2015 Mission Trip to Ghana

October/November 2015

Mission Trip to Ghana

The Following Are Approximate Costs for the Following Itineraries

Depart Boston, Miami, Tampa or Toronto – Tuesday October 27, 2015. Transfer in Heathrow, London, or Amsterdam for 7 hour flight to Accra, Ghana, West Africa. Arrive at Accra, the next evening and immediately depart for Ho.

This trip will be our last trip to Ghana

During our Ghana stay, we will primarily be housed at the Kekeli Hotel, the Social Center of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in the city of Ho. Clean and comfortable, with air-conditioning, each room will be for two guests and will have an in-room bathroom, cold water shower, and sink. Bottled drinking water will be available for meals, in room and travel use. Meals will be prepared and served in the dining room of the hotel and will feature a mixture of Ghanaian and continental food, sensitive to our dietary needs. Three meals a day are included in the cost. All fees, tips, lodging and ground travel as well as admissions are covered. This includes 12 days in Ghana, departing November 10, 2015 and arriving back November 11, 2015

Lodging for the trip to Cape Coast-Elmina area is in process of being settled.

The Ghana experience will include a Worship opportunity in a village in the region of Ho each Sunday. We will join the people of the villages and communities of the Volta Region. All participants on the trip will participate in age/skill appropriate mission projects to include such things as physical labor at a work site, teaching in a school in the Ho district, work in a medical clinic, presence in a hospital, or with the EP Church. During the time in Ghana, we will arrange cultural presentations of some of the following: arts, dance, drum, song, fabric making, culture, and/or history.

We will mke a four-hour trek to Cape Coast area where we will visit a Slave Fort and Kakum National Park which has a canopy walk over the rainforest.

Afternoons will be reserved for periods of rest and relaxation or free time for exploring the city and market of Ho and perhaps a visit to Tafi Monkey Sanctuary, Wili Waterfall or Keta Sea Defense.

Ghana (Estimated): $2,800

Plus Visa Required: $60-100 Plus Shots required: Yellow fever, malaria meds, etc.

Contact: The Rev. David Christensen telephone: 1-860-759-0791

Box 50, West Tisbury, MA 02575 email: dgcatbcc@aol.com

Send Deposit of $500 by August 20, 2015 mailed to Rev. Christensen

Send Payment of $1,000 by September 15, 2015 mailed to Rev. Christensen

These 2 checks should be made out to “The Federated Church” with the notation “Ghana Travel.”

Balance Due $1,300 in cash carried to Ghana

Ghana Trip: October 27, 2015 – November 11, 2015