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September 2017

Building Financial Resources for Ministry

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - September 30 @ 7:00 pm
Hopewell United Methodist Church, 852 Hopewell Road
Downington, PA 19335 United States
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Financial leadership in the church exists to serve The Church’s mission. It’s essential for every church’s future. But financial ministry is an area in which many (perhaps most!) laity lack adequate training.   Developed by the Mid-Atlantic Foundation of the UMC, Inc., Stewardship and Investment Management and hosted by Hopewell United Methodist Church, the Building Financial Resources for Ministry course will provide you with a clear understanding of church finance, of which every leader should be aware, and equip you…

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October 2017

Academy for Church Finance Zone I

October 7
BWC Mission Center, 11711 East Market Place
Fulton, MD 20759 United States
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Consisting of four sessions taken over two years, the Academy for Church Finance seeks to enhance the understanding and skills of laity for financial leadership in the local church so that laity and clergy work in partnership to grow healthy congregations. Beginning with Session One in October 2017, all Zone I Sessions will take place at the BWC Mission Center in Fulton, MD.   READ MORE ABOUT WHAT THE ACADEMY CONSISTS OF AND WHAT IT WILL TEACH YOU.   View…

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Academy for Church Finance Zone II

October 14
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2313 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803 United States
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Consisting of four sessions taken over two years, the Academy for Church Finance seeks to enhance the understanding and skills of laity for financial leadership in the local church so that laity and clergy work in partnership to grow healthy congregations. READ MORE ABOUT WHAT THE ACADEMY CONSISTS OF AND WHAT IT WILL TEACH YOU. View session descriptions and tentative dates for each here: Session One—A Theology of Stewardship and Personal Finance Lesson Objectives: To be able to understand and…

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Financial Leadership Academy Session IV

October 16 - October 17
The Hilton, 100 Continental Drive
Newark, DE 19713 United States
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Church Finances: Learn the best practices for statements of giving, EFT, E-Giving, stock gifts and offering envelopes. Explore how to create accounting sheets, effective ways to communicate trends and best practices with finance teams. **For this event, key laity from your congregation can be invited to attend. Key Note Speaker: Moses Kumar General Secretary of the General Church Council on Finance and Administration of the United Methodist Church. Conference Treasurers from Baltimore Washington, Eastern PA and Peninsula Delaware Conferences. Location:…

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March 2018

Financial Leadership Academy Session V

March 12, 2018 - March 13, 2018
The Hilton, 100 Continental Drive
Newark, DE 19713 United States
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Non-profit Fundraising: Learn from a non-church organization the best practices around asking for large gifts, utilizing giving patterns and trends in America, growing trust among the givers, and developing a larger number of givers. Key Note Speakers: Megan Howie Associate Dean for Development and Alumni relations at Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and Chip Edmonds Vice President for College Advancement at Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA Location: The Hilton, 100 Continental Drive, Newark, DE 19713

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June 2018

Financial Leadership Academy Session VI

June 11, 2018 - June 12, 2018
The Hilton, 100 Continental Drive
Newark, DE 19713 United States
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Planned Giving: Create a culture of giving from a spiritual foundation. Learn techniques for establishing an endowment for mission and ministry through gifts like trusts, annuities and bequests. Key Note Speaker: Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane Director of Stewardship & Connectional Ministries for the General Board of Discipleship of the United Methodist Church. Location: The Hilton, 100 Continental Drive, Newark, DE 19713

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