July 16 - 21, 2022


Chicago, IL
United States

We’ll take our 19th journey to Chicago this summer as we partner with Reborn Community Church and work alongside Pastor Jamie Thompson in Garfield Park! Spots are limited to just 85 students.
An application as well as deposit must be received to reserve a place on the trip!


COST: $515
(Member cost adjusted after registration is completed and membership is verified | If you have questions about your membership status, please contact the student office at 615.324.6126)
DEPOSIT:  $175 | Required to secure spot

Registration for our Chicago Mission Journey is done through Brentwood’s Focus Mission program. Cost includes transportation, lodging, fellowship activities, and all meals except those while traveling. All steps below must be completed for your student to attend.

  • Submit online registration form.
  • Pay $175 deposit to secure your spot.
  • Attend in-person training (details below)
  • Complete and submit online training & all required paperwork


*Please note: all money given to pay for your student’s trip is noted on the person’s giving year-end contribution statement.


Are you an adult interested in leading students in Chicago? We have a limited number of adult spots on this year’s trip, and are specifically in need of adults that feel comfortable driving a large passenger van to/from Chicago as well as around the city.



All online training is REQUIRED & all 3 in person trainings are highly encouraged, 2 are REQUIRED. If a student can’t attend at least 2 sessions, students must talk to Amy-Jo (all campuses).

– Training 1: JUNE 12 | ALL CAMPUSES @ the Brentwood Campus: 12:15-3:00 PM (Bring Your Own Lunch) | Hudson Hall

– Training 2: JULY 10 | ALL CAMPUSES @ the Brentwood Campus: 12:15-3:00 PM (Bring Your Own Lunch) | Hudson Hall

–  Training 3: JULY 13 | ALL CAMPUSES @ the Brentwood Campus: 3:00-6:00 PM (No Food) | Hudson Hall

REQUIRED ONLINE TRAINING: Emails will be sent to participants in the coming weeks.


We’ll go over important trip details, the week’s schedule, packing list, and more. This will also be an opportunity to make any final payments and submit all required paperwork before check-in on the day of departure. Please make plans to join us!

Sunday, July 10 | 2:15-3:00 | Hudson Hall | Brentwood Campus


Please complete and turn in the following forms to your campus student ministry office no later than the parent meeting on Sunday, July 11th.



  • 2022 Medication Form – if your student has medication. Due at check-in July 16.
  • 2022 EPIPEN Form – if your student has an EPIPEN is this form required. Due at check-in July 16.
  • 2022 Time Away – if your student will not be taking church provided transportation, and/or will be arriving late or leaving early from Chicago. Due no later than Sunday, July 10.

We will be collecting paperwork on the following dates in the Connection Center (Brentwood Campus) with a notary available:

  • Sunday, June 5 | 8:30 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Sunday, July 10 | 8:30 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Sunday, June 10 | 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM (Parent Meeting)

You can also contact Kristie Terrell at [email protected] to schedule a time, at the Harpeth Heights campus, to have your paperwork notarized.

**Paperwork can be turned in at any time before July 10, to your campus Student Ministry office.**


We will continue to monitor all information as it relates to COVID as we get closer to the event and make any adjustments as needed. At this time, charter buses and the L trains are requiring masks for all riders. We will keep you posted on these mandates as we receive more information.


If you find you need to cancel, please notify Karyn Caldwell in the Student Ministry Office as soon as possible at 615-324-6288 or [email protected] Before Sunday, July 10, you will receive a full refund. After July 10, the deposit is non-refundable (except in circumstances such as the death of a family member or physical illness – including COVID). This is due to trip costs already incurred.

If you have questions, email us at [email protected].


The Church at Woodbine