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Church Planting Associates: Program Details

Qualifications for Church Planting Associates

  1. Love Jesus Christ & have been a Christian for at least 1 year by time of application.
  2. U.S. or Canadian citizen/resident.
  3. Native or fluent English speaker.
  4. At least 21 years old or completed 2 years of college by departure.
  5. Active member of a local church.
  6. Your local church must endorse your participation and agree with Asian Access' statement of faith.
  7. Self-starter, flexible, with previous ministry and cross-cultural experience.
  8. Actively shares faith.
  9. Commits to raise funds for assignment and complete all training materials.
  10. Baptized prior to departure.

Note: Couples with kids must commit to 3-year terms.

Before moving ahead...

Please take time to read through all the information we've provided online (below). Then pray for God to direct you...

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Understanding the context of our church planting ministry

Church Planting Associates work within our overall ministry of Church Multiplication Teams, which include short-termers and long-term missionaries. To better understand our church planting methodology, be sure to read additional information about CM Teams:

After reading all of this information, are you ready to proceed?

Next Steps...

For more info about these service opportunities, visit You can read more about the ministry opportunities there. Feel free to register for an account and then you can post a question on the forum for our missionaries to answer. You can even begin to fill out an online preliminary application form.

Other opportunities to serve:

  • Our missionary programs to Japan:
  • Volunteering in Southern California office
  • Faculty Member (1 teaching trip to Asia every 2 years)

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