Administratively, none! Compassion provides child packets for a supporting church's sponsorship event. Each packet contains a child's photo along with his/her story and a sponsorship sign-up form. Once filled out and returned to Compassion, we collect funds from the sponsor and distribute to each country office on a monthly basis. Compassion facilitates the relationship between child and sponsor by translating letters, arranging travel as needed, providing child progress reports, answering questions and tracking donations. However, we DO encourage pastors to invest time as advocates for children in poverty by using their influence and pulpits to encourage sponsorship. The partnership between a supporting church and Compassion is simple for a pastor to manage.