Introducing “The Way of Wonder” Pilgrimage Curriculum
After thousands of hours preparing for and leading pilgrimages across the globe for a quarter century, the Wonder Voyage staff understands that the biggest difference between teams who experience wonder and those who don’t is the level of team preparation.
Over the years, groups that joined a Wonder Voyage wanted resources for preparation, but there was nothing available that we could point to and say, ‘start here.”
Wonder Voyage, with the help of staff members, guides, and student ministers, brainstormed what such a training program would look like.
We identified six critical elements that separate good teams from great teams, and then we developed a curriculum around those elements.
Whether you join a Wonder Voyage or lead one on your own, The Way of Wonder pilgrimage curriculum is available for free. The curriculum is easy to personalize to meet the needs of your team, and it is adaptable by setting.
When utilized, it will ground your team and prepare them for a deeper pilgrimage experience. The Way of Wonder is the groundwork for a deep and meaningful experience for your pilgrimage or mission trip.
Pilgrimage curriculum sections
- Session One: One Step Forward
A pilgrimage or service trip is a choice. Will you enter the story God is inviting you into?
- Session Two: The Way of Wonder
Wonder is the foundation of the journey. Are your eyes and ears open to wonder?
- Session Three: Community Quest
A united community on a quest will define how far you go on this voyage.
- Session Four: Sacred Service
You are a part of God’s transformation of the world. Do you live that truth?
- Session Five: Story Archaeology
Embracing curiosity and asking great questions is essential.
- Session Six: The Moment Matters
Moments of wonder will be discovered and shared for the rest of your life.
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After a decade working in parish youth ministry Shawn started Wonder Voyage Missions. Over the last 15 years, WVM has led thousands of pilgrims to over forty countries. Shawn is a storyteller and an award winning filmmaker. He is an author who brings the gift of engaging narrative to our journeys. Shawn is dedicated to creating voyages that give people abundant opportunities to encounter God.