Church-service Missionary

Church-service Missionary

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The following information applies to those who have been assigned a Church Service Missionary.

Church Service Missionaries (CSMs) usually stay at home 8-40 hours a week and serve in the local area for a period of 6 months to 2 years. There is also a long-term volunteer (LTV) assignment that serves less than 8 hours a week.

Full-time missionaries serve more than 40 hours a week and generally work away from home.

* Some members have requirements as home missionaries, such as the requirements of a missionary who wants to serve as a senior missionary but leaves the house, serves more than 32 hours a week, and has no children to support at home. Some people can't meet. Such members can be called senior service missionaries by the stake president.

Basic things

Prepare physically and spiritually by exercising regularly and studying scriptures, general conference sermons, and Church materials such as “Preach My Gospel.”

If you want to serve in clerical assignments, you may want to acquire or improve your skills in Microsoft Office software (especially Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer).

What is expected

Church Service Missionaries can generally serve the Lord and the Church. Called by the stake president as a Church-service missionary, he is assigned to serve in a particular area of ​​the Church.

But you don't have to wait for your calling. You can become a Church Service Missionary on a responsibility that interests you (see 'Application Procedures' below).

Church service missionaries serve under the direction of the stake president.
Possible callings for Church ministration missionaries are limited to specific callings. Local leaders perform calls such as helping revitalization efforts within the stake, strengthening ward membership, and ministering them. These callings are not treated as Church-service missionary callings, even when called outside the Homeward.

Worthy and calling
church service missionary, you must be a worthy church member with a temple recommendation. You do not have to be temple endowed to serve.
Church service missionaries can also fulfill ward, stake, and temple callings if they do not interfere with their assignment as Church-service missionaries.

Church Service Missionaries usually live and serve at home. Exceptionally, if you leave your home, you must have the approval of the CSM Program Office.

Long-term volunteers
Some allocations can be made by long-term volunteers (LTVs). Long-term volunteers differ from Church-service missionaries in the following ways:

  • Serve less than 8 hours a week for the designated 6 to 24 months.
  • A temple recommendation is not required unless it is necessary for a specific assignment.
  • You do not have to be a member of the church.
  • Bishop's recommendation is required, and bishop is usually recommended to serve.
  • Do not attach a name tag.
  • The laying on of hands is not appointed.

Dependent Children
If dependent children live together, they may consider serving as a Church Service Missionary if fulfilling their missionary responsibilities does not interfere with their responsibility to care for them. Hmm.

Church Service Missionaries serve at least eight hours a week. Allocations that can be fulfilled in less than eight hours a week are typically classified as long-term volunteer assignments. The daily routine changes according to the specific allocation. Talk to your assignment supervisor if you need to change your daily routine.

The only skill required for many assignments is the desire to serve God and his children. In addition, there are assignments that require specific skills. Carefully read the list of assignments to determine if you can do what the assignment requires. Also, when you apply for an assignment, a department representative may ask you later to determine if the assignment is suitable for you.

Qualifications / Age
To serve as a CSM, men must be at least 18 years old and women must be at least 19 years old. However, most Church service missionaries are over 40 years old. There is no age limit as long as you meet the health requirements to fulfill your quota. People under the age of 26 are often called to the Youth Church Service Missionaries (YCSM). See the Youth Church Service Missionaries page for the types of YCSM service.

With or without a spouse
Opportunities for Church service are open to couples, single sisters, and single siblings. If you are married, you do not necessarily have to serve with your spouse. Church service missions are a great opportunity for married people who have a spouse who is still working or unable to serve for any other reason.

You do not have to be retired to serve as a Work Church Service Missionary. Many church service missionaries have jobs.

You must be physically, mentally, and emotionally able to fulfill your specific health assignments and related obligations. Assignments are tailored to a wide range of health conditions.

Term / Term of Service
The duration of service depends on your situation and the demands of your quota. Church service missionaries are generally called to serve for 6-24 months.

Extension of term of service
You can request an extension of your mission period near the end of your service period assignment.
You can extend it for up to 24 months as long as the following conditions are met.

The stake president approves the extension and acknowledges the worthy entry into your temple.
Willing to continue service and able to continue to fulfill mission requirements.
The business needs to continue and the manager wants you to continue the assignment.

Application procedure

Procedure Summary
When you apply for a CSM calling on our website, your bishop and stake president will be notified. There may be an interview with them to confirm the assignment. You may also be contacted by a representative of the department responsible for the assignment to help you determine if the assignment is suitable for you. If there is no recommendation to change, the stake president will formally give you a calling.
The bishop will appoint you and have guidance from your assigned supervisor.

Dates at which you can begin your mission
Unless otherwise specified, most Church service assignments can begin immediately.
You must be formally called and appointed before you can begin your service.

Multiple missions
At the end of multiple missionaries, there is no provision that if you wish to serve as the next Church service missionary or full-time missionary, you must wait before the next mission. You can start the procedure at any time. You can do it even while you are serving as a church service missionary.

Fulfilling multiple assignments
If you wish to fulfill multiple Church Service assignments at the same time, you can do so at the same time, provided that the requirements for each assignment are acceptable.

You are responsible for financial living expenses, transportation expenses, insurance premiums, medical expenses, and dental treatment expenses. If you live in the United States or Canada and are injured during your mission, you may be entitled to secondary compensation for accident costs from the Church Activity Medical Assistance Program.

