Thailand Mission trip
JESUS WANTS TO USE YOU! There are many exciting service opportunities for you on our Thailand Mission Trip October 15-29, 2023! To learn more visit https://bit.ly/ThailandMissonTrip2023 Extended application deadline is July 31, 2023.
Mission Trip Itinerary
Sunday, October 15: Fly to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK), arriving by Tuesday, October 17 (flights crossing the International Date Line lose a day)
Tuesday, October 17: Mission team arrival and travel to Prachuap Khin Khan (3 hour drive) for orientation. Introduce cross-cultural mission training; planning, praying, and adjusting to the time change. See temples in the Phetchuburi Province along the way and begin to learn about Thailand's rich cultural and religious history.
Wednesday, October 18: Go to Phraya Nakhon Cave and receive additional cross-cultural mission training. Reflection time at the beach. (Start of Wed.-Sat. mini-evangelistic meetings in Bangkok by the local churches and pastors. Thematic focus: "Restoring the Family.")
Thursday, October 19: Travel to Bangkok in the morning. Settle in at Bangkok hotel. Ministry teams praying and planning.
Friday, October 20: Medical mission to serve Pakistani refugees.
Saturday, October 21: Medical mission to serve refugees and the community around Thailand Adventist Mission.
Sunday, October 22: Medical mission to serve Karen refugees and the Thai poor.
Monday, October 23: Medical mission to serve the Thai poor.
Tuesday, October 24: Fly to Mae Sot.
Tuesday, October 24 - Friday, October 27: Arrive at Sunshine Orchard Learning Center. Set up and prepare for the program. Conduct medical mission work, chilrdren's program, and mini-evangelistic meetings at Sunshine Orchard Learning Center.
Friday, October 27 - Saturday, October 28: Visit local ASAP project sites and refugee camps (if possible).
Sunday, October 29: Return home. (Note: Flights crossing the International Date Line gain a day.)
Note: This itinerary is subject to change.
Ministry & Service Opportunities
Dental (opportunities for both professionals and laypeople)*
Vision (opportunities for both professionals and laypeople)*
Mental health/crisis counseling
Children's ministry (Vacation Bible School)
*Dental and vision ministry opportunities for laypeople will be led by staff from the Oon Jai Foundation.
The $1,400 USD Mission Trip (October 15-29) fee includes the following:
All ground transportation within Thailand
Domestic airfare (Bangkok to Mae Sot roundtrip)
Three vegetarian meals per day
Fees for any tourist sites visited
Travel insurance through Trawick International (estimated $150; exact price varies based on age and policy)
Supplies and other expenses directly related to the mission trip (e.g., medical supplies, materials for Vacation Bible School, etc.)
Ministry project support
Nonrefundable $75 administrative fee
Additional Expenses (Responsibility of the Mission Trip Participant)
Each participant is responsible for purchasing their own international airfare (prices range widely from $900 - $1,800 per roundtrip flight)
Background check (approximately $40, unless your church or school is willing to provide the results of a recent background check)
All Covid-19 testing required by the Thai government and your country of origin (if any)
Additional spending money for mementos, gifts, emergencies and incidental expenses