District of Columbia Baptist Convention

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2018 Haiti mission trip

This July 16-23, 2018 the DC Baptist Convention is conducting its annual mission trip to Haiti. We will split our time between the towns of Jacmel and Couteaux along the southern coast which is still recovering from the ravages of Hurricane Matthew which struck the island nation in 2016.

Ways you can participate:
• Assist with teaching Vacation Bible School to local children.
• Assist with the facilitation of adult spiritual development sessions.
• Join the advance team meeting with local community leaders and health professionals to discern the need for a Convention sponsored health clinic.

• Donations of the following items are needed no later than Friday April 6.
o Antibiotic Skin Cream
o Aspirin
o Ibuprofen
o Hydrocortisone
o Band aids
o Eye drops
o Personal Hygiene Supplies
o Shoes
o Clothing for youth and adults (no winter coats or sweaters)

For those interested in traveling with us the cost will be $900 plus airfare. This covers lodging, food, and transportation for the entire visit.

To volunteer or receive more information, please contact Ms. Loretta Polite-Shipman at:

loretta.polite-shipman@dcpaptist.org, (202) 265-1526