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Celebrating 10 years of service!! One weekend at a time.

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Our USA Mission is to provide ANYONE with the opportunity to experience an affordable weekend mission trip to Puerto Penasco, Mexico.  The trip is: a cultural experience, a serving experience, community & relationship driven, Christ centered, a safe atmosphere for transparency, and life changing. 

Our Mexico Community Mission is to partner with the local church leadership in challenged areas to fulfill requested needs, which will result in more souls being saved.  

Our Villa Granada Mission is to provide a humble and clean lodging experience for mission trip attendees, to make available for private rentals such as; retreats and church groups, and to provide a community center.  The community center will provide HOPE for the community with activities to enrich lives.  

Our beliefs: 
Bible-God's word is our sole authority for life, Jesus is our salvation for eternal life
Risk-God's greatest moments happen on the other side of risk
Serving-We serve in groups, which are joyful and contagious to nearby onlookers
Evangelism-We share the truth of Jesus, without shame, when the opportunity arises
Donations-We consult with local Pastors for their discernment before distribution
Church-A believer has a specific church they call home, because we recognize the importance of accountibilty.  WM is not a church.

WARNING:  Trip participants may find their "lives permanently changed" after returning home

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.
Mark 10:45 NIV

When you look at YOU, you see what YOU have done.  When God looks at YOU, he sees what HE has done.  We are the hands and feet of God!

Are you ready to be part of something BIGGER than yourself?  Sign Up & Pay for a mission trip today!

Who participates in Weekend Missions?

ANYONE with a heart to serve others.  Typically, we have a balanced mix of young people, busy professionals, families, and retirees who seek a short term mission experience.  We are simply looking for people willing to lend their unique gifts for one weekend.  If you have never been on a mission trip to a foreign country, this is the perfect trip for you!  

It is leaving daily life behind, and concentrating on letting God direct your time and thoughts as you help those most in need. No hard and fast deadlines, or designated schedules to observe ... just service to those who have less than you do.
The Weekend Missions Experience --Mark Lastovica, Co-Founder of Weekend Missions.


Trips last about three days (Friday AM through Sunday late afternoon), but the experience could very well change your life!

Weekend Missions is currently involved in dozens of projects in Puerto Penasco, also know as Rocky Point, a favorite vacation spot for people in Arizona and surrounding States.

Many Weekend Mission volunteers are not trained in a specific trade; although we welcome specialists in plumbing, electrical, or carpentry. Those without specific skills will be trained on the job with a project manager, or someone specializing in a necessary trade. 

Sometimes a Weekend Missions project is as simple as painting a wall or a fence!

 The volunteer below is digging a trench for a new water line at the home of the director of the Rocky Point Women’s Shelter.  Imagine living in a home with little running water! Later, Weekend Missions hopes to complete a bathroom at this home.

Across town, another volunteer helps to complete a new room at the home of a needy resident.

Many of the citizens live in poverty, and most exist in hovels they call home, often put together with leftover building materials. Indoor plumbing is a luxury for most homes, and electricity is often spotty or non-existent. Air conditioning is rare, and many homes lack a refrigerator. Very few have washers and dryers.

  Lodging accommodations for Weekend Mission volunteers is at the WM Villa Granada.  While Weekend Missions cannot guarantee a specific accommodation for any given volunteer, consideration is given for those with special needs.

Those who drive a vehicle into Mexico are required to purchase Mexican Auto Insurance (it is the law in Mexico just like here in the United States). Even if American insurance covers travel into Mexico, it is wise to purchase a Mexican Insurance policy.

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Download this file (Bible Verses About Serving The Poor.pdf)Serving the PoorVerses in the Bible on Serving the Poor109 Kb
Download this file (LET GO, LET GOD!.pdf)LET GO, LET GOD!You gotta to LET GO, to experience the life God wants for you46 Kb
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WEEKEND TRIP PRICES


EARLY BIRD RATE
(paid 3 weeks prior to departure)
Adult: $89
FT Student or age 13-19: $59
Child: $39

STANDARD PRICE
(paid by Tue 9pm prior to departure)
Adult: $109
FT Student or age 13-19: $79
Child: $59

LAST MINUTE PRICE
(Wed, Thu, Fri week of departure)
Adult: $129
FT Student or age 13-19: $99
Child: $79

DAY TRIP PRICE
$39 - Saturday only, for persons already in Puerto Penasco.  Includes up to 3 meals, materials, and WM activities


Notes
  • A child is 12 years and under
  • Add $20 for 3 day weekend trips
  • $40 add-on for round trip transportation from Phoenix area 

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"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people" - Gal. 6: 9-10