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Kentucky Mission Service Corps

Long-Term Missionary Service


A Kentucky Mission Service Corps missionary (KY-MSC), is an adult (18 years of age or older), called by God and connected to a Kentucky Baptist Convention church, who commits to serve from 9 months to 2 years (renewable). The positions engage in or directly support missions, church planting, collegiate ministry, or evangelism, in cooperative partnership with a Kentucky Baptist Convention church, association, or organization. Kentucky Mission Service Corps missionaries are self-funded.

  • Candidates are baptized Christ followers who are 18 years of age or older.
  • The KY-MSC application must be completed (a 30-day approval process is typical).
  • Education and experience requirements are established by the field request.
  • Candidates must commit to the KBC missionary conduct pledge (attached to the KY-MSC application).
  • Must serve a minimum of 20 hours per week for the duration of the assignment (allowing for normal time off).
  • Application and placement are administered by the Kentucky Baptist Convention's Missions Mobilization Team.
  • Candidates must be active members of a local Kentucky Baptist church.
  • Approved applicants are considered KBC self-funded missions personnel.
  • Basic training and a commissioning service is provided.
  • Missionary placement is available in, but not limited to, these open opportunities.