Approval/Recognition Process

May Approvals

Process *Deadline Notes
1. Pre-Application January 1 Online (available via email or regular mail upon request)
2. Phone Interview First full week of January Discuss pre-application and send application package with program details
3. Submit Application  February 1 Application and application fee of $100 (single) or $175 (couple) submitted
Medical Paperwork – March 1 Varies by program
4. *Application Processing Prior to Mission Office Meetings Process application paperwork and necessary parties contacted
5. Mission Office Meetings March 15 – April 15 Meet with directors and pre-approval/recognition counselors
6. May National Fellowship Meeting Check website/app for dates Attend May Fellowship Meeting in Springfield, MO for Approval/Recognition
(Sending Pastor is required to attend)
7. **Attend Missionary Reunion Check website/app for dates Branson, MO
8. Attend Candidate School  Check website/app for dates BBFI Mission Office in Springfield, MO / $100 (single) or $200 (couple)
*Failure to meet any deadline (without authorization) will result in a delay of your Approval/Recognition Process.
**Career missionaries are required to attend one time before departure for the field.
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September Approvals

Process *Deadline Notes
1. Pre-Application May 1 Online (available via email or regular mail upon request)
2. Phone Interview First full week of May Discuss pre-application and send application package with program details
3. Submit Application  June 1 Application and application fee of $100 (single) or $175 (couple) submitted
Medical Paperwork – July 1 Varies by program
4. *Application Processing Prior to Candidate School Process application paperwork and necessary parties contacted
5. **Attend Candidate School Check website/app for dates BBFI Mission Office in Springfield, MO / $100 (single) or $200 (couple)
6. Mission Office Meetings During Candidate School Meet with directors and pre-approval/recognition counselors
7. September National Fellowship Meeting Check website/app for dates Attend September National Fellowship Meeting (location varies)
(Sending Pastor is required to attend)
8. **Attend Missionary Reunion Check website/app for dates Branson, MO
*Failure to meet any deadline (without authorization) will result in a delay of your Approval/Recognition Process.
**Career missionaries are required to attend one time before departure for the field.
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