Maranatha has been organizing mission trips for more than 45 years, and along the way, learned quite a few things about travel, cultural awareness, construction, and fundraising. Now we want to share our experience with you. Browse our resources for valuable tips on what to pack, how to organize outreach activities, job descriptions for project leaders, and ideas for fundraising. You can also download a variety of resources and forms from this page, including the parental consent form.
Fundraising IdeasMoney doesn't have to be stopping you from going on a Maranatha project. Here are some ideas for successful mission trip fundraising. View Fundraising Ideas OnlineDownload: Fundraising Ideas Packing ListsFirst mission trip and don't know how to pack? Check out our standard packing lists for your suitcase, toolbox, and outreach kits.View Sample Packing List Country InformationWondering which project to join or where to take your group? Look through our country packets for insight and information about the wonderful countries where Maranatha is working. Learn More Volunteering FAQOur experienced projects department has put together an an extensive list of the most common questions we receive about joining a mission trip. Check here first, and if you still have questions, give us a call!Learn More Notarized Parental Consent Form This form is required for any minor who is applying to go on a mission trip and is traveling without both of their parents or legal guardians.Download: Gen-Parental-Consent-Form Team Leader GuideLooking to plan a mission trip for your church or school? Download a Team Leader Guide for more information on how Maranatha can help, recommended leadership roles, and suggestions for group travel.Download: Team-Leader-Guide-web International Traveler's GuideMaybe this is your first international trip, or maybe it's just been a while. Either way, if you're feeling a bit anxious, this special guide will provide insight to help make your experience as enjoyable and safe as possible.Download: International Traveler’s Guide Leadership RolesHave you been asked to be a leader on a project, but don't know what all that entails? Download brief job descriptions to help get you started and give you an idea of what you'll be doing. Download: Leadership Roles
Volunteer InsuranceAll Maranatha volunteers are covered with short term travel insurance. Here are the details you need to know to be prepared.Learn More