a year in review.

Message From Matt

Despite COVID19 hurdles, your donations provided increased personal and professional support services to campus ministers across the country. Your gifts also helped to develop and launch The Newman Connect App, the only campus-ministry specific outreach platform available. Thank you for helping to change outreach in the church forever!

• High School Outreach connects 74,000+ students
COVID presented major unexpected challenges to our high school outreach efforts in 2020. We had to shift to a full on digital strategy in order to reach students where they were - quarantined in their homes. The teams ability to adapt and overcome enabled this program to not lose momentum from previous years. It also made us stronger.

• The Newman Connect app is Beta-launched to 45 CM’s
Evangelizing a digital generation of young adults requires innovative technology. We spent much of our quarantine developing an app that provides instant communication and engagement for students!  Our 2020 Beta-launch included 45 campus ministers who utilized The Newman Connect app, provided great reviews and shared helpful feedback.

• Personal and Professional Support provided to Campus Ministers
Comforting those that comfort others is a special calling. As the pandemic increased the complexity of campus outreach, CM’s found inspiration and strength in our user-free programs, resources and services.

• Newman United offers Catholic inspiration and self-care to 1,000+ subscribers
Sharing weekly tips for coping with the physical, mental and spiritual challenges associated with quarantines, Newman United provided a network of hope and an opportunity to request and respond to personal prayers online.

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As our ministry expands to Keep Students Connected to their faith in College, we ask for your continued prayers and gifts.