NETWORK of St. Paul of the Cross Summer Service Trip 2013 ApplicationRebuilding Together, Twin CitiesJune 16
Name: ________________________________________ Date: _____________________ Emails (both you and a parent): ________________________________________ Cell Phone Number: _________________________________ Year in School: _________________________________ Do you think you will need some financial help paying for our trip? Please circle Y/N
Application Overview and Process
Network will be going to Minneapolis, Minnesota to help renovate and restore homes for lowincome families. Here is the application and guidelines for our H.O.M.E.S. Trip. Below are 4questions that you must answer. Please be honest and thoughtful when answering thesequestions. Each answer can be 1-2 paragraphs in length. I would also like a recommendationletter from a peer on what makes you qualified to come on our service trip and why.We are calling our trip H.O.M.E.S., which stands for Hope, Organize, Motivate, Explore, andServe, because not only will we be rebuilding homes but we will help rebuild and transform livesfor those in need. We are really going to challenge ourselves this summer not only physically, but mentally and spiritually as well. We are being calling to be hope for the hopeless, to be lightfor those in the dark, and to grow stronger in our own faith. HOMES 2013!
As a participant on our H.O.M.E.S. Trip, how do you believe you could foster a sense of community and togetherness among your fellow peers? What gifts do you bring to thecommunity building experience?2.)
Please share a situation in which you witnessed or have been personally affected by or are passionate about an injustice? How has it affected you?3.)
During our trip, preparation, and follow-up, each member will be invited to participate in prayer and spiritual reflection. Please share something that has affected your own faithlife. How would you define it, how does it manifest itself in you every day, and how doesit affect your everyday life?