Whether this is your first mission trip or your fifteenth, we are committed to helping you prepare so you can serve at maximum capacity! There are a few important things to keep in mind:
BCWE does not require you to receive any specific immunizations, but we do highly urge you to be up to date on all vaccinations and to seek out further country-specific immunization advice from the Center for Disease Control. BCWE highly suggests being up to date on these vaccinations: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Td/Tdap), Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), IPV, Polio, Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis B. As you will see on the CDC website, many more vaccinations are recommended. The aforementioned five vaccinations are the vaccinations that we recommend at this time. Additionally, remember to seek out country-specific vaccination recommendations.
Helpful Links from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
From the CDC Website:
The itinerary of each trip with vary from country to country, but will likely include the following: visiting the ministry of the missionary, learning from the missionary, participating in the ministry by handing out gospel tracts, giving your testimony in the service, and other evangelistic opportunities. Specific details about the itinerary of your trip will be given to you by your trip leader prior to the trip.
Some quick airport tips: