2018 Mission Trip Information


Base Camp:

First Baptist Church of Barbourville, 201 N Main Street, Barbourville, KY  4090- Phone:  (606) 546-3636



Distance:  Approximately 768 miles from Cocoa Beach, a 12-hour drive.  We recommend you plan on two days of driving (leave Monday & arrive Tuesday)


Help construct Still Waters Youth Ranch of Appalachia.  SWYR plans to offer 5 homes on 125 acres to children who have been orphaned by the drug epidemic.  Actual work will be determined closer to the trip dates.


Arrive in Barbourville Work Days Work/Free time Leave Barbourville
7/24 7/25 – 7/27 7/28 7/29
Tuesday Wed – Fri Saturday Sunday

Everyone should plan to arrive in Barbourville Tuesday afternoon 7/24.  Please don’t arrive on Monday unless you are part of the hospitality and construction supervisory crews.

Mission trip officially ends after church on Sunday 7/29.  PLEASE MAKE TRAVEL PLANS ACCORDINGLY!  It is a wonderful closure to the trip to attend the Sunday service and is appreciated by the congregation as they like to meet the missionaries.


The First Baptist Church provides free lodging in a gymnasium that has separate showers & restrooms for men and women.  Multiple rooms permit men, women, and couples to sleep in separate rooms – bring your own air mattress or cot, bedding, towels, toiletries and earplugs.  Wi-Fi is available.  A church washing machine & dryer are available.  Local stores are close if you forget something.


CZ will furnish all food, drink & snacks beginning with dinner on Tuesday through breakfast on Sunday.  A total of 14 meals. If you have a MAJOR food allergy please advise Theresa Watson and we will do our best to accommodate you but is not always possible.


Club Zion youth are traveling together in vans and may take a side trip (TBD)  Please see Youth Pastor, Ryan Osteen for more details.


Adults & Youth $150, Children (under 12) $75, make checks payable to: Club Zion Community Church.         The mission trip fee pays for all food, snacks, drinks, supplies, misc. trip expenses, and for some of the expense of materials used in renovation.  Any mission fees or donations in excess of actual mission trip costs will be used to support Club Zion Community Church ministries and activities.  Payments can be made on the installment plan with final payment due 7/08/18.

Mission trip costs including travel are generally tax deductible provided you itemize deductions and your primary trip activity is mission work.  Please check with your personal tax advisor.

VAN: Depending on interest we may rent a van, which would be a small extra cost to those riding in the van.         


Travel cost: (gas, food, lodging) to Barbourville and returning home is the responsibility of each missionary.  Car-pooling is strongly encouraged to minimize out-of-pocket expenses.


  1. No drinking alcohol at any time during the mission trip
  2. No smoking anything during the mission trip
  3. No cursing
  4. Appropriate dress at all times
  5. No leaving the building after lights out
  6. Do not leave the worksite unannounced – stay with the group
  7. Youth cannot leave the church facility or the work site without a chaperone approved by Pastor Keith
  8. Attend morning devotions & evening devotions when held
  9. All mission trip plans and activities are subject to change


For More Information
Contact the Club Zion Church Office
at 321-799-4340



. This meeting is for anyone interested in attending the mission trip or sponsoring someone else to attend. If you’ve never attended a Club Zion Mission Trip, you’ll find it to be a most rewarding experience. If you’re unsure about attending, please attend this informative meeting. We’ll provide details about the trip and answer all your questions. So please join us this Sunday and make this year’s Mission Trip an life experience you’ll never forget.

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