In Redemption Youth, we believe we are a part of the world-wide church. Because of this, we want to go and make disciples in all nations, and that includes Belize. So, we are sending a team in August to work with Pastor Pedro from Harvest Belize.
While there, we will be running a Vacation Bible School (VBS) for the kids, while also having some programs for the youth and adults. We will be going into the community to do outreach and visitation, and bring blessing bags to people’s homes to give them some necessities they don’t normally have. Finally, we will be doing some manual labour like painting the school and other buildings. These are the greatest needs in that community, and our desire is to go and help strengthen the church! We may also get to spend some time at the Mayan Ruins and part of a day at a beach.
We are sending our team from August 4-11. The team will be 15 people, including high school students and leaders. Our team members are: Jeremy Giesbrecht, Laurie Sherwood, Alex Peat, Brandon Morrison, Briahna Mitchell, Kendra Lall, Megan Bell, Kelsey Rombouts, Alyssa Ebert, Maya Carrier, Bethany Carrier, Olivia Pettit, Matt Hoad, Josh McKenna, and Somers Peat. Please pray for us as we have meetings, prepare, and raise funds to go to Belize. Thanks!
Follow along as our team shares updates concerning the work leading up to, during, and after the trip. Click here to read the team blog.
Our Belize team needs YOUR help. First, please pray for us as we iron out details, raise funds, and get excited for this trip! Going on a missions trip can be scary for some of the students (and leaders), so pray for them to have courage and rely on the Lord. Second, we need your help financially. If you’d like to give to the trip, please follow the link below. If you’re unable to give financially, but would still like to help, check out this event description:
The Belize team is having a Yard Sale on Friday May 11 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. and Saturday May 12 from 6:00 a.m. – 12 p.m., at the Sherwood residence (1428 Commissioners Rd. W.) to help fundraise for the trip. Item donations are needed ASAP – good thing it’s spring cleaning time! We can either take donations at the church, or can arrange for a pick up.
Please contact Jeremy at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to have some items picked up.
Terms and Conditions for Online Donations
Redemption Bible Chapel is using Canada Helps for processing short-term missions fundraising. Canada Helps will be responsible for issuing all charitable receipts related to this project. Any questions regarding donations are to go directly to Canada Helps, not Redemption Bible Chapel.
Redemption Bible Chapel will not accept any donations (receiptable or non-receiptable) via cheque, cash, or online unless it is via Canada Helps. Any payments made this way will be returned to the donor. Unmarked cash donations will be put towards the general missions budget for this trip, or future trips, and no charitable receipt will be issued.
Any over-payments for the trip or individuals will not be returned, and will applied to the overall cost of the trip, or the general missions budget.
To give online to a team member, click here. To receive a charitable receipt donors should sign up for a SecureGive account.
PLEASE NOTE: You MUST put the name of the person you wish to make a contribution to in the “message” box (example below). Mislabelled donations will go to the overall team costs and will not be followed up on.
To give via cash or cheque drop the cheque at the office or the offering box at any of our weekend services.
PLEASE NOTE: You MUST put the name of the person you wish to make a contribution to in the “memo” section of the cheque and/or the offering envelope. Write their name, and “Belize 2018”. Unmarked cheques will end up in the church general fund and cannot be reallocated.
To give online to a team member, click the button to the right.
PLEASE NOTE: You MUST put the name of the person you wish to make a contribution to in the “message” box.