What to Bring

This is a list of what you should bring when you come to John 3:17. Bring them to the interview if you plan to stay.


  • Clothes/shoes (Loose sweatpants, t-shirts, jeans, capris, long shorts, tennis shoes, flip flops or Rain/Work Boots, casual for Sundays, Absolutely NO leggings, jeggings, spandex, or jeans with holes, no white t-shirts)
  • One lightweight jacket.
  • Towels and Wash Cloths.
  • Twin Sheet Set.
  • BIBLE
  • Stamps/Paper/Pens/Envelopes, Notebooks (Addresses and Phone Numbers of Family Members you might need)
  • Hangers
  • Toiletries (Soap, Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant, Hair Dryer, Makeup)
  • Laundry Detergent to be shared with the group
  • Laundry Basket
  • Personal Cash (Will be kept by staff)
  • Pictures (In frames, nothing put on walls)
  • Alarm Clock
  • Medication (if approved – must be left with a staff member)
  • NO Cell Phones
  • NO I-pods or MP-3 players
  • NO computers or I-pads
  • We must dress modestly at all times. Shorts must be knee length, no spaghetti straps, no tight shirts or cleavage showing, no bra straps showing.
  • One long sleeve black undershirt and one long sleeve white undershirt (to wear under t-shirts)
  • One personal blanket and two personal pillows may be brought.
  • One twelve (12) pack soft drinks or one box of drink packets.
  • One package of Hard Candy (6 – 8 oz.)
  • Three single packages of Gum.
  • Personal “Over the Counter” meds (Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Biofreeze, etc.)


P.S. Any personal jewelry brought into the ministry is your responsibility and the Ministry will not be liable.

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