The Missionary Church is a denomination of around 500 churches in North America, and over 1000 churches in other parts of the world. The name "Missionary" refers to a long-standing emphasis on reaching other parts of the world with the message of love that God offers through Jesus Christ. 

Sturgis is in the North Central District of the Missionary Church.

Bethel College, affiliated with the Missionary Church, is a Christian college of the arts and sciences. Bethel's main campus is located in Mishawaka, Ind, and is a community of learners dedicated to building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and world.