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Mardi Gras

Our Annual Event for Men.

  • March 1-5, 2019, in New Orleans
  • IT'S AMAZING. God uses regular men to do extraordinary things.

  • All we have to do is say "Yes." And God takes it from there.
  • Man after Man after Man reports..."I'm blown away. God is bigger than I ever imagined! He even used me! I'll never be the same! I'm so glad I participated in a Mardi Gras Outreach!"
  • REGISTER. PRAY UP. GET ON THE BUS. Let our Savior & our veteran leaders take you on the ride of a lifetime.

  • Huge experience for heart, mind, body & soul. Intense experiences with God and other men. Like none other.
  • Jump-start your God-walk. Spend a week with some of the saltiest, most contagious, most courageous men on the planet. And become just like them.

    A Huge Welcome from your Core Team!

  • Mark Jordan,
  • Phil Nelson,
  • Mike Jessup,
  • Grant Armstrong,
  • Scott Stanifer,
  • Mike Potts,
  • Brent Phelps,
  • What?

  • Receive training & experience in faith-sharing during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
  • Learn & worship side-by-side with veteran & experienced men of God.
  • Why?

  • We're gaining powerful skills to become more effective at sharing our faith at home.
  • We're helping others know Jesus. We may be the answer to someone's prayer.
  • How?

  • We teach simple & memorable methods to communicate Christ with others.
  • We put our faith & learning to the test by stepping out and sharing Christ with others.
  • Who?

  • Men and young men 17 yrs. and older.
  • Younger men are welcomed if accompanied by a family member.
  • When?

  • Event begins in New Orleans on Friday, March 1, 2019, 5 PM. Event concludes in New Orleans on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 10 PM.
  • These times do not include travel to and from New Orleans. See travel options below.
  • Where?

  • We're staying at Aurora United Methodist Church, 3300 Eton St, New Orleans, LA, 70131, (504) 394-5483.
  • Bunks, showers, meals, gatherings, training, recreation & more.
  • Who runs this thing?

  • We're the No Greater Love Network, an interdenominational Christian Men's Ministry that has been helping train and deploy men in faith-sharing for over 40 years. Click here for more info About No Great Love Ministries:
  • New Horizon will be working with Camp Aurora, one of four No Greater Love Network camps serving Jesus in New Orleans during Mardi Gras. Click here for a direct link to the Camp Aurora website: Camp Aurora.
  • What are the costs?

  • Tax-deductible Registration Donation is $200 on or before January 31, 2019, or $250 after that date. This fee includes lodging, two incredible meals per day provided by Holy Smokers BBQ, all materials & transportation during our outreach. You can pay in installments. Simply indicate installments on the registration page.
  • Each man is responsible for meals to/from New Orleans, and one meal at a restaurant each day of the Outreach.
  • These costs do not include travel to and from the event. Please see below.
  • How do I get there?

  • Each man is responsible for getting himself to and from New Orleans. All transportation will be provided during the Outreach.
  • DEPARTURE LOCATIONS IN ILLINOIS. We have vehicles departing from Champaign & Carbondale, IL ($50 bus fee.) We will depart from these locations on the evening of February 28, 2019, and return to these locations on the morning of March 6, 2019. You can inform us about your transportation needs as you complete the Registration Form below. Transportation is on a first-come, first serve basis. Please register now to reserve your seat.
  • What do I bring?

  • Bring a bedroll & a pillow. You'll be sleeping in bunks at Aurora United Methodist Church.
  • Bring all-weather clothing. It could be warm, cold, wet, dry, sunshine & dark. Wear very comfortable walking shoes.
  • Bring all your personal items. Include shower stuff & towel.
  • How do I register?

  • We thought you'd never ask. Click this link to head to our Camp Aurora Registration & Payment page. Camp Aurora.
  • How do I pay?

  • Head to the Camp Aurora Regiatration & Payment Page. Plese click here: Camp Aurora.
  • Questions? Contact Info?

  • Please email:
  • Thanks for considering our Mardi Gras Outreach! Hope to see you there!

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