How to Become a Contact
Who Is a Light Bearer
As of now, the guidelines for being
Member, a Contact, etc. have been very flexible and
However, with the
growing, the Round Table now feels it is time to develop
a more detailed set of rules on what is required for
each position and how to reach that position.
We also feel it is time to create a third level
beyond Member and Contact, that of the Light Bearer.
The specifics for all of this are explained
the future, we will also place these explanations in
their own sections on the website.
Note: If you
are currently a
Contact, please read this closely, as some of your
obligations have changed.
Really, everyone in the world is a
member of the Mission.
Maitreya’s teachings are for the whole of humanity,
and all are unified by them. This is true
whether they accept it or not.
However, if a person wants to join the Mission
formally, he will become an official Member.
This position is therefore open to anyone that
loves the Mission
and wishes to be part of it.
The expectations for Members are as follows:
Study, learn, and live by the
teachings (follow the
Spread the teachings to the best
of their ability
and do other spiritual practices recommended by
Attend daily and weekly services
Attend and participate in the
Monthly Members Meeting, preferably with a microphone
If a Member would like to send in a
report of his activities for the Newsbrief, he may do so
whenever he wishes.
However, it is not required.
This is the most basic level of membership and
service to the
Contacts are those who serve as
official connections to the Mission
all over the world.
They connect with newcomers who want to talk
to someone locally and direct them to the website and
As Members, they will have demonstrated dedication and
progress, been active in Paltalk, paid their tithes
regularly, and done effective work for the Mission
To become a Contact, a person must
first serve for a period of time as a Member (about six
may then send a request to the
at which point he will be given a questionnaire and his
history as a Member will be reviewed.
If he is approved, his name will be added to the
Contacts list on the website.
In rare and exceptional cases, the
may also ask a Member to become a Contact.
The responsibilities of a Contact
are similar to those of a Member; however, they will be
held to a higher standard and are expected to accomplish
more. They are
representatives, and so must set a proper example for
others. However, Contacts will no longer be expected to send in
a report every month.
They should still send reports when they have
something to share, but the monthly obligation has been
3. Light Bearer:
Only the most devoted and dedicated
will be given the option to become a Light Bearer.
Light Bearers are those that have demonstrated a
deep understanding of
They have proven themselves to be humble and sincere,
and are struggling with pure intentions to submit
themselves completely to God’s Will.
They meditate and perform other spiritual
practices as recommended.
They also send in regular reports to the
Therefore, they bear the Light of the
both within and without, to the world.
Light Bearers will be selected from
exemplary, long-term Contacts (six months or more of
Although a Contact may express his desire to become a
Light Bearer, the decision is entirely the
The Contact may be given a questionnaire, be
required to visit the Center or attend a Feast of
Tabernacles, or any other measures deemed necessary to
assess his abilities.
He must also make a
covenant with Maitreya (Mission) (if he has not done so
If he is chosen and accepts, his name will be added to a
new Light Bearers list on the website.
Light Bearers will continue to
serve as Contacts for their areas.
However, due to their proven devotion and
effectiveness, they will be expected to send in a report
These reports should always have some results to
share, and not simply be a paragraph of text to fulfill
Only Light Bearers will be considered for
positions on the Round Table.
Also, if a person has a desire to live close to
the Mission Center, he must become a Light Bearer
before this can be a possibility.
Light Bearers who live close to the Mission
Center will be expected to participate in the Center's
activities, offer their skills, and render services as
Remember that it is not required or
even expected of everyone to become Light Bearers,
Contacts, or any other position.
There are some who would prefer to serve as
Members or unofficial members, and do not have the
skills or desire to go any further.
It is not a race to the top!
As long as you are truly following the
Path and doing what God Wills for you, nothing more
On the other hand, at this time in the
development we would like to have Contacts in as many
places as possible, to spread the teachings far and
Therefore, we would encourage everyone to at least try
and become a Contact.
Remember also that these positions are
privileges, not rights; if someone lags too much in his
obligations, he can and will be returned to a lower
level of service.
website and literature will soon be updated to reflect
this new system.
If you have any questions about it at all, please
email the Mission.
All thanks, always, to God.
announcement and change eventually evolved into our
Categories page. The most updated information
about levels of membership in the Mission
can be found there.