This Agreement is not effective unless accepted by GMP and is subject to the Terms and Conditions which follow and which are incorporated herein. No verbal representations or Agreements are binding unless included in writing with this Agreement. By signing the Application Agreement, Participant acknowledges that he/she has read, understands and agrees to the contents of this Agreement and agrees to be bound by the Terms and Conditions, including any Rules and Regulations of GMP. Notwithstanding any arrangement, Participant shall be responsible for payment in full of all amounts payable to GMP pursuant to this Agreement.

ACCEPTANCE OF AGREEMENT: All of the terms of this Agreement are considered accepted by the Participant five (5) days after GMP receives the first deposit, whether or not this Agreement is actually signed by either party.

II. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. DONATIONS AND COSTS 1.1 Donations. All donations by participants and other donors are NON-REFUNDABLE due to the issuing of tax receipts that may give rise to deductions as permitted by applicable law.  All donations should be made out to Global Missions Project, Inc. (“GMP”). 1.2 Costs. From time to time, additional costs, over and above those set forth in the Fund-Raising Schedule, may be required to cover the costs of a project. 100% of all applicable costs (whether initially contemplated or considered additional) must be raised by participants for the project at least 45 days prior to departure date in order for full participation to be possible.  1.3Additional Costs Caused by Participant.  Any additional costs incurred by GMP which are directly caused by a Participant’s change of plans must be paid by Participant at GMP’s discretion. 1.4Application Fee Cost.  A $300 application fee is required to be paid or raised to complete the application form and is considered part of the target amount to be raised by each Participant.

2. SCOPE OF PROJECT

GMP’s Project generally includes scheduling Project travel and accommodation arrangements from and returning to theUS airport of international departure, and paying certain costs associated with those arrangements, All other goods and services will not be provided or arranged by GMP and must be paid by Participant separately.  These goods and services include, but are not limited to, the following: local public transportation charges, tips to local guides, meals or beverages other than those noted, expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone, valet, etc., porters for hand-carried luggage, passport and visa fees, free time activities and optional excursions, and certain coach driver and guide/escort gratuities.

3. CANCELLATION

In the event that a Participant cannot go on a scheduled trip and has raised some or all of the funds covering the costs of the project, then GMP will use these funds to support other trip expenses and organizational costs as determined by it.

4. FAILURE TO COOPERATE ON THE PART OF A PARTICIPANT

Participant agrees to abide by all Rules and Regulations of GMP, a copy of which has been furnished to Participant and is incorporated herein.  The Participant understands that it is GMP’s desire to have each Participant fully participate in his or her Project, but that even when a Project has not been cancelled and Project costs have been covered, certain actions or inactions by Participant may result in an immediate cessation of Participant’s involvement in the Project, including, but not limited to: (a) any violation of the Rules and Regulations of GMP, (b) failure to communicate and/or cooperate with GMP in arranging or carrying out the Project, or (c) failure to comply with other reasonable expectations of GMP regarding proper conduct and behavior of participants.    

5. ARBITRATION

Consistent with Matthew 18, any claim or dispute between the parties concerning questions of law or fact or both arising out of or relating to this Agreement, its interpretation or performance, or its alleged breach, which is not disposed of by agreement of the parties, shall be resolved by binding arbitration in Atlanta, Georgia by and under the rules of Peacemaker Ministries (or its successor) except as such rules are modified here.  Those rules are currently published at www.peacemaker.net.  The parties covenant to keep such questions and arbitration proceedings confidential except as necessary to effectuate and/or enforce arbitration.  The parties covenant and agree that they will not sue or otherwise bring actions against each other in any courts, that arbitration is their sole and binding remedy, that they waive their rights to sue or to appeal or to other remedies (except to the extent necessary to enforce the final award or finding), and that if this covenant not to sue and waiver are not legally effective then such arbitration is a prerequisite to any other remedy.  The parties covenant and agree to abide by, perform, accept, and fulfill the final award or finding concerning such questions without recourse to any other court or tribunal, except to the extent necessary to enforce said final award or finding.

6. ATTORNEY'S FEES

In the event of any legal or arbitration action or proceeding brought by either party against the other arising out of this Agreement, GMP shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys' fees incurred in such action in the event the outcome of any such determination is in favor of GMP.

7. MISCELLANEOUS

This Agreement may be amended only in writing signed by the undersigned parties.  It binds and benefits the heirs and estates of the individual parties, and the successors of the corporate parties, and may not be assigned.  It is governed by the internal laws of Georgia (even if applicable conflict of law rules would provide otherwise).  Its terms are not severable.  Its rights and remedies are not waived by exercising only some but not all of them.  It contains the entire agreement between the parties, superseding any oral statements or prior written agreements, and execution has not been induced by any promise or representation of any person.  It is effective upon complete execution.  It shall not be strictly construed against any party.  Time is of the essence.  The parties warrant that non-individual parties have executed this Agreement by their duly authorized representatives, and that individual parties have full capacity to execute this Agreement.

