Global Missions Experience
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    Join us for a whole new perspective on missions.

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Join us for a Global Missions Experience.

The next Global Missions Experience (GME) will take place September 29 - October 3, 2021 at Harding University Tahkodah and Camp Tahkodah. It is a three-day, hands-on training, in missions involving university students across the United States and missionaries form around the world.

Cost

TBD

Location

GME is held at Harding University Tahkodah (HUT) and Camp Tahkodah.

Camp Tahkodah is the home of a fantastic 1,350 acre summer camp that is owned and operated by Harding University. With rustic cabins, a refreshing creek, beautiful bluffs, and wooded trails, Tahkodah provides the perfect setting to interact with likeminded believers, learn about God and His heart for the world, and spend time with the Creator in the midst of His beautiful creation. Learn more about Tahkodah.

Harding University Tahkodah (fondly called HUT) was founded in 2001 and is a training ground for students eager to serve the Lord in various capacities all over the world. HUT features housing representative of 7 ethnic groups worldwide, and continues to grow. HUT is used to prepare students for ministry to peoples living in poverty worldwide, and to help them gain a more global vision that will equip them to better participate in God’s mission for the world. Learn more about HUT.

The 7 different locations

Cite Soleil: Represents the slum population all over the world, from Port Au Prince, Haiti, to Johannesburg, South Africa.

Chang Cheng: Demonstrates living conditions all over Southeast Asia.

Stinkin' Creek: Simulates residences in Appalachia, USA.

El Municipio: A Central American government building.

Hue Hue Tanango: Based on a traditional Nicaraguan home.

Kyarakunda: Imitates African mud huts.

The Refugee Camp: Resembles the tent cities of refugees in all parts of the globe.

Hotels and their approximate cost and distance from HUT:

Holiday Inn Express and SuitesTBD16 miles; 25 minutes
Super 8TBD16 miles; 25 minutes
Eco LodgeTBD11.9 miles; 17 minutes
RamadaTBD14 miles; 20 minutes

Directions

Directions to Camp Tahkodah
(5095 Camp Tahkodah Road, Floral, AR 72534)


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From Searcy, AR (45 miles, approx 1 hour):

Travel north on Hwy I67 from Searcy taking the Bald Knob exit - approximately 10 miles

Turn left at the light after exiting and go north on Hwy I67 toward Batesville for 17 miles

Turn left at Pleasant Plains onto Highway 87. (Left at the Exxon which is on the left)

Go straight at the stop sign after 300 yards

Turn right onto Camp Tahkodah Rd after 6 miles

Turn right into Camp Tahkodah after 3 miles



From Memphis (127 miles, approx 2 hours 37 minutes):

Travel from Memphis to West Memphis on Interstate 40 West

Take Interstate 55 North to Marion, take Exit 277 to US-Hwy 64 West

Continue on 64 West until you reach Bald Knob (approx. 82 miles)

Turn right onto Hwy I67 North toward Batesville for 17 miles

Turn left at Pleasant Plains onto Highway 87. (Left at the Exxon which is on the left)

Go straight at the stop sign after 300 yards

Turn right onto Camp Tahkodah Rd after 6 miles

Turn right into Camp Tahkodah after 3 miles

What to Bring

TENT

Bible, Notebook & Pen

Sleeping Bag & Pillow

Jacket (Be Prepared for Cold Weather and/or Rain)

Hat

Flashlight

Deodorant

Bathing Suit

Insect Repellent

Shoes for Rocky Paths

Camera

Towel and Washcloth

Toiletries (Toothbrush, Deodorant, Soap, Etc...) 

Note: Limit Clothes and Personal Items to One Bag.