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By Hope Eakins
What are best practices for periods of transition? In Good Transitions, Hope Eakins shares lessons from her experience as an Interim rector, offering suggestions for both congregations and priests on how to be open to change, and to transform periods of transition into opportunities for spiritual growth.
By Nathan Kirkpatrick
Can inexperience be a desirable quality in a candidate? In Would You Hire a Job Candidate with an Unconventional Background?, Nathan Kirkpatrick examines how we typically fill leadership roles in the Church, and asks us to consider the more unlikely candidate who may be able to do the truly transformative work we desire.
By Wendy Pineda
Wendy Pineda analiza las finanzas personales, y explica que las tres cosas más importantes que debemos saber son nuestros ingresos mensuales, nuestros gastos mensuales y la cantidad de deuda que tenemos.
By Wendy Pineda
What does a healthy approach to finance involve? And what steps can we take to improve both our personal and church finances immediately? In Healthy Finances, Wendy Pineda gives us easy tips to move towards sound financial management in all spheres of our life.
By Heidi Shott
The Diocese of Maine has taken the lead in securing a fair minimum wage for its lay employees. In Maine Puts its Money Where its Mouth Is, Heidi Shott describes the diocese’s path toward economic justice for lay employees.
By Ken Quigley
How is an endowment managed effectively and who is responsible for it? In Church Endowments: Blessing or Curse, Kenneth Quigley details the roles of those responsible as fiduciaries, explains the goals of an endowment committee and shares simple steps to help achieve those goals.
By Nancy Fritschner
Before putting together financial statements, it’s important to ask the question – who is reading this? In the Purpose of Basic Financial Statements, Nancy Fritschner presents four goals around presenting financial data that is clear, accurate and meets the needs of those who read it.
By Charis Bhagianathan
While working with church finances it is often easy to slip into a routine, never stopping to ask ‘why’ and continuing to do something because that’s the way it’s always been done.
By Linda Puckett
Linda Puckett lists the primary responsibilities of anyone who is tasked with managing the finances of a church.
By Susan Erdey
Susie Erdey explains why pledge transparency can only be beneficial to the life of both individual members and the parish as a whole.