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By Donald Romanik and Jerry Keucher
The way your parish spends money is directly linked to mission and ministry and a key indication of your congregation’s identity.
By Lisa Kimball and Kyle Oliver
So your vestry has a handle on the financials. But how are you doing as leaders and stewards of your churchs faith formation ministries?
By Kyle Oliver
Research on nonprofit fundraising suggests that as donor age decreases, the prevalence of the following donor questions increases: (1) Can I give online? and (2) How is my money making a difference?
By Greg Syler
Sharing Audits describes ways to team up with neighboring churches to conduct an audit that may not only be less expensive, but might also be more useful.
By Chris Harris
We hear it all the time: You need to be doing year round stewardship! But how do we engage the topic of money in a way that is fun, engaging and deeply spiritual?
By Jerry Keucher and Jim Murphy
Building on how Jesus challenged us to consider proper use of our resources, this webinar will offer a broad overview of the most important aspects of parish finance and will share how your parish can improve in this vital aspect of its mission.
By Jerry Keucher and Erin Weber-Johnson
This web conference is designed to address how and why the stewardship efforts of so many congregations produce lackluster results. It will specifically examine the role of messaging and how tone and content can impact annual campaigns.
By Dick Kurth
We pushed and pried in private with some vestry members. What were their real attitudes toward “the numbers?”
By Tom Patterson
Especially in these difficult economic times, when every penny counts, an effective church audit is a necessity and no longer an option.
By Craig A. Bossi
Effective budgeting is not the result of the stressful days and nights of budget preparation, or the reams of financial spreadsheets produced, or even the many hard choices required to finalize a budget.