– Parent | Peanut – March Newsletter

A word from our director, Robert M. Bland: We are excited about all that has been happening at Teen Missions since the New Year began. We have received 16 reg- istrations for 2010 Teen Missions

Peanut Teams and we praise the Lord that you are going to be part of His work this summer.

30 DAY REMINDER — The two Health Status/Release Forms and your Prayer Partner list should be mailed to the Teen Missions office 30 days after you receive your support packet. If at any time after you receive your Support packet, you choose NOT to go on your team, please call the Teen Missions office and notify us.

ADDRESS CHANGE — If you are moving or changing your address for any reason, please return the address change card included in your support packet. Send both your old and new addresses, and the effective date of the change. Please do not call.

TELL YOUR FRIENDS! As of March 15, 2010, all Peanut teams have openings.

PUT YOUR SUMMER IN THE NEWS — The local news media is interested to know what you are doing during your summer. Be bold and contact them with your plans to attend Teen Missions Peanut Boot Camp. Sometimes they will do a before and after story.

TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION TO/FROM PEANUT BOOT CAMP — If you are flying to Peanut Boot Camp, you must arrive at the Orlando International Airport (MCO) between 10 AM on Thursday, June 17, and 10 AM on Friday, June 18. Peanut team members flying home should make their flight arrangements home from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) between 9 AM and 12 NOON on Monday, June 28.

If driving to Boot Camp you must arrive between 8 and 10 AM on Friday, June 18. The program ends after the Commissioning Service on Sunday, June 27. Parents can pick up their children at that time.

TEAM LEADER TRAINING SEMINAR — If you know of any singles or married couples who might be interested in being a leader on a summer Peanut, Preteen or Teen team, let them know that there are still openings. There will be Leader Seminars running up until June 23. Call the Teen Missions office at 321-453-0350 and ask for Leader Placement for dates and locations.VOLUNTEERS FOR JESUS —

What helps make Boot Camp successful? Over 100 volunteers who come each summer for two to eight weeks to serve the

Lord as cooks, kitchen helpers, bus drivers, instructors, security guards, maintenance workers, mechanics, general helpers, etc. Help us spread the word that Boot Camp Volunteers are needed!! Tell your parents, church, relatives, and friends. You must be at least 20 years old (18 if an FTM) or older to work at Boot Camp. For more information and a brochure, call or write Teen Missions 321- 453-0350 and ask for the Volunteer Office.

TMI VIDEO — A VHS video or a DVD of the Teen Missions program (Boot Camp Scrapbook) is available for a donation. This video “scrapbook” contains one hour of candid shots of ’09 Boot Camp and a 30-minute film: Teens Getting Dirty For God Worldwide. To order the Boot Camp Scrapbook, call Teen Missions and ask for the Video Department.

TEEN MISSIONS PRAYER CLOSET — You are a part of Teen Missions prayer vigil. During the 40- hour work week, a staff member is always praying in the Prayer Closet at the Merritt Island Office. Your prayer card is in our Prayer Closet, and you are brought before the Lord in prayer every business day. Each of the teams going out this summer also receive prayer to prepare everyone involved with the project. The team leaders, mission, missionaries, national believers, local witness of the team and availability of building supplies are all prayer concerns for the teams. Prayer is a vital, necessary part of all mission boards and ministries such as Teen Missions. “But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.” (Matthew 6:6)


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