What to Put in Your Newsletter BEFORE Getting to the Field

Are you tired of reading missionary pre-field newsletters that only have fundraising updates and a long list of places they will be visiting or speaking at next month?

Then stop writing them.

Are you stuck in pre-field limbo, waiting to raise your remaining funds before you can head off to where you’ll be serving?

Then leave pre-field limbo and get yourself out there.

Did you know that you can start ministering right where you are, today (even if you are not fully funded)?

Did you know that you can write exciting newsletters about your ministry before you even get there?

Start by connecting people to your ministry today. If you do it in the right way, they will stay connected to your ministry even after you are fully funded—and continue to give for years to come.

Here are two easy ways to do it…

1. Connect Yourself to Your Area of Impact. If you are waiting in pre-field limbo, then it is likely you already have a team in place or know of people who are doing similar work in a nearby area. Get updates and stories from those people. Begin praying for them.

2. Connect Others to Your Area of Impact. Share stories of impact from the the field you are going to. That’s right! Share other people’s stories. They can be stories of need or stories of impact. Look for articles or statistics that are relevant to your specific area of impact and the kind of work you’ll be a part of. Share them on your social media outlets or add them to your own newsletter as a way to keep people engaged in your impact!

Connecting yourself to your area of impact and keeping your partnering donors connected to the impact should start far before your ministry does. Your impact is the heartbeat of your ministry and the foundation for all that you do. Keep your impact at the center of your ministry by thinking outside the box—and you will be amazed at the generous response you receive!

Many organizations and ministries don’t even know what kind of impact they are making. If you need help discovering your impact (or how to share it)connect with a member of our Tailored Fundraising Coaching Team today!

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