New Student PCM Form

Note: PCMs are a weekly, in-person commitment. If you will be hyflex only for Fall 2024, please complete the PCM Request Form instead.

Dear Student,

Congratulations on your admission to Moody Bible Institute! You may have heard that you will be assigned a “Practical Christian Ministry” (PCM) each semester. Whether you are a new or returning student, we will place you in a PCM that will enhance your ministry training.

Moody’s Chicago campus is in the heart of a worldclass city known for its diverse communities. Students have opportunities to serve in more than 200 locations, including churches, youth outreach programs, homeless shelters, community centers, and more.

For your first-year PCM placement, please complete the following PCM Information Form. We will make every effort to match you with a ministry that best fits your skills and interests.


The PCM Staff

Note: If you are beginning Moody in a semester after the one listed above, please wait to complete this form until you receive your new student checklist. If you have any questions, feel free to email

*1. Contact Information

*2. Email Address

*3. Date of Birth

*4. Gender

*5. Nationality

*6. Marital Status

*7. Major

8. Organizations in which you have been a participant/leader

9. Music Experience

Would you like to do any of the following in a public service?

10. Music Abilities

*11. Please check any music group(s) for which you will audition.

*12. Please check any athletic team(s) for which you will try out.

13. Fluent Languages besides English

*14. Are you an international student on an F-1 visa?

15. Please list the days/times of any weekly commitments you have in addition to your classes (I.e., work, sports teams, music groups, student groups, church).

*16. To help us understand your preferences, please choose your top three interests.

17. Please provide any additional information about yourself that you think will help us to place you in a meaningful ministry.

Contact the PCM Department