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Church Leaders’ Vision Trip to Romania

Fellowship Travel is offering group leaders an opportunity to travel with us this September to see how God is at work in Romania.  The goal is to network churches who have a heart for missions with our ministry partner who is in need of incoming teams. During the trip, visit project sites where your teams can work with local...

Employee Spotlight: Tish Marrero-Stone

In April of 2012, we added Tish-Marrero Stone to the FTI family. She previously worked in the travel industry for more than 15 years as a tour guide, United Service Director, and flight attendant. Tish is known around the office for her moxie and dedication, but above all, love for her family. She's brought so much life and laughter to the...

Tried & True Fundraising Ideas for Your Students

You’ve corralled a group of eager students for a short-term study abroad or service trip and the first training session is about to commence. The biggest question on your mind (and your students') is how they're going to pay for it. The 3 keys to fundraising are: Creatively informing potential donors about the cause Keeping the process simple, thoughtful, and...

New Year Updates From FTI

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The entire team at FTI would like to thank you for choosing us as your travel partner in 2017. As always, it’s an honor to be able to plan trips that change lives! We’d like to take a moment to share some of the exciting things that have been happening. FTI Team Members In 2017, we celebrated two milestone work anniversaries! Joan...

Gift Ideas For Humanitarian Travelers

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Everyone knows that one friend or family member who spends their vacations volunteering around the world. They can be the hardest to shop for. After all, what gift do you get for someone who has dedicated their lives to giving? Lucky for you, we've put together the ultimate gift guide for the humanitarian traveler in your life! 1. A Way to...

The University of Scranton’s Dedication to Service Trips

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We recently spoke with Barbara King, the International Service Programs (ISP) Coordinator at the University of Scranton. FTI has worked with Ms. King to plan a variety of ISP trips. Her passion for what she does inspired us to learn more about her experiences and perspectives on service learning. ISP trips are 7-10 day service projects that address the needs of the marginalized in developing...

Oberammergau Packages Still Available for Your Group!

Held only once a decade, the Oberammergau Passion Play will be performed 102 times from May through October 2020. This biennial event sells out up to a year in advance, much like the World Cup, Olympics, and Superbowl. The History During the 17th century, the people of Oberammergau, Germany made a vow to God that if He spared them from the...

Meet with us at Synergize 2018!

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Fellowship Travel will be exhibiting at Billion Soul's Synergize Conference 2018 this January! 800 pastors & church leaders will come together in Orlando, Florida to mobilize their congregations & fulfill the Great Commission. See you there! Our founder, Wayne Lawhorn & Group Sales Manager, Jeff Compton will be available to answer any questions you may have. Set up an appointment through...

FTI Employee Spotlight: Anna-Lisa Todd, Group Support Team Lead

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The FTI family welcomed Anna-Lisa to the Group Support department in 2012. She came to us from Christopher Newport University where she not only studied abroad at Oxford University in England, she also served with a mission organization in Sierra Leone for 4 months. She is always up for a new adventure and has traveled to more than 18...

Things I Wish I Knew Before My 1st Mission Trip

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I’ll never forget the first time I witnessed real life poverty. Our group was driving through an old trailer park, deep in the mountains of Kentucky, during a mission trip. The ground was barren with nothing but dirt and garbage covering the road. Our group leader, Katie, dodged a stack of old tires as she pulled up to one...