Dear Christian Poets, Poetry lovers and Friends,
Our Fellowship is alive and well. We're hearing from Poets and Poetry Lovers
from all around the world.
Please pray with us about becoming a "Financial Partner". Your love for
Jesus and your gifting as a Christian Poet, or your love for poetry should be
enough to convince you that this ministry is worth your financial support.
But just in case it is not, here are a few more reasons why you should
partner with us:
Our "Ministry" is to Poets who seek to share their gifting as a
blessing to others, to Pastors and Teachers who are looking for poems, and to
Poetry Lovers who love the Lord.
Our "Focus" is on up-lifting poetry that will bless the lives of
those that visit our site, receive a poem in the mail, or read an anthology.
Our "Direction" is to Educate, Encourage, and Engage Christian Poets
in the "How To" and the "What To Do" with their unique gifting from God.
Our "Purpose" is to "Put Poetry in Motion through Love and Devotion"
as a witness to the Love and Mercy of God the Father through His Son Jesus
Our "Strength" is in a Gathering of Poets from all denominations
that are dedicated to their gifting, committed to the Lord, and ready to
become a blessing to others through a joint effort.
Our "Desire" is to be a Poetic Voice crying in the wilderness, and
pointing the way to Eternal Life and Peace with God through Jesus Christ, our
Our "Goals" are: (1.) To Maintain an ongoing Library of Christian
Poetry for use in the Gospel Ministry of others, (2.) To Provide an ongoing
forum for Christian Poets to express their gifting, (3.) To Unite Christian
Poets from around the world for an "End Times" ministry of love, (4.) To
Lead the way in witnessing through poetry by and through a "Fellowship of
Our "Hope" For the Future is to form local chapters where poets can
gather for Fellowship, Encouragement and an Exchange of Ideas, To establish a
"Dial-a-Poem" 800 number with daily poems, To sponsor Christian Poetry in
the Christian school systems of America and other Countries, To Publish annual
Anthologies, Calendars, Book Marks, Greeting Cards, Posters, Poetic Tracts &
other Poetic literature, To implement a direct mail campaign of Salvation
poems in a residential Mass Mailing Effort, To increase timely articles and
other informational activity on the internet, To offer on-line workshops and
question and answer sessions, To conduct Book Reviews, and Lots more.
Yes, the "Fellowship of Christian Poets" is alive and well because you are a part
of it, you and many others like you who have a heart for God and a love for poetry.
Please consider partnering with us to bless the world. Here's how you can
help -- E-mail me with your pledge. You can pledge "One Time", or commit to a
"Monthly" offering. My private E-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org".You
may wish to participate in the "Poets Profile, a special section on our site that
Profiles you and your poetry. It includes a color photo, a 250-word bio, and 10
poems with a link to your site if applicable. The cost is: a one time set up fee
of $60. All donations should be made to Marinelli Ministries and are tax deductible
under our US 501 C-3 non-profit exemption status. Send your E-mail pledge
today then your donation to PO Box 93345, Lakeland, FL 33804. God Bless you
for Visiting our site, Sharing your poems, and Financially supporting this ministry.
Yours in Christ's Love, Rev John Marinelli