Missions

The only reason for Jesus coming to earth (born of a virgin in a manger in Bethlehem, lived a sinless life, performed miracles, died on a cross for the sins of the world and raised from the dead) is so that men and women, boys and girls all around the world can be saved. The Southern Missouri District Missions Department is committed to the promotion of missions and missionaries in our churches.

Director Stan Welch is available to: To teach about AG missions, Help with planning your missions convention, Preach a missions service, Present “Faith Promise” challenge, Raise L-F-T-L funds.


The Southern Missouri District Missions Department provides the following:

  • Processing of new candidate missionaries
  • Promotes Southern Missouri missionaries
  • Conducts missions conventions
  • Provides training for missionaries, pastors, missions committees and congregations
  • Coordinates Prayer Task Force trips and missions construction trips
  • Offers news and updates through the department newsletter, District Messenger and other mailings
  • Communicates prayer requests and important information to/for missionaries
  • Partners with Church Planting, Community Outreach and Rural Compassion in local communities
  • Update information about pastoral changes and other news to our missionaries
  • Coordinate with AGWM and AGUSM on applications for short-terms mission trips, Missionary Associates, etc.
  • Maintain and update resources of information, PowerPoint presentations, documents, statistics and events on district website  www.somoag.org
  • Work closely with the national Missions Awareness Team

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