8. TRAVEL CONDITIONS

8.1 Hotels. Hotels arranged by GMP will be 2 or 3-star tourist-class hotels. Double occupancy rooms are the standard room utilized.  The operator or each hotel has represented to GMP that each room has private lavatory facilities, including a shower or bath.  Participants who require single-room accommodations should inform GMP and the group leader as soon as possible, but such requests will result in additional costs to the Project and may be unavailable.

8.2 Fluctuations and Substitutions. Substitutions may be allowed subject to the terms of the Third-Party Agreement, and may result in additional costs.

8.3 Rooming List and Late Changes for group leaders. Rooming lists must be received by GMP no later than forty-five (45) days prior to departure. Late changes in the rooming list, including name changes, additions and deletions may also result in additional costs for the Project.

8.4 Flight Arrangements: To the extent possible, flights will be provided by scheduled carriers, with the routing and scheduling of all transportation during the Mission Project at the discretion of GMP. The price provided for the Mission Project in this Agreement is based on mid-week travel and airfare in effect on the date of scheduling.  Any increase in airfare must be raised by the Project participants.  FULL LEGAL NAME as it appears in your passport is required no later than 90 DAYS prior to departure.

8.5 Deviation from Flight Itinerary. Requests may be accepted from participants wishing to deviate from the group flight itinerary if received in writing at the time of registration or 120 prior to departure; provided that GMP does not guarantee that any such request will be honored and Participant acknowledges participants and Participant may receive more favorable service and fares with respect to deviations if they make these requests at the time of registration or 120 days before departure. Participant shall pay any additional costs and administrative expenses relative to such a request to deviate from planned group departure and return. The Third-Party Agreements may, among other things, restrict the number of deviators the group is allowed. NO DEVIATIONS WILL BE MADE WITHIN 90 DAYS FROM GROUP DEPARTURE.

8.6 Equipment and Luggage. Luggage, including, without limitation, equipment, above normal luggage capacity established by the particular carrier and the transportation for such equipment is not included in the price set forth in this Agreement and may be subject to additional charges as required by the carrier providing such transportation.

9. BEHAVIOR As already noted above, Participant acknowledges that this is a Mission Trip and agrees to personal and group conduct consistent with Christian based morality and theology and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of GMP.  In addition, Participant acknowledges and agrees that GMP has the right to refuse participation to any Participant that is not in “good standing” with his current church. Participant agrees to the goals and objectives as defined by GMP concerning this Mission Project.

III.  RELEASE GLOBAL MISSIONS PROJECT, INC.

RELEASE, WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE FOR PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS IMPORTANT:  This is a binding legal document on you as Participant (and any legal guardian for Participants under the age of eighteen); please read and understand it before signing the application or pressing the “Submit” button online.

Participant desires to participate in a short-term mission project (herein referred to as the “Missions Project”) with Global Missions Project, Inc. (hereinafter “GMP”), a Georgia nonprofit corporation, which is arranging the mission.  In consideration for being permitted to participate in the Missions Project, Participant acknowledges and agrees to the following: Participant, of his or her own free will, agrees to participate in the Missions Project.

Participant understands and agrees that international travel and missions involve inherent risks and dangers, including but not limited to crime, civil unrest, sickness, differing safety standards of buildings, public spaces and transportation, varying quality and availability of medical treatment, and other similar and dissimilar risks (hereinafter, “Risks”).

Participant agrees to the above-described Terms and Conditions, and further agrees to assume all risk for any personal injury or loss of life to Participant or property loss or damage resulting from the Risks. 

Participant understands that GMP is not responsible for any medical expenses Participant may incur while participating in the Missions Project.  GMP reserves the right to take any action it considers to be warranted regarding Participant’s health and safety, and Participant hereby agrees to release GMP from any liability in connection with such action.

Participant understands and agrees that GMP does not represent or serve as agent for and cannot control the acts or omissions of transportation carriers, hotels and other suppliers of goods and/or services in connection with the Missions Project. 

Participant agrees that he/she bears the sole responsibility for any travel expenses which he/she incurs in the event GMP finds it necessary to send Participant home prior to the scheduled departure date, whether for health or physical limitations or inappropriate or immoral behavior. 

