Welcome! We are so excited to have you join one of our short-term mission teams. Everything you need to apply for a team is on this page. You can save your progress if you wish by scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking on “Save and Continue Later.”

If you would prefer to apply with a hard copy of the application, you can download a PDF of the application here. The application can be scanned and sent to or mailed to DMI, 11 Toll Gate Road, Lititz, PA 17543. If you mail in the application, please make a copy for your records first.

If you have any questions about the application process or the online system, please send an email to or call us at 717-627-1996.

If you are applying online, please start with the instructions below.

Instructions for adults

(18+ for the entirety of the trip)

  • Your online application is not complete until you have submitted the application below, paid the $100 application fee, and submitted the additional forms (below). The three additional forms include a reference form, the guidelines and rules, and instructions on how to obtain a child abuse clearance certificate.
  • You will need to print these forms to fill out and sign. Please mail the hard copies to DMI, 11 Toll Gate Road, Lititz, PA 17543 or send a scanned copy to .
  • Please note that all of the required forms must be submitted by the deadline, which is roughly two months prior to the start date of the missions trip. 

Instructions for minors

(under 18 for all or part of the trip)

  • Your online application is not complete until you have submitted the application below, paid the $100 application fee, and submitted the additional forms (below). The four additional forms include a reference form, the guidelines and rules, a parental release form, and a parental consent to travel form that must be notarized.
  • You will need to print these forms to fill out and sign. Please mail the hard copies to DMI, 11 Toll Gate Road, Lititz, PA 17543 or send a scanned copy to .
  • Please note that all of the required forms must be submitted by the deadline, which is roughly two months prior to the start date of the missions trip.