Local Missions (Cost: $150.00 - Deadline: June 7th, 2023)

June 25 - 29, 2023
20 spots remaining

ATTENTION ALL 7th-12th grade students, (must have completed the 7th grade) join us June 25th-June 29th for HBSM's Local Missions Event! We will be partnering with WIRED Ministries this summer to attend WIRED2023! This will be an overnight event located in Dothan, AL that will focus on worship and missions around the Wiregrass Area. We will be staying at a host site as a church group Sunday night through Wednesday night. (They mainly use local churches for host sites) We will be taking our church buses (and others if needed) from the church to the Dothan Civic Center on Sunday the 25th and will be back Thursday the 29th (More specifics to come on times for the 29th once it is released by WIRED) Anthony Knight, who is the College/Young Professional Pastor and Residency Lead Director at First Baptist Church of Woodstock, will be the speaker. The Worship Team will be Iron City Worship out of Birmingham, AL. WIRED exists to unite local churches from throughout the Wiregrass area so that we can serve those in our community who are less fortunate and are in need. Through this, we can show our community how beautiful the united body of Christ is as we work together to be His hands and feet throughout the Wiregrass area. Whether it is through teaching students how to serve at the various ministry sites during the week of WIRED or during our Bible study and corporate worship services, students and adults alike are discipled throughout the week so that they can have a better understanding of who God is, how He has called them to live, and what His purposes are for their lives. Each student will be placed in one of the many Ministry Team Opportunities (when filling out the form, be sure to rank your preferences from first to last) We will be together as a church group for the Worship Rallies and at night for our church group time at our host site. For the ministry teams, each student will be placed based on the way you fill out the form (WIRED places a high effort into putting a few students a part of the same church in the same Ministry Team) This does mean you will get to meet other students from around the area that serve Christ in the day to day! TRANSPORTATION SCHEDULE: Sunday (June 25th) 3:00PM - Arrive at Hillcrest in front of Oak Tree 3:15PM - Leave for Host Site in Dothan, AL 4:30PM - Dinner at Host Site 7:30PM - Opening Celebration at the Dothan Civic Center Thursday (June 29th) 9:00PM - Closing Celebration 10:00PM - Leave Dothan Civic Center to head back to Enterprise 11:00PM - Student pick up at Hillcrest Baptist (Oak Tree Parking Lot) Typical Schedule during WIRED 6:30AM - Breakfast at Host Site 8:00AM - Morning Celebration 8:30AM - Leave for Ministry Sites 3:30PM - Arrive Back at Dothan Civic Center 3:45PM- Leave for Host Site 5:30PM - Dinner at Host Site 7:00PM - Nightly Worship 9:00PM - Church Group Devotions (At Host Site) 11:00PM - In Rooms 11:30PM - Lights Out ***A more detailed schedule for the week will be sent out once it is finalized by WIRED to those that registered Please click the link below to fill out the medical form and email it to elizabeth@hbce.org once you have registered your student! If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth at the above email or John-Mark at johnmark@hbce.org. ***If you are a parent and would like to be a chaperone for this event, please contact John-Mark. Signup Deadline: May 10th, 2023 Total Cost: $150.00 (Money due at registration) INCLUDED IN COST - All meals from Sunday night through Thursday night - Lodging for the week - Access to all services – Morning Celebration and Nightly Worship Services - All materials for WIRED ministry sites - Free T-Shirt, water bottle, and other SWAG! WHAT TO BRING Please ● Bible, notepad, and pen ● Sleeping Bag and/or Air Mattress (you will be on the floor for a week, so an air mattress may feel better. However, if you bring an air mattress it needs to be a twin size for only one person to sleep on. If you bring anything large than a twin size mattress, it will need to be shared between two people.) ● Towels, wash cloths, pillows, and blankets (linens if bringing an air mattress) ● Toiletries such as toothbrush, shampoo, soap, etc. ● Water bottle that you can refill and carry with you ● Closed toe, closed heel shoes for all missions sites ● Sun protection Please Do NOT bring the following: ● Any item(s) that advertises alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs. ● Any item(s) explicitly or implicitly promotes racism, sexism, or hatred of any group or person. ● Any item(s) explicitly or implicitly refers to sexual actions or situations. ● Alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs ● Weapons of all kinds are not permitted - Knives, Utility Tools, Guns, Water Guns ● Flames of all kinds are not permitted - Fireworks, matches, lighters, etc. ● Jewelry and any other valuable items ● Electronics of all kinds are not permitted – drones, radios, iPods, CD players, gaming devices of any type (this includes but is not limited to laptops, Nintendo DS, and PSP’s) ● Roller blades, Skateboards, Hover Boards ● Pets CELL PHONE POLICY Throughout the week, WIRED will have some elements that allow participants to join in via social media (i.e. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.). However, unless instructed by staff, students with cell phones are not allowed to have them out or in use during programming elements: Morning Celebration, Bible Study, Worship, and while at Ministry Sites. Ringers should be turned to silent or vibrate during these specific times. WIRED will not be responsible for any lost or damaged phones. MINISTRY TEAM DESCRIPTIONS: Kid's Club - These ministry teams will go into local apartment complexes, housing authorities, and churches to do a backyard Bible club for the children in these areas. Activities will include Bible stories, music, arts and crafts, outdoor games, and some much need attention and love for these children. Extreme Camp - These ministry teams will go into local schools, churches, and community organizations to offer fun activities, such us, art studio, music and dance, outdoor games, cheer, and a variety of sports. Kids participating in Extreme Camp will not only get to engage in their favorite activities, but they will most importantly hear the Gospel. Sports Camp - These ministry teams will go into the local Boys & Girls Clubs to support their summer programs, assist a local church's sports camp, and lead an FCA sponsored sports camp that will offer different sports at Dothan High School and Northview High School. Each site will take on its own identity and offer different sports based on the needs of the community or church. Social Ministry - These teams will be exposed to the large number of non-profits and community ministries that exist in our community. Every day will be something different for these teams. They will serve our community in various ways by doing yard work, visiting in nursing homes, senior adult centers, and special needs camps, serving at food banks, and many other activities. Each group will be exposed to the day-to-day work that goes on in our community to meet the needs of those that are less fortunate. Evangelism - These teams will be given the opportunity to go share the gospel in our community by doing street evangelism, feeding the homeless, passing out food and toiletries at hotels, and other intentional activities that give them the opportunity to share the gospel with others. Multi-Cultural Ministry - These teams will work with leaders within our community whose ministry is devoted to serving the growing multicultural population in the Wiregrass area. Their outlet to share the Gospel will be teaching English as a second language. P.C.Y. (formerly construction) - These teams will focus on meeting the physical needs in our community by helping those who need houses painted, yards landscaped, and light construction projects completed, such as, building a wheelchair ramp or repairing a floor.