The Missions Pastor offers expertise and guidance to ministries within the church. The Missions Pastor facilitates mission and volunteer events and trainings within the church with the intent of educating people to serve in missions both locally and beyond, helping them make adequate preparations. The Missions Pastor develops a personal relationship with the missionaries and mission organizations that are partners. The Missions Pastor receives and evaluates requests for financial support coming from missions partners. The person who fills the job of Missions Pastor must be skilled at developing a growing bond between the congregation and mission partners through effective communication.