Here are answers to frequently asked questions about CMO.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:My church has not received a California Mission Offering pack and/or guide. When will we receive this?
A:The California Mission Offering Pack is sent to churches in July. Addressed to the church/pastor, the planning kit offers information and planning tips. Check with your church office to confirm receipt of the kit. If your church has not received a copy, please contact us. If you are interested in the planning guide, it can be downloaded here.
Q:Where can I get printed resources such as posters, envelopes and bulletin inserts?
A:Offering envelopes, bulletin inserts/prayer guides and posters are free and can be ordered here, or by using the order form included in the CMO Pack mailed to churches.
Q: Where should I send my offering?
A:Churches are encouraged to send their gifts to CSBC for recording purposes. The address is:
California Southern Baptist Convention

678 E. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93710-7704

Please make sure to indicate "California Mission Offering" or "CMO" on your check or remittance slip. Individuals can give online by credit card or check by clicking here.
Q:How do I obtain a copy of the CMO mission studies?
A:The mission studies are free and focus participants to be on mission in California and encourages church members that "It's Time." The sessions are available here.
Q:I would like copies of the sermon helps. How do I get these?
A:Sermon helps – sermon text and PowerPoint slides can be downloaded from this site.
Q:What if I can’t give to CMO in September?
A:Gifts to CMO can be given anytime during the year through CSBC churches or through direct gifts to California Southern Baptist Convention. Offering gifts are not limited only to September. Churches may use the material and have a prayer and offering/missions emphasis at any time.
Also, if your congregation observes only one missions prayer and giving emphasis annually, here’s helpful information.

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