Navajo Nation Impact – Waterflow

Dates How many Location Price
September 9, 2022
September 17, 2022
5 people Waterflow, New Mexico $400/person
$500/couple


Overview

The Navajo Nation is the largest reservation in the United States, situated on over 27,000 square miles (17+ million acres) of land within the states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. Multiple cities are spread out over the reservation.

There are continual needs for residents of the reservation, both physically and spiritually. Health clinics will be provided through another organization, and It Is Written will provide evangelism and children’s programs in six locations during the dates of this trip:
Page, AZ (Page All Nations Church)
Chinle, AZ (Chinle Church)
Gallup, NM (Gallup Church)
St. Michaels, AZ (Window Rock Church)
White Rock, NM (La Vida Mission & Crownpoint Church)
Waterflow/Farmington, NM (Waterflow Church)

Speakers have already been selected, but support teams of 4-6 people are needed per site location including health presenter (one per site), greeters (two per site), registration (1-2 per site), visitation, and children’s programming (2-3 per site).

More Information

Please contact Curt Dolinsky:
Phone: (805) 338-8910
Email: [email protected]

Waterflow Church is between Shiprock & Farmington, NM and is right along the main road between the two cities.
Waterflow Church is between Shiprock & Farmington, NM and is right along the main road between the two cities.
The church is in a double wide along with a school and Fellowship Hall
The church is in a double wide along with a school and Fellowship Hall
Sanctuary where meetings will be held.
Sanctuary where meetings will be held.
Fellowship Hall for gathers after each meeting. This is Navajo tradition.
Fellowship Hall for gathers after each meeting. This is Navajo tradition.
The Gathering place in the Fellowship Hall where friendships are made and God's love is demonstrated.
The Gathering place in the Fellowship Hall where friendships are made and God’s love is demonstrated.
A banner at the front of the sanctuary reminds the people that God loves & cares for them.
A banner at the front of the sanctuary reminds the people that God loves & cares for them.
Navajo Hymnals are available for singing the hymn.
Navajo Hymnals are available for singing the hymn.

Arrival

September 8, 2022

Departure

September 18, 2022

Travel Information

Fly:
You can fly into Cortez, Colorado, Durango Colorado, or Albuquerque, New Mexico. If you need assistance in booking your flight, contact Butler Travel in OR.

Drive:
3346 US Hwy 64, Waterflow, NM

Travel Resources

Butler Travel:
P.O. Box 40
Grand Ronde, OR 97347
503-879-5005
www.butlertravel.com

Accommodation Details

Lodging will vary by location. Your registration fee covers housing for sites where volunteers lodge in the church or campsite on church property. Other campgrounds or hotels are available but not covered financially by the trip fee. Personal reservations will need to be arranged and covered financially by you personally. If you have any questions, please call the number listed on the page for the particular location.

Lodging Options for Waterflow, NM

  • RV space with EV hookups
  • Floor Space in School doublewide, has bath & shower
  • Hotel options in Farmington 20 minutes away

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and supper are provided through the registration fee. Breakfast food is provided to eat on your own. Lunch and supper will be prepared by volunteers.


Navajo Nation Facts & Figures

Reservation Population
180,462

Median Age
24

Labor Force
comprised of 28% of the population

Median Household Income
$20,005

Unemployment
42%

Poverty
43% live below the poverty rate

Education (for ages 25+)
56% high school degree
7% college degree

Time Zone
Navajo Nation is in Mountain Time Zone

Climate
In the Navajo Nation, the summers are warm, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are freezing, snowy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 15°F to 83°F and is rarely below 1°F or above 90°F. Temperatures can reach 100°F though in a heat wave. The warm season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 29 to September 16, with an average daily high temperature above 74°F. The clearest month of the year in Navajo is September, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 77% of the time.


Medical Requirements

Check online for the recommended vaccines and medicine list and consider visiting your Dr. 4-6 weeks before the trip for any further medical advice you need.


Registration Information

Register Online

Payment Options

Pay online
 

Over the phone
Call Maria Rayburn to make a payment by debit/credit card at 423-362-5846

Mail a check to
It Is Written, Attn: Navajo Nation (Waterflow) Mission Trip, P.O. Box 6, Chattanooga, TN, 37401