School Ministries is the closest missionary field you are ever going to have. A missionary is not only one who crosses an ocean.  A missionary is one who sees the cross, and we have a mission field right outside our doors in our public schools.


James F. O’Bryon, Consultant on national defense and security and Chair SMI Board

State by State Information

Released Time Laws and Guidelines for the United States

To display the laws and guidelines for Released Time that apply to a particular state, highlight the state below.

Caution: State level information is often changed. Before taking action, be sure to check with appropriate state agencies (e.g., State Department of Education) to assure that the information is up-to-date.