June-July 2019: Team Haiti

Quick Facts

  • Trip Status: Closed
  • Date: FILLED
  • Contact: n/a
  • Trip Costs: n/a



Team Haiti is sponsored by the Youth Committee of the Presbytery of Southern California. OPC members from around the country are invited to apply to join the team! This will be the 13th time they have sent this team to Haiti!

Team Haiti will travel to Haiti, June 22 – July 4, 2019, to work with missionary Ben Hopp and his family to present VBS programs at churches on the island of La Gonave.

Team Leader Still Needed:

  • An ordained man is needed to serve as Team Leader along with Assistant Team Leader, Lanie Price.
  • The team and trip are coordinated by team organizer, David Thibault.
    • What is needed is the man to lead the team while in Haiti.
  • Anyone interested, please contact team coordinator David Thibault as soon as possible.


Team Members:

Team members must be communicant church members (minimum age 18). Valuable assets include teaching and musical gifts, a desire to share your faith in Christ, and an ability to organize and participate in sports, games, and crafts. Friendly cooperation with others and submission to team leadership are essential. Good health is important, too, as this trip involves rugged, dusty travel.


  • Applications will be reviewed on Thursday, March 7, 2019.  Do not delay in sending in your application.
  • Team Chosen & Notified: March 11, 2019.
  • Team Confirmed: Please confirm that you are going on the mission’s trip by March 15, 2019.
  • First payment of $800 is due March 23, 2019. This payment will be used to purchase tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Haiti and will NOT be refunded should a team member back out.
  • Purchase of tickets to Fort Lauderdale by each individual team member by April 20, 2019.
  • Second payment of $800 is due May 20, 2019.
  • Final payment for gifts and supplies for the Hopps estimated at $50 to be brought to Fort Lauderdale.
  • Team members will also need to see their doctor before going to Haiti in order to receive necessary shots to avoid illness while there. Details will be forthcoming to those who are selected.

Brochure and Application:



Please contact Team Organizer, David Thibault, with any questions or for further details.

David Thibault
Presbytery of Southern California



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