Welcome to our Alaska Mission Trip Page where you will find information regarding our mission plans, worship opportunities, recreation options, lodging, general information about Alaska.
Dates of Trip: July 16- 22, 2022
Participants: High School Students and adults.
Cost: $700+, The cost per individual is equal to $2,700; however, through mission fundraising we hope to offer a cost of $700. This could rise depending on church, group and individual fundraising. Current fundraisers include The Mission Committee Envelope Fundraiser for January/February 2022 and Easter Lily Sales in March/April 2022. In addition, we are searching for underwriters for our trip.
Shirt sales: We will have an Alaska t-shirt for sale at $25 to help off-set costs as well.
Lodging: We will have lodging in a guesthouse/lodge with beds and showers.
Meals: Majority of meals will be provided through your registration cost; however; it is encouraged to bring some snacks or monies for your personal purchase. As we draw nearer to our trip more detailed information will be provided.
Travel: Direct air flight from Dallas to Anchorage, AK; Ground transportation in AK: provided by Thirst Mission.
Recreation: We will have an opportunity for a partial day and full day of recreation such as canoeing and hiking. As we review our options we will share more details with you.
Packing: Provided is a general list of suggested packing for Alaska
Location: Our team will be paired with a local church in Anchorage, Matanuska Valley or Kenai Peninsula.
Type of mission activities:
- Serving in discipleship and evangelism to the large homeless population in Anchorage. This may in forms of feeding, leading devotionals, intentional prayer or other needs of local homeless shelters.
- Aiding our local church partner to help it or their members to prepare for Winter 200. This may be in home maintenance and repair, construction or other ways.
- Assisting and providing outreach events for our local church partner to reach their community.
- Unique to Longview FUMC! We will be leading a Laundry Day in the local community by providing monies, detergents, and other assistance.
- Shopping and providing Blessing Bags filled with essentials to those in our church partner’s community.
- Other opportunities as may arise.
Ready to Register:
Here Is an Informational Flyer, Packing list and sample Itinerary
Here are some videos From Thirst Missions
Alaska With Thirst Missions
Fun Facts About Alaska