Gaius Missionary Services

Vision and Purpose

Gaius Ministry Overview

Gaius Missionary Services (GMS) is a non-profit organization, serving and supporting Christians missionaries, pastors, teachers, and chaplains who minister in the United States or have been sent from the United States to minister in other countries.

With the explosion of missionaries in the field, their needs are great regarding construction, renovation and remodeling of residential and teaching facilities. Quite often the local church cannot provide the skills, the funds, or the time to accomplish these projects and, therefore, these important projects are delayed or done without.

  • Is there a need for a team of skilled believers to come for 1-2 weeks to assist in the renovation and/or construction of your residential or teaching facility?
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  • Is there a need for some type of medical service for you, your family or church family that cannot be met locally or cannot wait until you return home?
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  • Is there a need of professional services that can be accomplished either remotely or locally such as legal work, writing or computer programming?
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"Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers, who have borne witness of your love before the church. If you send them forward on their journey in a manner worthy of God, you will do well, because they went forth for His name’s sake, taking nothing from the Gentiles. We therefore ought to receive such, that we may become fellow workers for the truth."     3 John 5-8

Application for Services

Do you have a need? Here's what to do:

  • Pray for direction.
  • Download and complete an application in either (Word, PDF, or HTML format). Please fill out the application form in its entirety and be as informative as possible about your needs.
  • Fax, mail, or email the completed application to:
    • Fax: 760-941-8122
    • Mail: Gaius Missionary Services, P.O. Box 853, Bonsall, CA 92003
    • Email: info@gaiusmissions.com
  • After the application has been received, we will contact you for additional information about such things as necessary skills, task details, and task timeframes.
  • Pray and wait. You will be contacted soon by a staff member.
"Beloved, you are acting faithfully in whatever you accomplish for the brethren, and especially when they are strangers; and they have testified to your love before the church. You do well to send them on their way in a manner worthy of God."   
3 John 5-6

Application to Serve

Interested in serving? Here's what to do:

  • Pray for direction.
  • Download and complete an application in either (Word, PDF, or HTML format). Please fill out the application form in its entirety and be as informative as possible about yourself.
  • Fax, mail, or email the completed application to:
    • Fax: 760-941-8122
    • Mail: Gaius Missionary Services, P.O. Box 853, Bonsall, CA 92003
    • Email: info@gaiusmissions.com
  • As needed, have a current passport, international travel requires a valid passport. If you do not have a currently valid passport, click here to begin the application process, or here to download application forms.
  • Pray and wait to be contacted and used. When sufficient applications are received and reviewed you will be notified of future work crew dates.

"The one who is taught the word is to share all good things with the one who teaches him."   
Galatians 6:6

How does this ministry work?

The ministry which has a need submits an Application for Services. The form is prayerfully considered with servants who have submitted a "Volunteer To Serve Application". The staff associated with this ministry will prayerfully look for common qualifiers (skills and time availability) and put together a team that would meet the needs required. This is a Spirit-led ministry and each request and applicant are prayerfully considered. We then coordinate with the requesting ministry and "the team" regarding travel plans, lodging, skills/tools availability.

This ministry (Gaius Missionary Services) is simply a "means" to coordinate and help satisfy the needs of the requesting missionaries.

Services Offered

How much does it cost?

  • The Lord supports this ministry. There are no fees charged to connect the servant with the ministry need. All of the servants who are associated with this ministry agree to be willing to serve on a temporary basis without any charge for their service. Room and board are typically provided by the requesting missionary church; however, the servant is prepared to bear all costs if not.

Do I have to be affiliated with Calvary Chapel ministry to participate?

  • No. At this time, our vision is to serve all missionaries and exemplify God's love to the entire Body of Christ.

Do I have the opportunity to review members of the team that will be coming to serve?

  • Yes. After we have gone before the Lord in prayer to connect your needs with a team of servants we believe God has available, you will have the opportunity to discuss any concerns and suggestions about the make-up of the team and request changes as necessary.

How long are the services for?

  • The team of servants are typically scheduled to accomplish the work needed in one to two weeks.

Are the servants held liable for their actions by this ministry?

  • We prayerfully select those servants that we believe are truly called by the Lord to serve through this ministry. Each servant understands that they serve the Lord directly and are responsible independently for their actions and conduct as ambassadors for Christ.

How to Serve

How often will I be used?

  • As often as the Lord wills. We will truly seek the Lord to meet the ministry need.

Will I have to travel far to serve?

  • Yes. Most of the earlier mission trips have been to Europe; however, for the last several years, we have been involved with disaster relief through Samaritan's Purse and assisting within the United States and in Central America. You always have the option to accept the call.

Can spouses serve together?

  • Yes. Quite often husbands and wives are able to serve together. This ministry is not just for one spouse. In past trips, while one spouse was working on plumbing or carpentry work, the other spouse was painting, taking care of children, overseeing a Women's ministry, teaching or cooking.

Will this interfere with my regular church ministries?

  • No. God is a God of order and not confusion. We do not believe that His Spirit would lead you to serve in two places at the same time. You should be able to serve in this ministry without affecting your service for God someplace else.

What expenses are involved?

  • The Lord supports this ministry. GMS does not charge any fee to connect the servant with the ministry need. By serving in this ministry, servants agree to cover their own travel expenses. Room and board are typically provided by the requesting missionary church; however, servants should be prepared to bear all their own costs.

Do I have to attend a Calvary Chapel to serve in this ministry?

  • We believe that the servants who participate in this ministry should come from a like-minded background where a servant's heart is emphasized. We would not want to have anyone feel that they are being asked to serve the Lord in a manner that they do not agree with. In our work with Samaritan's Purse, it has been such a joy to participate with believers from other churches as part of the body of Christ.

What if I don't know how the Lord would have me to serve?

  • Pray. We'll pray with you. If you find yourself led to be a part of this ministry, submit an application to serve and we'll wait on Him in prayer for that calling.