mission trips

June 4 – June 10, 2022

Praying Pelican Missions

Lake Charles, LA

Registration is open until March 1.



8th-12th grade students and adult chaperones



June 4 – June 10, 2022



Lake Charles, LA with Praying Pelican Missions



  • $300 per student (after St John covers $200 for each student from the Outreach fund)
  • The cost will be further reduced after our Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on March 6 during the Sunday breakfast hour. All proceeds will be split amongst the students that help with the event.
  • Fundraising can also be done individually and contributions can be made by check to the church or directly through a fundraising link that you can set up on your Praying Pelican Missions portal.
  • $100 deposit will be due March 1 to secure your spot
  • Remaining balance after fundraising will be due April 30


Praying Pelican Missions:

  • Provides lodging, food, and leadership
  • In tune with the needs in the community and will direct our mission work each day
  • Lead students in evening worship services


Possible work:

(will be finalized about 1 month before the mission trip)

  • Debris Cleanup
  • Yard work
  • Food distribution
  • Assisting non-profits
  • Community outreach
  • Construction


Sample Schedule:

  • Saturday: Depart, arrive at Lake Charles in the evening
  • Sunday: Prepare for the week
  • Monday-Wednesday: Mission work during the day and fellowship, devotionals, and services during the evenings
  • Thursday: Fun day (TBD)
  • Friday: Depart from Lake Charles, arrive back at St John in afternoon/evening



How to sign up:

Let Mark Lynn, Youth Director, know of your interest: mark.lynn@stjohnlutheran.com. You will then be added to the Praying Pelican Missions portal.

You will then receive an email with instructions for signing up, payment, and fundraising