Training Seminar Details

A Biblical Approach to Successful Ministry Partner Development

WHAT: Gain a Biblical perspective on building a team of prayer and financial partners. Learn how to connect with and mobilize the partners needed to accomplish the mission you are passionate about.

WHEN: Friday, March 26, 2021 through Saturday, March 27, 2021. The Friday sessions start at 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time (ET) and end at 4:00 pm ET. The Saturday sessions start at 9:00 am and conclude at 4:00 pm. 

WHERE: Due to ongoing concerns about Covid-19, we plan on a virtual Support Raising Training (SRT), using Zoom. Details about the virtual Northeast SRT will be sent out a few days before the weekend training.

COST of the SRT: $77.00 per person. This fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable.​​​

REGISTRATION: Registration is a 3 step process. Please follow the below steps to register for Northeast SRT 2021.

     1. Complete the NESRT 2021 Registration Form.

     2. Pay the $77 registration fee via PayPal.

     3. ​Email a copy of your PayPal receipt to Mike Olejarz at


Note: The deadline to register is midnight (Eastern Standard Time) on Friday, March 19, 2021. No registrations will be accepted after the deadline, because of the 12 hours of pre-work required to be completed (see below) before the March 26-27 SRT weekend. 


PRE–SEMINAR WORK: You should plan on 12 hours to complete the pre-seminar work before attending the SRT. Click here to access the first set of assignments on Dropbox (2 hours of work). Once Mike Olejarz receives your registration form and payment, he will send you the class code needed to sign up for the Northeast SRT class at You will be asked to to pay a $41 tech fee (this is in addition to your $77 SRT registration fee) in order to access the additional VSR pre-work assignments (10 hours of work)


Note: The SRT weekend is built on the pre-work. You need to have all VSR pre-work completed by 9:00 PM EST on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, so that the SRT faculty can verify you are prepared for the weekend.

BONUS HELPS: Download and utilize this support raising brochure and video.  

WHO: This two day seminar is for any Chi Alpha staff needing help to strengthen their fund raising skills; people heading into a Campus Missionary In Training (CMIT) experience with Chi Alpha Campus Ministries; people preparing for a “Give a Year” experience as a Campus Missionary Associate (CMA); students raising funds for spring break and/or summer mission efforts; missionaries outside of Chi Alpha who have not raised their budget yet, or for anyone who has never received training in raising funds for mission service.  This training will give you the tools and confidence you need to see more results from your efforts.