Mardi Gras 2019
LEAD NOW Brochure
We are inviting high school Juniors, Seniors, early college-age, and church Youth Pastors to participate in our annual Mardi Gras Outreach & Conference for the first time ever! View our brochure for details.
Application Deadline: Sunday, February 8, 2019.
LEAD NOW Excused Absence Letter
High school and college-aged guests may share this letter to their supervisors as proof of their attendance of SUM's 2019 Mardi Gras Outreach & Conference.
PRE-Mardi Gras Student Survey
The PRE- event survey with help SUM Bible College & Theological Seminary better assist and prepare current and future students. The survey must be completed on Canvas by all students receiving credit for Mardi Gras.
Deadline: February 28, 2019
POST-Mardi Gras Student Survey
The POST- event survey with help SUM Bible College & Theological Seminary better assist and prepare current and future students by comparing both surveys results. The survey must be completed on Canvas by all students receiving credit for Mardi Gras.
Deadline: March 6, 2019
Mardi Gras - Leave of Absence Request
If you are an enrolled SUM student who cannot make it to Mardi Gras 2019, please fill out this form with documentation, so that it can be reviewed and approved by the Student Life and Ministries Director.
What to Bring
modest attire for group sessions • a pocket bible (having “witnessing” scriptures highlighted or marked is helpful) • back pack (you will need to carry snacks, water, etc. in it) • clothing for 30-80 degree weather (weather can change hour to hour in NOLA) • rain poncho (please keep it in backpack) • notepad and pen • personal state photo id • breath mints or gum • comfortable walking shoes (there will be lots of walking please wear appropriate shoes) • money (there will be at least once a day that you have to purchase your own meals) • bottled water (you can purchase it once you arrive) • personal hygiene needs (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc.) • a good servants attitude!!!!
What Not to Bring
electronic games • firearms/fireworks • expensive watch or jewelry • knives or weapons • water guns & water balloons • nonprescription medication [over the counter meds]
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Student Training Videos
Lead Now and SUM Students should watch these videos to prepare for the outreach.