Background Checks

Choice #1

Protect My Ministry

Protect My Ministry LogoThe Missouri Baptist Convention has contracted with Protect My Ministry to provide background checks at a discounted price.

The discount price is available to all Missouri Baptist Convention Churches for volunteer, staff and employment screening. Protect My Ministry serves the Missouri Baptist Convention and hundreds of churches throughout Missouri. Their staff can help you in the implementation of your Child Protection Policy and specializes in providing resources for Background Checks, Child Abuse Prevention training, and Paperless Risk Management solutions.

Discounted Background Check Options
  • Basic Search at $7.50
  • Plus Search at $15.00 (plus fees) is the recommended search.
  • Plus with state of Missouri carries $10 state fee
  • Plus with one county (no county fees in Missouri at this time)
  • One-time $39 setup fee applies.

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Choice #2

Lexis Nexis

lexisnexistoppickCustomer Service and Sales Support – 866-399-6647 (Toll Free)
Service Rep.- Barry Oltremari – 866-432-7241 X 123 (Toll Free)

LexisNexis Volunteer Screening is an online volunteer and employee screening service, providing a wide variety of background reports to the nonprofit industry. This Web-based service will allow registered 501(c)3 organizations to apply for a new account, order background reports and view the results of those searches within minutes. The LexisNexis Web site offers affordable access to criminal records, credit reports, motor vehicle records, identity verifications and other resume credentialing information.

  • Recommended search packages are available, based on geographic availability
  • Legally compliant information is delivered, eliminating the need to worry about the integrity of the results
  • Many searches are returned immediately
  • Pricing is structured to deliver affordable solutions for your organization
  • Access account information 24 hours a day, 7-days a week
  • Web site is user friendly

Pricing and Product Information:
Call the sales support line at 866-399-6647, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST for more details.

Criminal Records
National Criminal File Check — $5.00
County Courthouse Search** — $11.20
Federal Courthouse Search** — $11.20
Statewide Criminal Bureau Search** (where available) — $11.20

Credential Verification
Education Verification — $8.40
Professional License Verification — $11.20

Other Records
Motor Vehicle Record** — $3.50
Sex Offender Registry Search — $6.50
Social Security Number Search — $2.10
Credit Report — $6.30

Interview Services
Employment Verification** — $9.10
Reference (Developed for Regulated Industries only) — $7.70

**Note: The above prices do not include additional expenses for reference fees, 900 # charges, court fees, transcript fees, state registry fees, etc. Turnaround time on non-instant reports are processed during regular business days only. Pricing structure is based on searching or verifying information at 1 source only.

How to Sign Up:

All MBC members should use the promotional code below on the LexisNexis sign up form, and we will waive your setup fee. That’s a $25-$100 savings!

  1. Log onto Volunteer Advantage
  2. Click on the “Sign Up Now” button on the left-hand side of the screen
  3. Complete the application form and include the MBC-specific promo code on the form to waive your setup fee.Promo code = MBC2 (not case-sensitive)