SHV Mission Team to Kentucky, May 2022
Sunday, May 15, 2022 - 8:00am to Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 8:00am

 The Shawnee Valley District will be taking a disaster recovery team to Mayfield, Kentucky in May of 2022, in response to the tornadoes last fall.. The experience is open to anyone 18 and older who is willing to work hard – tool skills are helpful but not required. In addition to being a caring, Christian presence, the team will work on clean-up from wind damage, as well as and debris removal and light construciton. The cost of the trip is $150 per person, plus evening meals and incidentals. Participants may travel with the team, staying overnight at a church on the way down and back, or can drive separately. The dates for the trip are May 15-21, 2022,.  Accommodations will be at a local church in the area. Payment of $150 is due by May 1. Checks can be mailed to Shawnee Valley District UMC, 573 E Main Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601. For more information, contact Diana Hall at the Shawnee Valley District office, dhall [at] or 740-851-5243. We will schedule a meeting the first week of May to finalize paperwork and the details. 

  • You don't have to be ERT trained to join us. Must be 18 years or older. Open to anyone in West Ohio Conference
  • Cost: $150/person - includes breakfast & lunch, fuel, donation to host church and on-site incidental expenses (if you can't afford the entire cost, contact Diana Hall)
  • Accommodations: A local church, who will provide cots, showers, kitchen access
  • Travel: We will secure a van for those who prefer to travel together or you can drive on your own (~7 hours from Chillicothe)
  • Plan is to leave around 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 15 from the District Office
  • Work will include general area clean up of debris, tarping roofs, basic construction
  • Bring your own tools - some are provided by SHV
  • We will work Monday - Friday, approximately 8 hours each day. We'll travel home Saturday. If you can't join us for the entire week, come for as much time as you can spare
  • Payment and confirmation deadline is May 1




Diana Hall