Participant agrees that GMP is also not responsible for any injury Participant may suffer while traveling independently before or after the Program or during free time.  For and in consideration of GMP’s assisting me in the Missions Project, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, Participant for himself/herself and his/her personal representatives, assigns, heirs, distributees, guardians and next of kin (herein the “Releasors”)  hereby irrevocably and unconditionally releases, waives, acquits, covenants not to sue and forever discharges GMP and its affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, members, trustees, officers, agents and employees (herein the “Releasees”) of any and from all claims, demands, rights and/or causes of action of whatever kind or nature now or hereafter exist, whether known or unknown, including but not limited to all liability to the Releasors on account of foreseen and unforeseen personal injuries, damage to property, and the consequences thereof, including death, resulting from Participant’s participation in, or in any way connected with Releasees, whether caused by or related in any way to the negligence of Releasees or otherwise.

Participant also expressly consents to be bound by this Agreement as evidenced by signing this Agreement and sending it to GMP.  Participant acknowledges that he or she has read this Application Agreement (including the Terms and Conditions and Release), is at least eighteen years of age and has the capacity to agree to the terms contained herein (unless submitted with the signature of the legal guardian as reflected in the Application Agreement), and has had the opportunity to ask questions concerning the Application Agreement before signing it and submitting it. Participant also acknowledges that no oral representations, statements or inducements apart from the foregoing agreement have been made to him or her, and that he or she voluntarily signs and/or submits the same, thereby agreeing to be bound by all of the above.

WHAT IS GMP’S ROLE IN YOUR PROJECT? 
1. Arranging airline transportation from US AIRPORT OF INTERNATIONAL
DEPARTURE, provided by scheduled air carrier, including all services provided by the air carrier. 
2. Arranging transportation within country by motor coach or other transportation as listed in the itinerary. 
3. Concert/Ministry arrangements are provided as authorized by local and national and missionary authorities. As such, the performance venue and schedules are subject to their discretion. Optional sightseeing and cultural activities are scheduled around these significant arrangements. (Keep in mind that inclement weather, local political situations, or changes made by the host concert site may cause the last minute cancellation or change of a
concert.) 
4. Arranging accommodations in 2 and 3 star hotels chosen for location, reputation, cleanliness, and service.  Unless otherwise needed and expressed to GMP, accommodations are based on double/triple occupancy, and all rooms should have private facilities. 
5. Arranging one meal/day (unless otherwise specified in the day-by-day itinerary) Meal typically covered will be breakfast.
6. Project Donations will be managed for each person participating on a GMP project. Donors who have been informed of the project by a particular Participant can identify the Participant whose fund-raising efforts for the Project resulted in their donations. 
7. Arranging optional sight-seeing excursions for the limited free time that a Participant may have when not participating directly in a ministry activities (though this can be a significant time to interact with locals and invite them to ministry events).  
8. Assistance from GMP staff as requested.  A GMP staff member may be with the group throughout the project. We will also have a global cell phone for trans-continental use in case of emergencies. 
9. A pre-departure Electronic GMP Travel Packet is available to each participant containing useful information about travel preparation, destination information, useful packing and cultural conditioning suggestions as well as ministry insights and travel documents. 
10. An Electronic Itinerary is available to each individual listing hotel addresses, telephone and fax numbers. 
11. Individual insurance coverage is included in ALL GMP projects covering each individual (see summary of coverage below). 
12. Mission Project Management is conducted by GMP working directly with mission agencies, pastors and local missionaries to establish objectives, develop itineraries and coordinate all items related to the mission project.
13. Musical Instrument Insurance is included as part of every participant’s package for up to $2500 coverage.

SUMMARY OF INSURANCE COVERAGES - PERSONS AGES 13 TO AGE 69
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Principal Sum
$100,000

Disability Income, per month for 1st through 100th months, Accident
$1,000
per month for 101st through 200th months, Accident
$500
per month for 4th through 54th months, Sickness
$250

Medical Expense, $100 deductible
Note: $2500 of this benefit can be used to meet eligible medical expense
incurred in the US.              $2,500

Medical, Legal, Passport and Baggage Assistance see AIG International
Services Summary (formerly AIG Assist) 

Emergency Medical Transportation
$75,000
Repatriation of Mortal Remains
$7,500
Family Coordination
$15,000
Property & Baggage Insurance, $100 deductible, per family unit (Chubb)
$2,500

SUMMARY OF COVERAGES - PERSONS AGE 70 & OVER, AND, CHILDREN
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Principal Sum
$10,000

Medical Expense
$2,500
Note: $2500 of this benefit can be used to meet eligible medical expense
incurred in the US.           

Medical, Legal, Passport and Baggage Assistance see AIG International
Services Summary (formerly AIG Assist) 

Emergency Medical Transportation
$75,000
Repatriation of Mortal Remains
$7,500
Family Coordination
$15,000
Property & Baggage Insurance, $100 deductible, per family unit (Chubb) 
      The Property Benefit does not apply to children.
$2,500

NOT INCLUDED IN PROJECT
1.            Entry Visa (if applicable)  
2.            US Passport or process obtaining a passport. 
3.            Domestic travel to US airport of international departure. 
4.            Two meals per day (unless stated otherwise).