Mission Trip 10 Commandments

Mission Trip 10 Commandments

This is a creative way of framing rules around youth group and/or mission trip expectations.


for the [Retreat/Mission Trip]

  1. Thou Shalt Think as “We” Not “I”
  2. Thou Shalt Be With Thy Buddy At All Times
  3. Thou Shalt Not Leave the Group and Shall be at Events on Time
  4. Thou Shalt be Open to New Experiences and Ways of Thinking
  5. Thou Shall Respect the Observances and Traditions of Those We Serve
  6. Thou Shalt Not Bring Thy Cell Phone
  7. Thou Shalt Report Any Injury or Sickness Immediately to an Adult Advisor
  8. Thou Shall Not Puff a Weed of any Kind Nor Space Out on any Pills or Drink During the Mission Trip
  9. Thou Shalt Not Trespass on Thy Neighbor’s Body, Privacy or Self-Esteem.
  10. Thou Shalt be OK! Nay, Excellent in the Eyes of Our God!

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