MAYFIELD, KENTUCKY

MAYFIELD, KENTUCKY

In December 2021, residents of Mayfield, Kentucky were startled awake by a devastating tornado. As light broke, there was only leveled building to be seen. In a matter of minutes, people who had been sleeping were homeless. Mayfield residents have shown great resilience and have made the most of their situation, but it has come with a high cost. Although FEMA is present and assisting, they do not provide the care that comes through local churches and agencies like Mission Discovery.

Mission Discovery provides an opportunity for church groups of all sizes to go on life-changing mission trips. Teams are able to serve the poor, disadvantaged, and marginalized both domestically and internationally through various forms of ministry including construction projects, disaster relief work (both short-term and long-term), community outreach, medical and dental work, working with the elderly or children in orphanages, etc. The purpose of these trips is to assist local churches in meeting physical needs while sharing the hope of Jesus Christ.

Join us as we visit Mayfield, Kentucky to help the community by cleaning, and building in the local community.

Daily Work Assignments:

  • Each day your team will be sent out to home sites to repair, repaint, and replace what was lost during the storm. A mixture of skilled and unskilled labor is welcome. All of our work will be directed by our local church contacts.
  • We will be part of a larger vision to bring healing to the neighborhoods. Our staff will be on hand to help guide your team.

TRIP DATES

Spring

$549one week
  • March 6 – 11, 2023
  • March 13 – 18, 2023
  • March 20 – 25, 2023
  • March 27 – April 1, 2023
  • Custom Dates Available

Summer

$549one week
  • June 5 – 10, 2023
  • June 12 – 17, 2023
  • June 19 – 24, 2023
  • June 26 – July 1, 2023
  • July 3 – 8, 2023
  • July 10 – 15, 2023
  • July 17 – 22, 2023
  • July 24 – 29, 2023
  • Custom Dates Available

Fall

$549one week
  • October 2 – 7, 2023
  • October 9 – 14, 2023
  • October 16 – 21, 2023
  • October 23 – 28, 2023
  • Custom Dates Available

MISSION TRIP COSTS AND FAQ

Our mission trips to Mayfield, Kentucky are best suited for Junior High, High School, College, Adult, and Family volunteers.

  • The trip cost includes: trip deposit, food, lodging, ground transportation, construction supplies, emergency medical insurance, a t-shirt and a devotional.
  • What is not included: flight, any spending money you may need and $25 for a background check.
  • The trip cost includes: trip deposit, food, lodging, construction supplies, emergency medical insurance, a t-shirt and a devotional.
  • What is not included: flight, ground transportation any spending money you may need and $15+ for a background check.
  1. Click the SIGN UP button at the top of this page.
  2. Fill in your information.
  3. Our team will contact you with an email with directions for how to sign up.
  4. We will follow up with you about project details and a payment schedule.
  5. When the trip is approaching, we will have an online meeting with leaders to communicate the specifics of the trip.
  6. You will travel to the location, meet the crew, and serve!

No. We break the trip cost into three payments. Here is what a typical payment schedule looks like.

  • $100 per volunteer deposit is due 30 days after you register.
  • Half of the remaining balance will be due 90 days prior to the trip start date.
  • The remaining balance will be due 45 days prior to the trip start date.
Yes. Our mission trip teams have tons of individual volunteers. We do, however, need to have at least 20 volunteers sign up for a trip to make it happen. If you sign up for a trip and we do not get enough volunteers, you will have the option to join another team or join a trip in the future. We will also issue a refund if you are not interested serving on another trip.

Lodging

Teams are housed at a local church.  Participants may need to provide their own cot or air mattress with their own bedding.

Transportation

Some teams drive. Other teams fly into PAH, then rent vehicles. Teams provide their own ground transportation to and from the airport and to the daily worksites.

Food

Breakfast and dinner meals are prepared buffet style in the kitchen by Mission Discovery camp staff. Lunches are sandwiches on the worksite.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE

Arrival Day

12:00 PM   |   Camp Opens
4:30 PM     |   Leaders Meeting
5:00 PM     |   Dinner
7:00 PM     |   Evening Program
8:00 PM     |   Small Groups
10:00 PM   |   In Rooms ​​​

Daily Schedule

7:00 AM     |   Wake Up
7:30 AM     |   Breakfast
8:00 AM     |   Quiet Time
8:30 AM     |   Devotional Thought
8:45 AM     |   Depart for Worksites
3:00 PM     |   Return to Camp
4:30 PM     |   Leaders Meeting
5:00 PM     |   Dinner
7:00 PM     |   Evening Program
8:00 PM     |   Small Groups
10:00 PM   |   In Rooms ​​​​

Departure Day

7:00 AM     |   Wake Up
7:30 AM     |   Load Up
8:00 AM     |   Breakfast
8:30 AM     |   Depart​​​

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