Whether planning a one-time service activity or a multi-day immersion experience, these resources can help ensure that service is done in a way that is empowering, faith-inspired, educational, and action-oriented.
Make service transformational by choosing service sites that offer an opportunity for face-to-face interaction and doing with instead of for. Follow up service with reflection in the light of our faith, including asking “why” questions, and action to address the root causes of problems and issues.
This retreat experience guides participants through an interactive and relational service experience, reflection on the experience in the light of our faith, learning about the root causes of issues, and action to transform injustice in our local and global communities.
Getting Ready to Come Back is a guide from Bread for the World to help mission trip coordinators before, during, and after a trip to facilitate a meaningful mission experience, including understanding the root causes of hunger and poverty in the communities and countries they visit.