WHO ARE THE ROSEDALE ASSOCIATES?
The Associates are a loyal, behind-the-scenes group of people who are committed to financially supporting Rosedale Bible College with an annual contribution of $1,000 or more. These gifts can be cash or in-kind. They can be in one lump sum, or pro-rated throughout the year.
WHY SHOULD I JOIN THE ASSOCIATES PROGRAM?
As Christians, we are called to make a difference in our world and joining the Rosedale Associates is one way to do that. You will not only make a difference in the lives of our students, but as they spread around the globe armed with the knowledge and tools they have received at Rosedale, you will also make a difference in our world. Rosedale is in a unique position as a theologically conservative Anabaptist college, and your support will help Rosedale fill this niche more effectively.
HOW WILL I HELP ROSEDALE?
Associate gifts help the school fund projects which cannot readily be met from the operating budget like computer systems, capital improvements. landscaping for the campus and program expansion. We also invite suggestions from Associates about how to strengthen Rosedale’s ministry. We are in this together – and we are listening.
WHAT IS MY COMMITMENT?
We don’t ask for specific time commitments from you. Most Associates decide to participate in an ongoing way. A commitment to contribute as an Associate is regarded as a faith-promise. While we take this commitment seriously, we recognize that unforeseen factors may prevent you from giving as you had planned.
HOW WILL I STAY INFORMED?
Associates receive copies of Rosedale publications – the alumni news magazine called the Mirror, a news bulletin called The Associate and reports from the administration. Rosedale hosts an annual Associate dinner for a time of fellowship, information sharing, and discussion. Of course, we always welcome communication by telephone, mail, or e-mail.
HOW DO I JOIN?
Contact the Rosedale development office by telephone, e-mail , or mail and state that you want to join the Associates program, then mark your contributions for the Associate program when you send them in. Rosedale will periodically inform you of the date of your last contribution to help you with your record keeping.
THIS IS YOUR INVITATION
Because of the significance of Rosedale’s ministry, we subsidize the program to keep costs affordable for interested students. Associates have helped to create a strong financial base for the school. Whether helping to improve the campus grounds, expanding the library, or supporting a special project, Associates help Rosedale serve the church. We invite you to join the Rosedale Bible College team by becoming an Associate.
Select “Associate’s Fund” in the form.