Create Your Own Ministry Facebook (Secret) Group

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I hope that these 5 steps help you understand Facebook secret groups better. Here are a couple of additional thoughts while we are on the subject:

  • Creating a secret group may not be for you.
  • “Pages” are different from “groups”.
  • Choose to make a Facebook ministry “page” or create a separate Facebook account if you are not going to a sensitive population. They are preferable because they do not notify your audience every time you post. (unlike a Facebook “group” that does notify it’s group members every time a post is made.)
  • Facebook secret groups should not be a free-for-all of information just because it’s “secret”. As one person that serves a sensitive population put it “there is really nothing that is “secret” if it is on Facebook.” All sensitive locations have agreements with online services like FB and Twitter to make their content available due to security concerns.  That being said, don’t post anything you wouldn’t want someone else reading.

If you have questions, go ahead and post them in the comments section and I will be happy to get back to you. God bless you in creating your own Facebook group!

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Author: Jenn Fortner

Jenn Fortner is a seasoned fundraising coach with over 10 years of experience. Currently Jenn serves Eurasia Assembly of God World Missionaries and provides guided training and coaching to over 100 missionaries. Right out of college Jenn began to raise her own funds for ministry assignments and quickly realized a heart for not only ministry, but for the people who served as her financial and spiritual team throughout years of ministry. Jenn began a journey of coaching others called to ministry to develop a relational approach to raising their funds, and has coached over 300 missionaries throughout their journey of fundraising.

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