Now that missions week is pretty much over, what about curriculum? “What if I want to teach some of this stuff to my kids? What if I’m still new to this unreached people’s stuff, who am I going to teach...Read More
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Over the years I have written quite a few posts about missions in general, missional resources for kidmin and practical ideas for getting kids excited and passionate about international missions. You can always use the handy...Read More
One of the most effective ways to raise money for a mission trip is a letter. Have families leverage personal relationships to raise funds for the trip. between parents, grandparents, teachers, friends, aunts and uncles, raising...Read More
At the first meeting I had with parents, I provided a facts and information sheet like the one included here. It told all the dates of meeting, deadlines for deposits and costs for the trip, passports and other items. Every trip...Read More
When I held my first meeting with parents about Surge, I gave every parent an overview. Essentially, what we hoped to achieve and what they could expect. Looking back on it now, we didn’t do many of the things I mentioned...Read More
We gave every participant a packing list. We needed kids to only take the essentials and for there to be no question on what they could or could not bring. This packing list allowed parents to literally check things off the list...Read More
This wasn’t just a duplication of the liability release. This permission slip was an important document. It is what gave the trip leadership authorization to take kids across the boarder and such. It was for parents who...Read More
When I took a group to Mexico, I worked for a church that had a pretty strongÂ communicationsÂ department. A few weeks before the trip, the communications director asked me if I wanted to issue a press release? Sure! So, why...Read More
You probably already have one of these from your church for lock-ins, summer camps or other activities. All we did here was take the form we already used and modified it for the Mission Trip to Mexico. Pretty simple really. If...Read More
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