FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the minimum group size?

The minimum size to sign up is ten.

Are the trips private, with just my group?

Yes, for groups of 25+ people. For teams of 10 – 24 you may be paired with another team.

What’s included in the trip price?

Everything! Service projects, ministry opportunities, lodging, food, a Texas barbeque celebration, water, recreation, Thirst Missions leaders, t-shirt, and trip consultations. Just provide your own transportation and bedding we’ve got the rest.

What will we do?

Encourage and help people and communities affected by Hurricane Harvey through service work and ministry. The service work and ministry could include home repair, landscaping, house demolition/gutting, painting, community restoration, food distribution, prayer walking, Hispanic ministry, mercy ministry (nursing homes).

Where will we stay?

On the floor of a church or school. Group members will need to bring their own air mattress/cot, sheets, and pillow. Showers and restrooms will be available on site. The lodging will be air conditioned!

What about transportation?

Each team will provide their own driver and transportation.

What if we want to donate more money or work on bigger projects?

That’s wonderful. Additional financial donations can be given and projects will be arranged to use those funds.

Where will we be serving?

Mostly in smaller towns along the Texas Gulf Coast.

When do we arrive and depart?

Your trip will start on Sunday at 4:00 pm. All standard length trips end on Friday at 10:00 am.

Will we have recreation time?

Yes, there will be free time during a couple of evenings for groups to do something on their own. On Thursday night we’ll make a trip to the beach for swimming, relaxing, and end with a Texas barbeque. It’s all included in the cost of the trip.

Who will the staff be for Thirst Missions?

Each trip will have a trip leader and project coordinator to guide your trip.