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Ministry Partners Program Application 204 North Lexington Ave. │Wilmore, Kentucky 40390 859.858.2325 │ ministry.partners@asburyseminary.edu

Personal Information

LAST NAME

FIRST NAME

STREET ADDRESS

CITY

MIDDLE NAME

STATE

DAYTIME PHONE

EVENING PHONE

NON-SEMINARY EMAIL

BIRTHDATE

SESSION/YEAR ADMITTED

DEGREE PROGRAM

U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder

 Yes

ZIP CODE

CONCENTRATION

 No

(REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION INTO MINISTRY PARTNERS PROGRAM)

Ministry Experience 1.

In which of the following ministries have you been involved? As a Leader

2.

As a Participant

Small Group

Accountability Group

Discipleship

Evangelism

Overseas Mission

Church Planting

Parachurch Ministry

Church Ministry

Stewardship/Finance

Have you previously raised support for ministry?

 Yes

 No

If yes, attach a one-page, typewritten statement describing the following: 

How you have recently been involved in support-raising

The type of support you raised (prayer, financial, or both)

The purpose for which you were involved in support-raising

The degree of success you experienced in gathering a support team

Your current involvement with your support team

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3.

What do you understand to be the biblical rationale for support-raising? (Attach a one-page response.)

4.

How do you envision the Ministry Partners Program assisting with your future ministry?

5.

Will you commit to the Ministry Partners Program, which involves small group and institutional accountability, specialized mentored ministry training, and regular donor support correspondence?  Yes  No

(Attach a one-page response.)

References Provide the names and email addresses of three references who can attest to your readiness for the Ministry Partners Program. Have each individual complete, sign, and return the attached Letter of Recommendation forms. These should be returned directly to the Ministry Partners Program Coordinator by the person completing the recommendation.

REFERENCE #1 NAME

PHONE #

EMAIL ADDRESS

REFERENCE #2 NAME

PHONE #

EMAIL ADDRESS

REFERENCE #3 NAME

PHONE #

EMAIL ADDRESS

Signature I certify that all information presented in this application is accurate and complete.

SIGNATURE

DATE

Checklist for a Complete Ministry Partners Program Application  Completed Application with signature and written responses attached  Three Letter of Recommendation forms completed and returned directly to the Ministry Partners Program Coordinator  Supporting Team Members form 

This form is designed for you to provide the committee with a better understanding of the extent of your current networks, the nature of your relationships with network members, and the degree to which your network has supported your ministry activities to date.

Email completed Application and Supporting Team Members form to ministry.partners@asburyseminary.edu Or, mail to Attn: Ministry Partners Program Coordinator Financial Aid Asbury Theological Seminary 204 North Lexington Ave, Wilmore, Kentucky 40390

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Potential Supporting Team Members Ministry Partners Program 204 North Lexington Ave. │ Wilmore, Kentucky 40390 859.858.2325 │ ministry.partners@asburyseminary.edu

Name

Relationship (family, friend, pastor, colleague)

Number of Years Known

Potential Churches Name

Years of Involvement

Please note this information will help the committee to determine the existing extent of your current ministry network. It is not a means by which the committee will determine potential for financial support through the supporting network. Awards will be granted by assessing a wide variety of qualifications (including, but not limited to, ministry experience, spiritual maturity, faithfulness to the Church, academic promise, strength of references, and communication ability.)

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