What Clergy Need to Know
One of our most frequent and textured conversations with churches and clergy concerns what clergy need to know about church finances. The resources below offer a dependable foundation on which to begin or to deepen the conversation in your church. What's your indispensable resource? Let us know!
|We almost always begin conversations here - with Henry Nouwen's A Spirituality of Fundraising.
Have you ever raised funds for your church, another organization, or a mission trip? Maybe you felt uncomfortable about asking people to donate money. It’s time to change the way you view this important task.
|The CEEP Network is the largest group of resourced institutions from across the Episcopal Church. The network’s membership is committed to strengthening leaders for a changing church through connecting, equipping, and diversifying. Their multitude of webinars are available through their website to all who want to view them. Learn more here.|
Considering how essential fundraising is to ministry, many church leaders remain terrified of asking for or talking about money. Fearless Church Fundraising removes the terror from stewardship, urging leaders to focus on deep spiritual conversion and a clear, compelling mission before they design the pledge cards. In this rich resource part handbook, part workbook, part spiritual guidebook former monk and popular consultant Charles LaFond combines road-tested strategies and sample campaign documents with a spiritual director s sensitivity. The result is an irresistible, user-friendly text that promises to transform your ministry s fundraising and its spiritual life."