LOBA Summer Missionary Job Descriptiion

Lake of the Ozarks Baptist Association

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The Summer Missionary shall serve in the association to conduct resort missions and ministries, assist in camps and Vacation Bible Schools, and minister in other ways as needed or requested.



  1. Must be a maturing follower of Christ, and an active member of a Southern Baptist congregation.
  2. Must provide a letter of recommendation from the pastor of the church they are a member of.
  3. Must provide a written testimony of the salvation experience and why they feel called to serve in summer / resort missions.
  4. Must have a servant’s heart and willingness to minister in a variety of ways for the furtherance of the gospel of Christ.
  5. Must be willing and able to bring ideas and giftedness to the table, while at the same time understanding they are serving under the auspices of the association.
  6. Must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license
  7. Abstain from all use of alcohol, tobacco, and other non-prescription drugs which may be mind-altering or addictive.
  8. Abstain from even the appearance of sexual promiscuity.
  9. Generally conduct one’s life in a manner consistent with accepted Christian values.



            Though employed by the association, the Summer Missionary is supervised by the Director of Missions in cooperation with the Missions Committee of the Association.



  1. Conduct Backyard Bible Clubs, Big A Clubs, Mission VBS or similar activities in area campgrounds and other resort settings.
  2. Conduct or assist in Sunday worship services at area campgrounds and resorts.
  3. Serve as a liaison between such campgrounds and resorts, to represent Christ and the Association in a positive manner.
  4. Assist churches in Vacation Bible Schools and other outreach events as needed.
  5. Assist in camps as needed
  6. Assist in distribution at the Food Pantry as opportunity may allows
  7. As schedule permits, visit churches of the association to promote the work of the association in general and the summer missions / resort ministries in particular
  8. Keep the missionary residence clean and inform the trustees of any necessary repairs or other matters that may need their attention.



  1. The summer missionary must agree to serve 12 weeks, roughly from June 1 through August 23rd, though the exact dates are a bit flexible.
  2. The summer missionary is expected to serve a minimum of 30 hours per week, though many weeks may require much more (such as serving as a camp counselor).
  3. The summer missionary will have at least one day per week off, and at least one three day break sometime during the summer, to be negotiated at time of call.
  4. The Association will provide a three bedroom, furnished home with paid utilities (except for cable TV) for the summer missionary.
  5. The Association shall also pay the summer missionary $300 per week for the 12 weeks.
  6. The Association shall also re-imburse the summer missionary for travel during their time service. Such re-imbursement shall be at the rate of $.50 / mile, not to exceed $900 for the 12 week term of service.


If you would be interested in this position contact Dr. Timothy Faber: P O Box 391, Eldon MO 65026 or 573-392-6591 or 765-426-0716 or timothy@ephesians 412.com

Summer Missionary Job Description