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Misión Verde is a
faith-filled eco-adventure for youth between the ages of 14 -
Explore God’s wondrous creation while
enjoying the hospitality of Georgia’s only mountaintop lodge only
accessible on foot. Participants will
make new friends from around Atlanta as they enjoy being in the
Hike with guides from the Georgia Appalachian Trail
Club. Participate in faith conversations and reflections led by Youth Ministers Raphael & Ana Pinto, Rev. Kate McGregor Mosley and GIPL Intern Drew Handverger.
Come to know more deeply our Creator, and as
children of God our role as caretakers of the Earth.
What: Three Day/Two Night
Hiking Trip for Youth ages 14 - 18
When: July 11- 13
Len Foote Hike
$40/person (includes all lodging, meals and transportation to
The only access to the lodge is a 5-mile hike
of moderate intensity. All hiking abilities welcome. Good sneakers or
hiking boots are essential. Once at the lodge, we’ll enjoy first-rate
hospitality, delicious meals and rustic lodging with a view of Georgia’s
premiere mountain range.
For more info or to register, contact Rev. Kate
McGregor Mosley at via
email or at 404.377.5552.
Misión Verde was
created by Earth Covenant Ministry as an outreach program to Latino
youth. In July 2011 a vibrant group of youth and five fearless leaders
spent the week exploring faith in God's good creation right here in
Georgia as part of Misión Verde. Generous donations of time and money
were shared so that these youth could have an eco-adventure from the
headwaters of the Chattahoochee in North Georgia on down to the flowing
Flint River in Hampton, Georgia. While enjoying the refreshing waters,
they learned about being good stewards of this precious resource in our
midst and responding to the call of environmental justice.
As one youth was overheard saying at the close of the
excursion: "I came to learn about God and was not
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