Global Ministries

The United Methodist Church

Connecting the Church in Mission

How to Become a Missionary

Romy Rosario Pumping Water in Cambodia, for use on How to Become a Missionary page

Romeo L. del Rosario (Romy) is a Global Ministries missionary serving as country director of the United Methodist Mission in Cambodia. Photo: Global Ministries missionary Joseph Chan


People wishing to be missionaries who serve through Global Ministries need to meet some basic requirements to apply for missionary service. These include being a professing Christian, having the appropriate education and experience for the position, and the willingness to serve. Learn more about requirements for missionary service:

Qualifications for Missionary Service (pdf)

Application Process

Becoming a Global Ministries missionary involves several steps. Learn more about the process by reading the following outline:

Missionary Service Application Process (pdf)

Prepare to Apply and Application

Our online application system for prospective missionaries is currently being updated. Please come back in July to continue with the online application process. Thank you!

 The application will require time and prayerful reflection.

To apply for missionary service, please follow this link (external):

apply for missionary service

If internet access is difficult, please request a pdf version of the application by sending an email to