Bethel UMC Missions Committee will be sponsoring a second mission trip to Alajela, Costa Rica with Rice & Beans Ministries (RABMIM), a United Methodist organization, this summer, June 10th – 17th. Volunteer opportunities include construction, food ministry, and children’s ministry. Please note that the food ministry requires team members to walk/hike on uneven, and at times, steep grounding, while carrying two 5-pound bags of food. For more information about Rice & Beans Ministries please visit their website at www.riceandbeansministries.com or talk to one of our team members who served on the trip last summer. In order for the Missions Committee to continue their support of an annual international mission trip, the adult mission trip to Costa Rica is limited to 18 people. If interested in joining this mission trip, please email Elizabeth Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost of the trip is $1,500 which includes airfare, lodging, all meals (minus travel days), and Friday adventure day. A $500
If you have already signed up to go on the trip or are interested in going, a mission trip meeting will be held on Thursday, February 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. For additional information, please contact Elizabeth Watson, elizabethwatson11@
If you would like to contribute to support the mission trip, please simply add a memo to a check and/or indicate on your offering envelope or send by mail to Bethel UMC 245 Church St Spartanburg, SC 29306.
You can also donate via our Online Giving. Once you are there, you will see a line item for Adult Missions.