Click here to download the complete To Do Checklist

  • Contact the office to learn about your mission trip
  • Complete the Team Trip Application:
    • Fill out the online form
    • Complete the online background check
    • Call the office and provide a valid credit card to put on file for your trip
    • Send to the Africa New Life office*:
      • Signed Release of Liability
      • Signed Photo Consent
      • Signed Financial Agreement
      • If you are under the age of 18, a Youth Contract
      • Non-refundable $350 Deposit
  • Receive confirmation that you are accepted as a team member from your team leader
  • Begin raising support: spiritually, financially and physically
  • Apply for a passport or confirm your passport does not expire within 6 months of your return
  • Read the Team Trip Guide in its entirety
  • Email the Team Trip Department and tell them to have a nice day!
  • Confirm that your airfare is booked.
    • Go online and pick your preferred seats using the flight’s Confirmation Code
  • Read When Helping Hurts by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert
  • Attend team meetings and participate fully!
  • Get all necessary vaccinations through your doctor or pharmacy
  • Find someone to house/pet sit for the duration of your trip
  • Send funds into the Africa New Life office to cover trip cost*
  • Register your travel with the U.S. Government’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)
  • Pick up your anti-malarial medication prescription
  • Arrange transportation to the airport
  • Get Packed
  • Check into your flight 24 hours before departure to note any small time changes
  • Get to the airport 3 hours early for your international flight
  • Get on the plane
  • Breathe!


*U.S. Office
Africa New Life Ministries
Attn: Team Trips
7405 SW Tech Center Dr. #144
Portland, OR 97223