What to Bring

  • 5-6 changes of work clothes (jeans, break-aways, capris, and t-shirts (NO SHORTS).   When you raise your arms above your head no skin should show between your shirt and shorts.  The same  should be true when you sit.
  • 1-3 pairs of KNEE LENGTH shorts. Shorts are only worn at the Detroit Love Center. Long pants will always be worn when leaving the Center.
  • 1 dress outfit for Sunday service.  Some of our partner churches are dressier than others, once we have identified the church you will be attending, you can plan accordingly.
  • 1 pair of sturdy work shoes
  • 1 pair dress shoes/sandals
  • 1 pair of shower sandals
  • Sleeping Attire.  No sleeveless shirts or tank tops.
  • Towel and Washcloth
  • Work gloves, water bottle, and sunscreen
  • Bible, journal/notebook, and pen
  • Light sweatshirt (Due to cooler evenings in the building
  • Alarm Clock
  • Toiletries: soap, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, brush/comb, contacts and solution, razor, and shaving cream.  Any prescription drugs should be given to your leader.  Please make Detroit Love staff aware of prescription drugs and medical conditions.
  • Cell Phones and iPods.  Please prayerfully consider that you are on a short term mission to build deeper relationships with God, one another and the community. IPods and other electronics may distract participants from maximizing on this opportunity to accomplish this. These devices WILL NOT BE ALLOWED OUT OF THE CENTER(except adults). Detroit Love Inc. is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged electronic devices.
  • Please leave jewelry, watches, & wallets at home.  Students will  not be allowed to carry wallets, cash, or credit cards outside of the Center.   Adult participants should consider carrying only one credit card and their driver's license and cell phone during  ministry times. Detroit Love Inc. is not responsible for lost or stolen jewelry, watches, and/or wallets.