Preparing to Return

Telling Your Story
 

When you return from the field, you will be required to meet with your campus minister to debrief your experience.  Depending on your schedules, you may be able to do this before returning for the fall semester, but it must be completed no later than August 31st.  Also, please make plans to share your experience with your church and with your BCM. 

Tell us your stories by submitting this online form by August 31st

 

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Photos

Each student is required to submit 3 digital photos (no photos downloaded from Facebook please!!) of ministry-related activities.  FACES!! FACES!!  FACES!!  We want to see faces of people you ministered to and with; not just you and other summer missionaries.  If a team chooses to select a team photographer, the team should submit 3 photos per person on that team.  Photos can be uploaded online by clicking here.  Save photos in this format:  Last Name, First Name, photo #1, #2, #3.  All photos must be summited by August 31st.

Reimbursement of Expenses

All reimbursement requests must be submitted by August 31.  No requests will be accepted after that date.  Reimbursement may be requested for:

  • Mileage – one round-trip
  • Checked Baggage – First bag only. Receipts are required!!  There is no reimbursement for the second bag even if the first bag is free.  If the second bag is ministry supplies only, then it will be reimbursed.
  • COVID Test – If required for travel. Receipts are required!!  Tests are typically covered by your personal health insurance.

All other reimbursement is subject to prior approval. 

Complete the Reimbursement portion of the online Telling Your Story form and email receipts to collegiatemissions@gabaptist.org for reimbursement!!

Expense Reports

If you are receiving a cash advance for your expenses on the field, all expense reports, receipts and remaining funds must be submitted within two weeks of your return and no later than August 20.

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“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending”

C.S. Lewis