Trip Tip Forums for Summer 2024 Trip Coordinators

In these interactive forums, members of ASP’s leadership team or guest hosts will talk about a variety of topics related to planning your ASP trip.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend a forum?

ASP Trip Coordinators or others from your group’s leadership team are invited to participate.

What if I am unavailable to attend any of the scheduled forums?

These forums are optional. We will be recording each of them. If you cannot attend, and wish to view a recording of a forum, just email us at and we will send it to you.

What’s the investment of time?

Each forum is scheduled for 60 minutes which allows time for questions and conversation at the end.

When and where are the forums hosted?

All forums will be hosted online via Zoom. After registering, you will receive an email with a link that will take you to the meeting at the scheduled time.

What information will be covered?

In addition to each topic below, we will also be keeping you updated about where you should be on the trip planning checklist, upcoming deadlines, and things to be focusing on as you plan your trip.

Mission Message: Jane will share more about our 2024 theme as well as the pre-trip study materials we provide, and how to use them effectively to prepare your group.

Fundraising Fun: Kate will share more about all of the great fundraising resources we provide, new denominational grant & scholarship info, ASP’s scholarship, and more!

Lighten the Load: A guest host (experienced Trip Coordinator) will share tips about delegating roles and tasks while your group is on the trip, so that the trip goes smoothly and your load is lightened!

Location Lowdown: Get a “behind the scenes” perspective from our County Setup Team about what influences our service area each year, how counties are selected, and how leases get secured.

Meet Melisa: Join us for this live, interactive Q & A forum with ASP’s incoming CEO, Melisa Winburn.