Steps to Serving as a Missionary with Converge

Church-based Trips (1 - 2 weeks)

Converge churches: check out our opportunties to take your church group to several Converge mission fields to assist Converge missionaries in their church planting and church strenthening efforts.

Short-term (1 - 12 months)

Individuals: short-term opportunities are available to play a crucial role in the long range plans of starting and stengthening churches among the least reached peoples of the world. Pre-field support raising and other pre-field preparation time runs about 3-6 months for short-termers.

1. Application

  • Complete Inquire Now!
  • Phone/video skype call with Mobilizer
  • Complete application & references
  • Approval & appointment by International Ministries

2. Field Preparation

  • Budget set up
  • Build financial support team/prayer partners
  • Field communications

3. Deployment

  • 105% Financial Support reached
  • Departure to the Field

For more information contact: Jessica Pentz at jessicap@converge.org.

 

Mid-term (1 - 3 years) & Long-term (4+ years)

Join an existing missionary team or start a new team among an unreached or unengaged people group. Pre-field support raising and other pre-field preparation time runs about 4-12 months for mid-term missionaries, and about 14-18 months for long-term missionaries. 

1. Application and Assessment

  • Complete Inquire Now!
  • Phone/video skype call with (a) Director of Mobilization and (b) Regional International Leader
  • Complete missionary application and submit references
  • Invitation to attend Missionary Assessment Center (MAC)
  • Missionary Appointment determined by MAC
  • Commitment to serve with Converge

2. Training

  • Ministry Partner Development, aka MPD (6-step process including “Focus”)
  • Missionary Skill Development, aka MSD (“Perspectives” course, cross-cultural training, second language acquisition training, other missions reading and training as needed)
  • Completion of MAC-assigned next steps and other deployment tasks assigned within your “Personalized Deployment Plan”
  • Monthly coaching until fielded

3. Deployment

  • 105% Financial Support Achieved
  • All tasks within your “Personalized Deployment Plan” Achieved
  • Departure to Field

 

For more information contact: Jessica Pentz at jessicap@converge.org.

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