As a Converge Missionary or Missionary Appointee, we encourage you to take advantage of the many reduced-cost and complimentary resources we provide!
Head directly to the MPD P-Tools page to select from nearly a dozen MPD Presentation Tools. For specifc MPD step-by-step instructions for veteran missionaries, download and follow:
- Fielded Missionaries: “Raising Your Support Shortfall Long-Distance from The Field” (a 2-page, 8-step document)
- Home Assignment Missionaries: “Raising Additional Support While on Home Assignment” (a 2-page, 9-step document)
- If needed, download: “Developing Your Missionary Case Statement” (PDF version; or version), an 8-page worksheet
Appointee resources are organized within our overall MPD (Ministry Partner Development) 6-step process. Appointees' support-raising efforts benefit greatly when following this process:
- MPD Intro
60-minute MPD overview/expectations session at the conclusion of every MAC (Missionary Assessment Center).
- MPD Prep
Pre-arrival reading, writing & software requirements preparing you for a successful MPD “Focus”.
- MPD “Focus” Orientation
3-day intensive orientation & MPD introductory training in Orlando, covering: (i) Converge at-large and meeting your new Converge administrative teammates; (ii) International Ministries (Converge Worldwide Missions); (iii) more than one dozen aspects critical to your successful MPD; (iv) administration, accounting, finances, budget development & personal supporter/partner software management training; (v) additional missionary skill development/equipping still needed; and (vi) planning your remaining course of action to become a fully funded and fielded missionary!
- MPD Training
Acquiring story-telling and presentation skills aimed specifically at developing committed, on-going ministry partners.
- MPD P-Tools
Converge offers several helpful Presentation Tools to assist you in your MPD Deputation efforts.
- MPD Deputation / MPD Coaching / Missionary Skills Development
Your 12- to 18-month period of raising up committed ministry partners (financial supporters and prayer supporters), including MPD Coaching to help you achieve full support.