MORE Program (Missions ~ Outreach ~ Relationships ~ Education)
First Presbyterian Church
1604 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC. 28557
The MORE program
offers the opportunity for youth or mission groups to
participate in a missional retreat in the beautiful town of Morehead
This seaside town offers the beauty of the wildlife and waters that
it, gentle and loving people in the community, surf and plenty of sand!
in with all of God's splendor and beauty is a host of opportunities for
to see and experience God in new and exciting ways.
The MORE program at First Presbyterian Church, in Morehead City, NC,
offers visiting guests the opportunity to hear, see, experience and
about God through missions, outreach, relationships and education. Our
include local opportunities for service projects in and around our
The outreach directly affects our local people and ministries. The
building focuses primarily on our relationship with Christ but also
team building and the development of relationships with other brothers
sisters in Christ. Our educational practices are biblically based and
practical way of enriching the lives of the participants and the
which they serve. We emphasize the importance of environmental
view it as a way of learning how to be good stewards of all that God
entrusted to us. Our relationship as Christians with all of God's
creation is a
primary focus of the MORE program.
Adults, College students, Middle School and High School students are
all welcome. Younger children are also welcome when accompanied by a
guardian. Group size is limited to 35 students, max.
Director: Sandee Mroz
The director will guide you through the planning, organization and
follow-up of your entire trip. She can be on-site each morning and/or
to prepare breakfast and/or dinner based on selections you choose when
reservations. All itineraries, maps and important information will be
through the director. Resources for evening vespers and team building
activities (youth or group leader initiated and led) are led by the
Scheduling of all activities
recreational) can be handled by the director.
Based on the package selected and individual needs of each group
related to the Director and her service with your group, fees will vary.
Please contact Sandee at firstname.lastname@example.org
*A list of fundraising opportunities is available for registered
participants. These activities offer an excellent opportunity to share
MORE about GOD experience with your home church and community. In
the program costs, a $150 deposit check will be collected at the time
arrival. This will be held until your check out time. Any lost keys or
will be deducted.
offers a new and beautiful kitchen with all the amenities.
We have ample equipment to prepare and cook meals. The kitchen has a
refrigerator, freezer and an ice maker. Breakfast is included with your
rate, with a cleanup led by the visiting group. Lunch and dinner
available for additional costs. Your group will be responsible for the
preparation and clean-up of the meal.
The area has some of the country's best seafood. You may choose to have
one or several meals out. Prior to your arrival, final arrangements for
meals will be made.
offers a large Fellowship Hall (Westminster Hall), kitchen,
washer and dryer, showers and bathrooms, a youth room and Sunday school
for sleeping. Our Fellowship Hall has a full size Volleyball court,
hoops and plenty of room for activities and indoor recreation. Our
offers a pool table, ping pong and a fooz ball table and a TV with DVD
equipment. There are couches and comfortable chairs in the youth room
The room is equipped with a chalk board and flip charts and felt-tipped
for your use.
Sleeping arrangements/assignments can be made when you arrive. We have
Sunday school rooms (separate for girls and guys) to choose from as
space for smaller groups in the Fellowship Hall (carpeted area). All
arrangements must be approved by the MORE program director. We have a
number of air mattresses for your use. Each participant is responsible
bringing a sleeping bag.
Group Leaders will be issued keys to the building upon arrival and
Off Site Opportunities
Mission Cupboard, Inc. (Food Pantry)
Environmental Education and Missions
Hope Mission (Soup Kitchen)
Habitat for Humanity
and Girls Club
Interfaith Alliance (Home Repair
Outerbanks Wildlife Shelter
Cape Lookout National Seashore
North Carolina Coastal Federation
North Carolina Coastal Reserve
Note: Space and availability may be limited for some of these
Call for an update and for space available. Director will work with
leader/s to accommodate and create your trip.
Camp Albemarle-Presbyterian Church
North Carolina Aquarium - Pine Knoll
Fort Macon State Park
The History Place (Carteret County