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Becoming a Missionary-in-Residence

The Missionary-in-Residence program at Union University provides temporary housing for career international missionary personnel on stateside assignment. The purpose of providing this housing is to meet the needs of the missionary family while providing awareness and education concerning global missions for members of the University and surrounding church communities. Through the ongoing presence and strategic involvement of international missionaries on campus and in regional churches, many are able to gain greater insight into God's work throughout the world through international missions.

Each year, several hundred Union students participate in short-term missions both domestically and internationally, and the number of graduates entering international missions is exciting.

As the Office of University Ministries seeks to meet students where they are in their relationship with God and help them take the next step toward a life that connects fully with God's global purpose, the opportunity for students to experience God's global heartbeat through the life of a current international missionary is exciting and has great long-term potential.

The Missionary-in-Residence program is coordinated through the Office of University Ministries, under the direction of the Director of Student Mobilization.

Selection for the Missionary-in-Residence Program at Union as well as specific agreements between the University and missionary personnel are decided by the Office of University Ministries. Additional details about the MIR program (including expectations, application requirements, and university provisions) are provided in the Program Overview document below. The Union University MIR application is also available for download below.

Program Overview (.pdf)

Program Application (.doc)

For additional questions, please contact Melanie Taylor at mtaylor@uu.edu.

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