SUMC takes a mission trip each year to Section, Alabama where we work with Upper Sand Mountain Parish. While there, we have done a variety of tasks over the years:
- worked inside resale stores restocking shelves, painting walls, or even tearing up flooring;
- "demoed" part of a house, remodeled a bathroom, and installed paneling, ceiling fans, and windows;
- made jam in the cannery, sorted school supplies, and other ‘smaller’ tasks;
- spend a lot of time in the community.
Most of our dinners are provided by the community. Dutton invites us to their church for a potluck. (The young adults think it is THE best food they've ever had!) Along with Dutton, we go to another church where they provide a meal and have a church service that we attend. In 2019, Pastor Woody, who is in charge of the parish and the pastor of a church within the parish, ‘stole’ all the young adults to spend time with his youth group at the church.
The dates for the trip in 2021 are June 21st to the 27th. We leave early Sunday morning usually around 8 am and return Saturday afternoon.
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