Steps to the Field


GSM has been called on more than one occasion “the home for the homeless missionaries.” Whether you are just taking your first steps to begin your missions service in a full-time capacity or are seeking to join GSM as a long-term missionary from your field of service, we are here to walk with you through each step the process of answering the call.​

The Application Road Map below is provided ​to help visualize the required steps for joining GSM.

Steps to serving with GSM ​in a mid-term or long-term capacity

​Phase 0: Initial Exposure Types to GSM

Phase I: Inquiry and Exploration

Phase II: Application

Phase III: Application Review by Leadership Team and Executive Director

Phase IV: Candidate Orientation

Phase V: Ministry Staff Onboarding

Phase VI: Mission and Vision Together: Serving on the Field

Phase VII: Transition out of GSM

Ready to take the first step?

Fill out our First Steps Questionnaire to get started.