Frequently Asked Questions

Question: CAN MY MISSION PAY FOR TRAINING AND AUDITING FOR STAFF AT HIGHER CHURCH ORGANIZATIONS?

Answer: Yes, your contracted staff receive auditing at Church of Scientology Central Organizations, Saint Hill and Advanced Organizations at a 50% reduction of donation rates. Likewise they receive a 50% reduction on training. Missions can donate to higher Churches for these services for all contracted staff.


Question: WHAT IS THE L. RON HUBBARD MISSION BIRTHDAY GAME?

Answer: The Mission Birthday Game is a game created by L. Ron Hubbard in 1982. All missions in the world, no matter their size, play to expand the fastest! There is a system, whereby missions are awarded points based on the trend of their statistics. It is an exciting game, where the staff members are dedicated to expanding their areas. The Weekly, Quarterly and Cumulative standings are sent out every week by SMI International by e-mail—and also in a newsletter—so that mission staff can brief their public and make them part of the game.


Question: WHAT EXACTLY IS THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM?

Answer: In addition to your hatting, Mission Apprenticeship Checklists take you and your mission staff through all the actions needed to do your post functions. It is done over an intense 2–3 week period in selected missions or any Central Organization. These are on-the-job training actions where the new mission staff learn the ropes working directly with experienced staff members. Apprenticeship Checklists for many of the key posts in your mission are offered without charge no matter when or where you send your staff for apprenticing.