Clothes and grooming

Clothes must be suitable for the assignment you serve, and the business manager decides. Clothes must be clean, neat, modest, and elegant. Ask your business manager for specific questions about clothing and grooming.
There is no clothing policy regarding CMS and LTV outside of allotted hours.
There is no need to attach a name tag outside the assigned hours. However, we encourage you to wear a name tag when attending Church meetings.

Beard and Mustache
You are expected to follow personal hygiene and grooming standards in the department in which you serve. Ask the business manager for specific matters.

Purpose of this senior missionary site

This website is for the elderly who are thinking of going on a mission, and its purpose is to find out what kind of service you have when you think you are ready to go on a mission. Is to be able to.

This website can answer the following questions:

  • Places of potential to serve
  • Types of evangelism assignments
  • When to start evangelism
  • Duration of evangelism
  • Language spoken
  • Costs paid per month
  • Medical and health requirements

This site is one of the procedures for filling out a missionary nomination Please note that it is not a department. We are still in the process of finding and showing hope for the type of service that best suits us and our situation. The wishes presented here will be taken into account later in the process.

Central executives will inspire you to determine your mission assignments. Therefore, the service assignments given may not match the wishes you have filled out here. You can return to this site and change your wishes as often as you like until the priesthood leader submits your missionary endorsement to Church headquarters.

Use the following features to find out:

Sign in
You will be prompted to sign in using your LDS Account username and password at various locations on this site. When you sign in for the first time, you will be asked to verify your identity and then your senior missionary account will be created. Sign-in is not required at first, but is required to do the following:

Save the type of service you want
Tell the bishop the type of full-time missionary you want. Tell the type of church service you want to the department of the church. If you do not have an account, you can see the type of service, but your own You cannot enter your wishes or tell them to the bishop.

Decision Support Tools
Church leaders and departments carefully consider your current situation. Based on the current or future situation you enter, decision support tools will show you whether you are a full-time missionary or a church missionary. Enter your health status, financial strength, legal considerations, family, and personal status, and this site will show you the best form of evangelism for your situation. Decision support tools may recommend one mission more strongly than another, but you do not have to consider the type of service limited to the type of mission shown.

Searching and Filtering Types of Service
To find the types of full-time missionaries or church service missionaries you are interested in, use a conditional search. You can search based on one or more of the following (ie filters):

  • Name
  • Role
  • Mission
  • Country
  • Geographical Region
  • Required Medical Procedure
  • Language
  • Assignment Period
  • Cost

To make it easier to set up your filters, click 'Answer questions about your wishes' on the search page and follow the instructions. You can later change the filter on the left side of the search page.

Catalog of Service Types
There is a catalog of service types in
the 'How to Serve' section of this site. There are many types of service in the catalog, some of which may be of interest to you. It is organized by similar roles and responsibilities, and you can learn more about each type of evangelism. You can also quickly find a list of specific service types for each type.

Saving Search Criteria
If you are signed in with your LDS account, you can save your search criteria when you find different types of service. When you leave the search page and come back again, the saved search criteria will be applied automatically.

Finding and Submitting Hope Types of Full-time Missionaries
When searching for or considering the types of assignments as full-time missionaries, or preparing to submit, it merely indicates your wishes. be careful. The final assignment is given by the central executive as a prayer and under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Find the type of service you want—On the Search for Full-time Missionary Service page, you can select the type of service and present it as your wish. When searching, you can use the options on the left side of the search page to filter or refine your search. After narrowing down your options, start considering the type of service you are interested in. The type of service considered can be included in the wishes submitted to the bishop.

Final Decision of Hope—When preparing to submit the types of service you have considered as your wishes, you can also sort them according to priority. You can also add comments and concerns during the submission process. All of these will be submitted to the bishop at your request and will help you in starting the nomination process with the bishop.

Submitting Hope-When you submit your wishes, the site will send an email to the bishop. The email informs the bishop that you are considering the type of service you are as a full-time missionary and that you have the type of service you want. Submitting hope is not part of the nomination process as a senior missionary, but a way to begin discussions with the bishop. None of the submitted matters will be the final decision. Keep in mind that the final decision is made by the central executive under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Desired Updates-You can go back and make as many desired changes as you like. It can be updated even after submitting it to the bishop. You can renew your wishes until the stake president or regional administration has submitted your nomination to church headquarters. The missionary recommendation will contain the latest hopes.

Searching and Submitting
Church Service Missionary Types When you search for Church Service Missionary mission types while signed in with your LDS account, the search results are first limited to your stake. Be sure to look up the types of service in your stake before doing a broader search. If desired, you can use the filters on the left side of the search page to refine or save your search results. You can use filters to change your search criteria to find out what kind of church service you have based on different circumstances and wishes.

Search for service types-use the search bar and filters to refine your search results. Once you find the type of Church service you are interested in, you can save it for review when you are ready to submit it. You must be signed in with your LDS account to take full advantage of search page features, such as saving service types.

Submitting an Application-You must be signed in with your LDS account to submit the type of service you want. When you submit the type of Church service, you will be asked to fill out an application. The completed application will be sent to the department that manages your desired area for review. Once the submission process is complete and the department and you have completed the process, the stake president will inform you of your mission call.

Contact Senior Missionary Support

If you would like to hear about senior missionary service or specific types of service, please contact the Senior Missionary Support Team.