Resources of Ministryblue and the history of what we have offered
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THE HISTORY OF OUR SITE IN TERMS OF OFFERS, GIVING AND OTHER THINGS ETC

Our first major email was in November 99 and we have been expanding since then some of the past things that we are offered. Wherever items are still on offer they will have a link that you can click

JUNE 99

  • Trinity Cottage, Katoomba  purchased

  • JULY 99
  • Email to around 300 people

  • AUGUST 99
  • Trinity Cottage, Katoomba   Officially opens

  • OCT 99
  • Waratah Lodge, Katoomba  purchased - the work of transformation begins

  • NOV 99
  • Work for the dole Funding - Dulwich Hill Anglican (Trinity Youth Centre) received around $100,000

  • DEC 99
  • Free Holidays for people in full time Ministry (This is still current)
  • Free Theatre Curtains ( Not available currently)
  • Free Theatre seat ( Not available currently)
  • We offered over 35,000 seats!



  • JAN 2000
  • We bought the ORB Night Club in Kings Cross that had gone bust - We sold over $100,000 worth of goods for $7,200 The extra $200 profit we made went to a Christian ministry. We have everything from chairs, to cutlery, urinals to fridges, stoves  to light, sound to washing machines ALL SOLD
  • Waratah Lodge, Katoomba officially opens

  • FEB 2000
  • Website received 13,000 Visitors this month

  • MARCH 2000
  • We offered a free camp. Won be Jenny Tarbox and given to Shellharbour Beach mission

  • APRIL 2000
  • Waratah Lodge, Katoomba The Extension is complete

  • MAY  2000
  • Donated a free holiday package as first prize to the Youthforce Christian Rock Eisteddfod run by the Bible Society to the value of $3,000

  • JUNE 2000
  • We offer Free Laminators and give away 100 in less than a week worth $60,000 - Thank you Colour Presentations
  • 2,100 people on the email list now

  • JULY 2000
  • The Beta version of our search engine is started
  • Visited by 15,000 to our web site
  • We offer Free new Book Binders

  • AUGUST 2000
  • Cheap Vending Machine Fridges
  • Cheap Projectors
  • Free Labelling Machines
  • Cheap Olympic Data Projector Hire
  • Free Book Covering Machines
  • Orange Phones that donates $50 to mission work

  • SEPTEMBER 2000
  • Sponsor a conference by a national mission group
  • Sponsor a golf tournament for the Olympics Games run by Quest 2000
  • 16,000 visitors in one month and we pass the 100,000 mark on the website!
  • We mail out to 3,100 people now.
  • Provide free housing for a number of International Missionaries to the Olympics

  • OCTOBER 2000
  • We offer discounted Commercial Kitchens
  • 3,300 names
  • Youth Work Training
  • GST Advise for Churches for free
  • A New Christian Internet radio
  • Cheap Overhead Projectors

  • NOV 2000
  • Free Stackable Chairs  - We have given away around 500 between Nov and Feb 2001
  • A Job Vacancy section for Australian Ministry
  • 3,500 in the mail out list
  • Cheap White Boards and OHP's
  • DEC 2000
  • 20,000 Visitors and from 100 Countries



  • JAN 2001
  • How to send messages to mobile phones for free from the Internet
  • How to get free info on your suburb from the net
  • 3,800 Emails
  • Radio Interviews with CBA FM
  • Donated a Pentium Computer System to Teen Ranch
  • Getting your own free www.org.au
  • Donated around 200 free chairs to a range of Groups

  • FEB 2001
  • 4,000 E-mails are sent
  • Donate a Mirror Ball to Teen Ranch
  • 27,000 web visitors this month
  • Free Virus PROTECTION AVG anti virus system (http://www.grisoft.com)

  • New Delta Projectors
  • Donated another 250 free chairs to a range of Groups - Thank you Manly Presbyterian; Carlingford Anglican and Mt Annan AOG for giving them.
  • TOTAL SITE UPDATE - Hours have been spent to bring the site up to a higher professional level
  • Website mentioned in Good Tidings

  • MARCH 2001
  • 4,200 E-mails are sent
  • Free Vertical Curtains donated to LIFE (Children Ministry) Special Thanks to Kevin Craik.
  • www.ministryblue.com is launched!
  • Over 36,000 visitors to our site in March ( Over 275,000 to our sites)

  • MAY 2001 ( We had no April Mailout)
  • Build a website for Manly Presbyterian Church
  • 300,000 visitors by April 8th

  • JUNE 2001
  • One.tel closes and one third of our website addresses are lost - information now under ministryblue.com
  • Greatly discounted Microsoft Office About 80 % off

  • JULY 2001
  • 380,000 visitors - 4,400 emails sent
  • Free Microsoft Software

  • AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2001
  • Repeat past offers.
  • We are changing how we email and have deleted over 700 addresses due to people swapping their email address.

  • OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2001
  • Free CD
  • Free Teaching Bible tapes

  • DECEMBER 2001
  • Free Music CD
  • Free Teaching CD

  • January 2002
  • Win a free Camp contest
  • Donate $3,000 in prizes to Bible Society
  • Offer 750 Free Chairs

  • February 2002
  • More Chairs
  • Discount cars
  • $10 mid week camps
  • Free CD
  • Free CD Rom
  • Free Table tennis table
  • Free Pool table

  • May 2002
  • Add Discounted Computer Software
  • Add discounted Phone Calls

  • June 2002
  • Offer 2000 Chairs from $15 each

  • July 2002
  • Offer a free Mac Scanner

  • AUGUST 2002
  • Offer discounted Internet Connection

  • NOVEMBER 2002
  • MinistryISP Lanched
  • Discounted on Office Supplies
  • New Supplier for Mobile Phones
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    MARCH 2003

    ADDED Sydney Big Savings Book

    APRIL 2003
    Added Car Loans

    August 2004
    Added Mortgage rescue

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