TOGO

July 11-19, 2020

Togo Trip Information

 

Passport - Apply for it immediately if you do not have one. If you have one already, make sure that is doesn't expire until after January 2021. The church will make 2 color copies for each person. One will remain at the church, and the other will be taken by the group leader. 

Trip Cost & Payments

Togo - July 11-19, 2020

Cost: of $3000.00

Registration Deadline and Payments - A NR (non-refundable) deposit of $750 is due February 23. Space is limited to 8 people. 

Liability Release Form - Please complete and return with your deposit. (Lorri will set you up on Missions IQ (Itravel Iq) and send you a link via email for forms to be filled out). 

 

Your trip cost will include a 3rd party travel insurance policy from IMG. This will be in addition to your personal insurance and will cover such things as medical expenses, accidental death, emergency medical evacuation, and security evacuation. 

 

Immunizations - Updated Tetanus. Hepatitis A/B (recommended), & yellow fever (required), & malaria pills required. 

 

Luggage - You are allowed one bag with a maximum weight of 50 pounds, a carry on, and a personal item. Delta allows 1 bag up to 50lbs free. Luggage charges are not included in the trip pricing. 

 

What to pack - Dress code is stated in the welcome pack. You will need 5-7 outfits, shoes/sandals, toiletries, sunscreen, hat, insect spray (with deet), swimming suit, small backpack/Fannie pack for daily outings, water bottle, bath towel & washrag, pillow, Benadryl cream, Imodium, Tylenol, etc. (What to bring is on the last page of the welcome pack). 

Please look at the NSA guidelines if you have any questions regarding what you may pack. If you are taking any liquids in your carry on, they must be under 3 ounces and placed in a quart size Ziplock bag. You will be asked to remove them from your bag at the checkpoint. Remember not to pack any sharp objects that could be considered a weapon in your carry on.

Food - The majority of your meals will be prepared in the Alderman home & will be "American" style meals. You will have an opportunity to try African food on a few different occasions. It will be prepared in a clean environment by our church members. The key to eating African food is to eat it just after it is taken off the fire. You will also have many opportunities to eat the tropical fruit. Glass soda beverages (Coke, Sprite, etc.) can be purchased individually by each member of the group at a cost of $1.00 per soft drink. Please do not throw bottles away, as they are recycled. 

Cultural - reflects the influences of its 37 tribal ethnic groups, the largest of most influential of which are the Ewe, Mina, and Kabye. Despite the influence of Western religion, more than half of the people of Togo follow native animistic practices and beliefs.

Project Discussion - We will conduct an evangelistic outreach and sports camp in preparation for a new church plant.

Payment & Training Schedule 

Deposit   $750.00 NR February 23

Payment $750.00       March 29

Payment $750.00       April 26

Payment $750.00       May 17

Training  Rm AE 203  March 29, Sunday, 4:30 p.m.

Training  Rm AE 203  April 26, Sunday, 4:30 p.m.

Training  Rm AE 203  May 17, Sunday, 4:30 p.m. 

 

Any other questions contact Lorri in the church office lorris@fbcopelika.com 

First Baptist Church of Opelika

301 S 8th Street

Opelika, Alabama

36801

334-745-5715

info@fbcopelika.com

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