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TRIP STUFF by David Mays                  

Stuff you need to know about Doing Mission Trips in Your Church –
A Handbook of Important Documents - Only for download 

 

229 forms, samples, policies, procedures, tips, guidelines, and outlines used by churches

Print out, modify, copy, and use for your mission trips.  See Contents below.


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Contents

 

A Contents and Important Stuff            [Yellow Highlight indicates “Folder”]

Title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  1         

Copyright  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2

Foreword  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

About the Author     . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

B General               

·        Article: Trips – What are We Doing?

·        Benefits of Mission Trips

·        Biggest Mission Trip Mistakes

·        Mission Trip Policy for Individuals

·        Mission Trip Process

·        Mission Trip Stages

·        Mission Trip Vision and Values

·        Names for Mission Trip Programs

·        Praying for Mission Trips

·        Trip Oversight Team Responsibilities

·        Trip Rules

·        Why Do We Go?

·        Why Go?

C Funding, Support and Policies

Funding Policies

·       Trip Funding Comparison Policies

·       Trip Funding for Church Staff

·       Trip Funding Options

·       Trip Funding Policy CCOB

·       Trip Funding Policy Liberty

Sample Applications

·        High School Student Trip Application

·        High School Trip Leader Application

·        Mission Trip Application Samples

·        Trip Application Youth

Sample Support Letters

Support Guidelines

·        Fundraising Guidelines for Teams

·        Fundraising Guidelines for Trips

·        How to Write a Support Letter

·        Prayer Letter Guidelines

·        Raising Prayer and Financial Support

·        Support Raising Hints

·        Support Raising Principles

Trip Policies and Procedures

·        Commitment to Repay Funds

·        Computing Trip Cost per Person

·        How to Pay for a Mission Trip  

C Funding, Support and Policies (continued)

·        Legal and Tax Information

·        Missionary Support Teams

·        Partner Development Process

·        Potential Donor List

·        Prayer Partner List

·        Receipt for Mission Trip Contributions

·        Recommendation for Financial Assistance

·        Support Team Roster

·        Trip Budget Samples

·        Trip Contract

·        Trip Contribution Slip

D Liability, Medical and Insurance

Release from Liability Forms

·        Release of Liability (examples)

·        Release of Liability for a Child

·        Contingency Checklist

·        Health and Medical Insurance

·        Immunization Recommendations

·        Martyrdom Policy

·        Medical Insurance Information

·        Medical Kit Contents

·        Medical Precautions

·        Medical Waiver and Information Form

·        Permission for a Minor to Leave the U.S.

·        Trip Medical Agreement

·        Volunteer Indemnity and release Agreement

E Planning

·        Choosing a Location

·        General Information for Team Leader

·        Host Questionnaire

·        Overseas Ministry Survey

·        Phases and Time Line of a Trip

·        Six Month Trip Timeline

·        Skills and Abilities Inventory

·        Travel Agent Recommendations

·        Travel Web Sites

·        Trip Approval Casas

·        Trip Decision Standards

·        Trip Leader Steps

·        Trip Opportunities

·        Trip Planning Checklist

·        Trip Proposal Form

·        Trip Proposal Sample

·        Trip Recruitment Letter

·        Trip Task Possibilities

 

F Preparation

     Covenants and Expectations

·        Preparing a Team Covenant

·        Team Covenant and Commitment Samples

·        Team Expectations

·        Team Values

High School and Student

·        Cross Training Trip Requirements

·        Student Packing List

·        Student Trip Parent’s Meeting

·        Student Trip Requirements

·        Trip Leader’s Guidebook

Training Manuals

·        Cost – Itinerary Overview

·        Cultural Immersion Games

·        Culture Value Differences

·        Group Games

·        Interview Form

·        Interview Guide for Trip Applicants

·        Interview Questions for Trip Applicants

·        Missions Lesson Series

·        Orientation Process

·        Personal Preparation for a Trip

·        Personal Preparation

·        Preparation Time Line

·        Prepare Your Child for a Trip

·        Preparing to Share Your Faith

·        Self-Assessment for Team Leaders

·        Self-Awareness

·        Spiritual Preparation

·        Student Reference Form

·        Team Member Welcome Letter

·        Team Preparation Schedule

·        Top Ten Priorities of Trip Preparation

·        Training Schedule

·        Trip Leader’s Overview List

G Trip and Logistics

Packing Lists and Tips

·        Airport Considerations

·        Airport Security Tips

·        Cash Advance Receipt

·        Crisis Response Procedures

·        Dealing with Jet Lag

·        Emergency Contact Information

·        Emergency Information

·        Emergency Procedures

·        Expense and Reimbursement Guide

·        Health – Staying Healthy

·        Health Precautions

·        High School Student – Things We Give Up         

G Trip and Logistics (continued)

·        High School Student Trip Log

·        Itinerary

·        Journal for Trip Team Member

·        Journaling

·        Monetary Exchange Guide

·        Passports

·        Photography Guide

·        Photography on the field

·        Principles for Conflict Resolution

·        Road Cash Report

·        Scriptures for the Journey

·        Team Meetings on Site

·        Travel Checklist

·        Travel Tips

H Re-Entry and Follow Through

Debriefing

·        Debriefing Questions

·        Debriefing Schedule and Outline

·        Five Key Debrief Issues

·        Team Leader Guide to Debriefing on Field

·        Trip Debrief Form

·        Trip Leader Debriefing

Evaluations

·        Missionary Host Evaluation

·        Team Leader Evaluation

·        Team Member Evaluation

·        Trip Evaluation Samples

·        Trip Evaluation for Students

Reporting

·        Guidelines for Post Trip Presentations

·        Reporting on Your Mission Trip

·        Trip Presentations Guidelines

·        Common Feelings After a Mission Trip

·        Follow Through Suggestions

·        Follow Up Questions

·        Next Steps

·        Personal Reflection Questions

·        Post-Trip Do List

·        Re-Entry Program Overview

·        Re-Entry Worksheet

·        Responding to Your Mission Trip

·        Trip Follow-Up Steps

·        Trip Reflection Questions

I Resources and Standards

·        Books on Cultural Differences

·        Mission Trip Books

·        Mission Trip Planning Guide Books

·        Standards of Excellence

·        Trip Reading and Resources – Collins