2019 Bantayan, Philippines: April 3 - 14
Trip Focus: Medical, Children's, and Adult Ministry
Bantayan for Christ Missions is our partnership team. We will be working & serving alongside of native pastors & leaders. One is Pastor Joshua and his staff of ministers; another is the church that Grace Alota and her husband (now with the Lord) founded in 2005, known as “The Christian Faith Bible Church.” We also partner with the Latrielle family, who are now serving in Cebu.
We will be ministering alongside these native servants on Bantayan Island & many of the nearby islands, accessed by boat. The OHC team and our native team will share the physical and spiritual blessings with those in need. We will share medical outreach and children’s/adult ministry outreach in the villages as designated by our native leadership.
- Trip Cost: $2,950. Land Cost is $1,400.00; all inclusive of meals, lodging, in-country transportation, interpreters, bottled water, ministry supplies, travel insurance, benevolent needs, etc. Airfare cost is $1550. OHC MUST arrange all airfare travel & costs.
- Place of Stay: We will stay in a hotel on Bantayan Island. Each room is double or triple occupancy with air conditioning; showers, hot water, bathroom facilities in each room. - Meals: Breakfast & dinner are included in trip cost.
- Trip Orientation: We will have Team meetings prior to our trip. We will provide you with a Team Informational Packet at the 1st Team Meeting.
- All Team Meetings will focus on building team unity, learning about the culture of our designated country, discuss and plan for our in-country service (activities as they relate to children, adult, medical , or other ministries).
Tentative Itinerary for the Week
April 3 - 4: Depart San Antonio / travel days
April 5: Arrive in Cebu @ midnight; stay at hotel in Cebu
April 6: Travel by bus to port, then via ferry to Bantayan Island; check in, settle into place of stay, and rest
April 7: Worship with church family; meet with ministry partners for for the week. Orientation with ministry leaders.
April 8-12: Mobile Medical Clinics & Children’s Ministry days.
April 13: Ferry back to Cebu; site see and back to hotel for the night.
April 14: Early departure at 12:30 a.m.; return flight to San Antonio/USA
For more information on this trip, see attached file.