Useful Materials

There are many aspects involved in making a mission trip successful. Our goal is to provide you with resources that add value to your mission experience. You will find those resources and required forms here.


Work the Word is a Catholic formation program designed to build a deeper life of prayer and service. The first season is intended to help participants prepare for their mission trip through prayer and reflection. For more information download a brochure.

Missionary and childSpiritual Elements of a Mission Trip sets the spiritual framework for your trip. It includes activities prior to your departure such as a fast-a-thon and suggested activities for evening reflection while on your trip.

Sample Journal Sheets provide daily reflections for journaling.

Sample Journal Mission Trip Jamaica - an example of one mission group's journal.


Mustard Seed Communities Rules and Guidelines

Guidelines for visiting our children with HIV

Consent for Minor Travel - some airlines require this form when minors are traveling without their parents, check with your airline.

Required Forms

Mission Team Profile Form

Trip Participant Worksheet

Mustard Seed Release and Acknowledgement Form for Minors

Mustard Seed Release and Acknowledgement Form for Adults

Individual Information Sheet

In Kind Gift Lists

Mustard Seed relies heavily on the gifts in kind that mission teams bring to the communities they serve. Below are in kind general and medical wish lists for each of the countries our missionaries visit. 

General Wish List - Jamaica

Medical Wish List - Jamaica

General Wish List - Dominican Republic

Medical Wish List - Dominican Republic

General Wish List - Nicaragua

Medical Wish List - Nicaragua