TBG MN Ministry Sponsor (MS)

TBG MN Ministry Sponsor (MS) 2017-06-29T16:23:39+00:00

The Ministry Sponsor is a Barnabas Partner whose role is to provide support and encouragement to one presenting ministry, including ongoing contact following their presentation.

Total time commitment: approximately 3 hours.

The Ministry Sponsor is a Barnabas Partner whose role is to provide support and encouragement to one presenting ministry, including ongoing contact following their presentation.

Total time commitment: approximately 3 hours.

The following outlines the Ministry Sponsor’s roles and responsibilities:

The following outlines the Ministry Sponsor’s roles and responsibilities:

BEFORE THE BARNABAS MEETING

  • When assigned, review staff summary of ministry and visit the ministry’s website.
  • Contact the presenter and meet with them at least one week prior to their presentation or attend the final coaching session with Julie and the ministry.
  • Exchange contact information.
  • Learn their elevator speech.
  • Prepare your introduction of the ministry for the Barnabas meeting.
  • Offer to pray for the ministry and their presentation.
  • Encourage them to invite guests.

AT THE BARNABAS MEETING

  • Arrive at TBG meeting at 4:45pm to greet the ministry.
  • Assist ministry in setting up their information table and introduce yourself to the guests they have invited.
  • Individually, introduce the ministry presenter to Partners as they arrive and share the ministry’s elevator speech.
  • Encourage Partners to read the Ministry Profile on the tables.
  • Formally introduce the ministry to the group at the beginning of their presentation. Provide a personal antic dote in addition to their elevator speech.
  • Collect attendees comment sheets.
  • Solicit Partners to participate in next steps (ie more info, ways to serve, deeper dive).
  • Assist ministry in closing their information table.
  • Solicit ministry presenter’s initial reaction to their Barnabas experience.
  • Offer to pray for the ministry.
  • Help carry their presentation materials to their car.
  • Arrange to call them in a week or two to check in once they have had a chance to digest the Barnabas experience.

AFTER THE BARNABAS MEETING

  • Meet or call the ministry again within the first three months of their presentation and record their comments/answers using the Ministry Follow Up Questionnaire attached.
  • Send ministry Follow Up Questionnaire to Julie and be prepared to comment at the next TBG meeting.
  • Make quarterly contact with the ministry for the next year, continuing to offer encouragement, support and prayer.
  • Inform Julie of any unique developments with the ministry.
  • Share your experience with others.