Ireland VBS & Music Workshop

June 27 – July 8, 2019

You're Invited to the Ireland Mission Trip

Ireland VBS & Music Workshop

WHEN

June 27 - July 8, 2019

WHERE

Bunclody & Carlow, Ireland

WHO’S INVITED

American Christians who would like to share the love of Jesus with the Irish people.

Thursday – June 27

Depart Your Home City (early a.m.) - Arrive Dublin, Ireland (early morning)

You will depart the USA on an early morning flight and will connect at a major airport and meet up with others from our group. You will then have an all-night flight to Ireland arriving early the next morning.

Friday – June 28

Arrive Dublin, Ireland - City Tour

Upon arrival at the Dublin International Airport you will be greeted by Sean and Rachel. After our group has all arrived, we will do a city tour of historic Dublin. You will walk the ancient streets of this storied city with you team. We plan to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ha’penny Bridge, Trinity College, Christ Church Cathedral and the famous shopping streets of old town Dublin. In the afternoon, we will drive to Bunclody which will be our home for the next 9 days.

Saturday – June 29

Sightseeing in Kilkenny and Rock of Cashel

Today we will journey to Kilkenny to visit one of Ireland's favorite towns.  The old cobblestone streets and historic castle is will be a great start to your time on the Emerald Isle.  We will then venture on to the Rock of Cashel where we will see the ruins of a magnificent cathedral dating back to the late 1100's.

Sunday – June 30

Worship at Barrowvalley Community Church

We will join with our church family in Carlow.  The service starts at 11:00 AM but we will arrive at about 9:00 AM as the people of BVCC come early for CCF - coffee and crepes and fellowship.  After church you will join with a local family and have lunch in their home or at a local restaurant.  In the afternoon you will have a chance to rest and prepare for the upcoming week of ministry.

Monday - July 1 through Friday - July 5

Vacation Bible School/Kidz Land & Music Workshop

We will have breakfast at 7:30 before arriving at the church at 8:00.  The children will start arriving about 9:00.  We will start our VBS program at 10:00 until 1:00.  After a short break for lunch, we will continue our day working with the Music Workshop from 2:00-5:00.  Some in our group will work with the youth from the church in Adventure Camp, which will be mainly outdoor activities.  During both afternoon groups you will have many opportunities to share your faith in Jesus.  You will then have dinner at a local restaurant of your choice.  Those who choose to extend their evening may choose to go to a local pub to engage the Irish people as they sing and play instruments into the night.  Each day will offer new experiences and new opportunities.

Saturday - July 6

Free Day to Explore Ireland With Your New Irish Friends

On this day you will be free to choose your activity.  Many in our group will explore Southeast Ireland with some of their new found friends and hopefully new believers in Christ.  This is always a really fun day as you grow closer with those you have met during your time of ministry.

Sunday - July 7

Worship at Barrowvalley Community Church

We will join with our church family in Carlow.  The service starts at 11:00 AM but we will arrive at about 9:00 AM as the people of BVCC come early for CCF - coffee and crepes and fellowship.  After church you will join with a local family and have lunch in their home or at a local restaurant.  In the afternoon you will have a chance to rest and prepare for the upcoming week of ministry.

Monday - July 8

Return to the USA

We will leave the hotel very early as you start your journey home. You will arrive back in Oklahoma in the late evening.

Note: This is a preliminary itinerary subject to changes.