Costa Rica Mission Project 2018

building churches and relationships in costa rica

Photos: Courtesy of the Central members who participated

The Outreach and Advocacy Committee of Central United Methodist Church is sponsoring the 9th annual Costa Rica Mission Trip. All ages are welcome to attend. Children younger than 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent. Central works with missionary Wil Bailey and the Costa Rica Mission Project (CRMP) organization.

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Meet at CUMC to ride the CUMC bus to the airport in Myrtle Beach

San Jose, Costa Rica
Will ride the CRMP bus to San Isidro

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Will return to the airport in Myrtle Beach to ride the CUMC bus back to Florence

Trip Cost

If you turn in your deposit before April 1, the cost is:
$1,400 for Adults and Non-Central Youth
$800 for CUMC High School Youth
$100 non-refundable deposit is required of youth or adult participants in order to secure a trip spot.

Trip cost includes airfare, meals on site, housing, transportation, construction materials, local labor, and insurance.

Scholarships are available.
Contact Rev. Derrick Cattenhead ( to receive a scholarship application. Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 1, 2018.

ABSOLUTE deadline to register is May 14, 2018, but space is limited so go ahead and register TODAY!

Contact trip leader, David Coker (843-230-3188), if you are interested or have any questions.


Typical Workday

6:00 am - Up & at'em
7:00 am - Breakfast
8:00 am - Work site
12:00 pm - Lunch break
1:30 pm - Return to work
5:00 pm - Return to church
6:00 pm - Dinner
7:00 pm - Worship with local congregations & free time
9:00 pm - Be back at church
10:00 pm - Fall into bed

You do not need to know Spanish to attend or enjoy the trip!

Print your Financial Aid application.

Costa Rica Mission Project Brochure

For more information on this trip and other Costa Rican mission opportunities, please visit or contact the church office.