A good way to raise prayer support and financial support for your mission trip is to send out donation letters to family and friends. You can download a sample donation letters
Checks should be made out to Greenbrier Church
. Donated receipts are tax-deductible.
*Do not send anymore than 5 support letters to greenbrier church members and attendees