Do you have a call to serve God among the unreached and other cultures?

our story

The name used to be simply “School of Missions” until when the Hausa version was created known as the “Hausa School of Missions”, then to distinguish between the two, it is called the English School of Mission (ESOM). It had its location from 1982 – 2012 in a desert-like environment in the rocks of GanaRopp.

nature of the training

The distinguishing aspect of the programme is its cross-cultural nature. Men and Women are prepared to leave the familiar environment of their cultures and comfort and enter the world…

our histroy

It began as a mustard seed as far back as 1978. Then it was simply a training programme for evangelists both for the body of Christ and also for the missionary outreaches that were carried out at that time.

formal session

The first formal session of what is now called the School of Missions took off in 1982 with six trainees. It was more like life-coaching than a school; under the leadership of Uncle Bayo Famonure. The School is now relocated to its present site still in GanaRopp on the other side of the river.

Frequently asked questions

The training duration was very short compared with what we have now. It has undergone several adjustments overtime. Presently the duration is 12 months of intensive interaction, drills, coaching and mentoring.

Several training officers have come on board to enhance the effectiveness of the training and they majorly concerned themselves with the general welfare of both the trainers and the trainees. The current training officer is Herbert Akparanta while the Principal of the School of Missions is Taiwo Olatunji.

Calvary Ministries is a faith based organization; this is reflected in her activities even in the training school. At each point the amount charged is not adequately sufficient to cater for the running of the school. The ministry is aware that most people coming into training do not have a strong support base.

The training duration was very short compared with what we have now. It has undergone several adjustments overtime. Presently the duration is 12 months of intensive interaction, drills, coaching and mentoring.

A successful candidate into the school of missions must pass the following test. Must have a call/persuasion to do Missions work. Love for the unreached people. Must have a minimum of WAEC certificate.