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2018 Service Trips

Dates and Leadership for trips 2018

St. Lucia #1 (Castries) – Arrive Saturday, January 6 – depart Saturday, January 20 ($1750 – $2500)

  • Group of up to 24 to stay at Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre in Castries, St. Lucia      
  • Basic home construction and special projects (3 house goal)
  • Opportunities to visit schools, nursing homes, prison and walk with the Missionaries of Charity
  • Trip may require overnight stays while traveling
  • Coordinators: Toni Schmitt & Noella Sankar

St. Lucia #2 (Castries) – Arrive Saturday, January 20 – depart Saturday, February 3 ($1750 – $2500)

  • Group of up to 18 to stay at Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre in Castries, St. Lucia      
  • Basic home construction and special projects (3 house goal)
  • Opportunities to visit schools, nursing homes, prison and walk with the Missionaries of Charity
  • Trip may require overnight stays while traveling
  • Coordinators: Peg Cihlar, Linda Scaffidi & Noella Sankar

Dominica-Castle Bruce – Arrive Friday, April 21 – depart Friday, May 5 ($2400 – $2700)

  • Group of 7 to stay at Tappa’s Guest House in Castle Bruce, near the Carib Indian Territories
  • House construction and painting in the Carib Territories and nearby communities (2 house goal)
  • A variety of school projects may be possible, depending on the skills of the group
  • Trip will most likely require overnight stays while traveling
  • Coordinators: Grace Mueller & Judy Thorpe

Dominica-Vieille Case –Arrive Friday, April 7 – Depart Friday, April 21 ($2400 – $2700)

  • Group of 9 – 13 to stay at Augustine’s Guest House in Vieille Case, Dominica
  • Majority of group signs up from All Saints Catholic Church Lakeville; all are welcome
  • House construction & painting in surrounding communities (3 house goal)
  • Crafts at area schools
  • Trip may require overnight stays while traveling
  • Coordinators: Bettina Peters

St. Lucia- Canaries or CastriesArrive Saturday, February 3 – depart Saturday, February 17 ($1800-$2500)

  • Group of 8-12 to stay at Catholic Presbytery in Soufriere, St. Lucia
  • House construction & painting in Soufriere and Fond St. Jacques
  • Possibility to teach at area schools – Medical projects if there is a physician or nurse in the group!
  • Trip may require overnight stays while traveling
  • Coordinators: Doug & Eileen Thomas

 

To apply for a 2018 service trip to the Caribbean, please;

**Alternate method(s): Print all documents. Fill them out. Snap photos of all pages and submit them to chris@goodnewsi.com.  Your deposit and balance can be paid for using your credit card on this site (using paypal) which includes a nominal upcharge.

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Good News Project will contact you via email within 10 days to acknowledge your application.  When we are confident that we have enough volunteers to field each group, we will contact you to let you know, so that you can make necessary flight arrangements.  We will provide a connection to our travel agent and encourage you to use her.  She is well versed in when each member needs to arrive on each island. 

 

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