This ministry is designed to provide high school-age or college-age students from SBC churches in Montana and other states an opportunity to serve as a Student Missionary in a local church field in Montana. The term of the Student Missionary is from eight to twelve weeks. It is our hope that this level of ministry will be an investment into the life of a young adult as they seek God’s direction in their career path, education and life. Certain qualifications are required for each applicant and host church.
The Student Missionary desiring to serve in Montana through the MTSBC Student Missionary program must be a Christian and have a desire to serve in Montana under the supervision of the host pastor of an MTSBC church. Each applicant must have the recommendation of their local/home pastor or youth pastor.
Each Student Missionary must complete an Student Missionary application and provide two personal recommendations.
Application deadline is April 15 of the year in which they desire to serve
The Student Missionary must agree to serve for a period from eight to twelve weeks in length and abide by the code of conduct provided in the MTSBC Student Missionary Handbook
Complete Your Student Missionary Application
Complete a Personal Recommendation Form
The host church of a Student Missionary must be a cooperating MTSBC church in good standing. The host church pastor must agree to request and supervise the Student Missionary and provide meaningful ministry engagement opportunities for the student. Additionally the host church will:
Request a Student Missionary through the MTSBC by April 15th for the summer term
Provide for the local needs of the student missionary including housing, meals and local transportation. These needs can be met by a host family, volunteers, or may already be met for a local student.
Ensure the Student Missionary will attend the MTSBC Orientation
Provide local supervision following the guidelines contained in the MTSBC Student Missionary Supervisor Handbook provided by the MTSBC
Make arrangements with the Student Missionary and/or their sending church for round trip transportation from the student’s home to Montana.
Transportation to the host church is NOT provided by MTSBC.
Oversee the payment of a stipend to the student. MTSBC will pay a grant to the host church of $1,000 for this purpose.
Complete the Student Missionary Host Application Form