2018 FUSE Costa Rica Mission Trip

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2018 FUSE Costa Rica Misson Trip

San Ramon, Costa Rica
June 17–24, 2018

Trip Cost: $1600
Application & Deposit Deadline: December 15, 2017

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PURA VIDA! That means the pure life! Pura Vida Missions didn't coin the phrase, the ticos (costa ricans) did, but they thought it was the perfect name for their mission and life in Christ. They believe that being a christian is not just a one-time event; it's a way of life. Jesus calls his followers to be like him and do the things he did. This means living a christ filled life. They believe that the good news of Jesus Christ is life changing and they trust that everyone who comes to serve will experience Pura Vida and return home forever changed.

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Pura Vida Mission is an organization that works in San Ramon, Costa Rica year round to help with with the locals spiritual, educational, and financial needs. FUSE has a special opportunity to come alongside Pura Vida Mission by teaching the children Bible lessons through Campamento de Ninos which is Pura Vida Missions version of Vacation Bible School. We will be making a real contribution to the mission of Pura Vida as well as be impacted by the relationships we build and how Jesus is working in Costa Rica.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?  The trip cost is $1,600 per person.  Everyone will raise support to pay their way. We will teach every student how to write effective support letters to raise all your funds. We are trusting that God will provide all the money for every person who wants to go on the trip (like God did last year). So if you feel called that the Lord is leading you on this trip, don't let the price keep you away. Apply today!

How do I pay my deposit? All students who want to go one the mission trip must write a check made out to epikos Church for $50. The deposit will be applied towards the cost of your trip.

Who is able to go on this trip? We are accepting applications from students entering into 9th grade in 2018 up to students who are graduating this school year. 

Who is leading the trip? Pastor Frank and Sarah Wahl will be leading the mission trip again as well as twoe other FUSE leaders.

Are there any medical or health restrictions?   No

Are there any particular skills I need to have?   Must have an attitude of teamwork and flexibility.

What commitments will I have to do? All participants must attend monthly meetings where we will train you for the trip and bond together as a team.  Failure to attend these meetings will result in not being able to go on the trip. All participants must also commit to coming to our FUSE nights consistently.

Trip Meeting Dates & Times: The required mission trip meeting dates are as follows:

  • January 28 - 4pm - Coffeeworks (with parents)
  • February 25 - 4pm - Coffeeworks
  • March 25 - 4pm - Coffeeworks
  • April 27-28 - Overnight Trip (more info to come)
  • May 20 - 4pm - Coffeeworks
  • June 13 - 6pm - Youth Wing (with Parents)

Can I still go to FUSE camp if I go on the mission trip? Yes, we will have special deals for those who want to do both. Again, don't let money stop you from applying to the mission trip or to camp.

I have a couple more questions. Who should I ask? Please email any questions to Pastor Frank: Frank@epikos.org