Matching supporters are those who help candidates in their matching process and support them until they receive the Blessing. It is difficult for candidates to prepare for marriage Blessing and make it successful by themselves. The support of parents and a matching supporter with whom they feel comfortable is crucial. There are 3 categories of supporters.
a) Leaders or BFD lay ministers can appoint supporters
b) Candidates themselves can approach a member of a blessed family they would like to have as a supporter. After accepting, this member can become a supporter as well. In this case, they shall register to the website as a supporter and receive approval from their sub-regional BFD director or higher position leader who discusses it with the relevant BFD member. Candidates can then input the information of their chosen matching supporter to their profile in the section of ‘Supporter’s Information’.
Supporters’ role is crucial. Please refer to their roles below: