Assisting people in the preparation and processing of their cross-cultural, ministerial, and life transitions.



Welcome to our site! Whether you’re preparing for mission or voluntary service, in the midst of it, returning home, changing careers or ministries, or anywhere around and in between, we are here for you. Our workshops and retreats, publications, and one-on-one support for those dealing with mission and transition is one of a kind. Dive in to learn more! We hope to connect with you soon!


Kelli Nelson, Executive Director

Current Events

Summer 2022 with FMTM

Open programs:

Summer Reading and Reflection Program – June 29 – August 4 on Wednesdays from 12-1pm Central Time

Mission Monthly Gatherings – July 28, August 25, and every 4th Thursday of the month from 6-7pm Central Time

Other 2022 happenings:

Franciscan Volunteer Ministry Closing Retreat – July 17-21 

Salesian Lay Missioners Cross-cultural Workshop  – August 2-4

Leadership Conference of Women Religious – August 9-12 

Franciscan Volunteer Minsitry Orientation – August 22-23

Parish Twinning Partnerships of the Americas Conference – August 26-28

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Transitions, Our Stories and Culture) – August/September

Mission Appeals – Ongoing during summer 2022

Casa de Misericordia Community Mission and Visioning Retreat – September 9-11

FMTM Alumni Retreat – September 22-25

United States Catholic Mission Association Annual Conference 2022 – October 28-30

Re-imagine Together: Transitions and Leadership (CVN) 2022 – November 14-17

LMH Formation Program – November 28-30