The next class of the Mid-Atlantic Foundation’s flagship education program, the Financial Leadership Academy, will begin in April of 2024. A 20% discount is available to everyone who registers before the end of the year. Take advantage NOW of early-bird pricing and register today.
District Superintendent Eliezer Valentin-Castanon (Baltimore-Washington Conference, Frederick District) is a graduate of the program and he says that he benefited greatly from the experience. He says that after asking for this kind of training for over 20 years the FLA finally gave him the information and resources he needed to help his congregation work through their stewardship questions.
Here is an overview of the FLA:
What can you expect of the Academy:
1. Confidence in talking about money in church and with potential donors
2. In-depth knowledge of all aspects of church finances
3. Acquisition of tools to apply the knowledge in your unique setting
4. Revitalized ministry!
5 in-person sessions focusing on these major themes:
1. Personal finances and the theology of money
2. Stewardship best practices
3. Planned giving/endowments
4. Church finance best practices
5. Learning from how other non-profits do fundraising
Throughout all the sessions, there will be an emphasis on the leadership skills needed to apply your financial learning, including:
1. Team selection
3. Mission Alignment
4. Resistance to change
5. Conflict management
For information about the program and for registration visit the Mid-Atlantic Foundation website: https://midatlanticfoundation.org/education/financial-leadership-academy/.
You can also go directly to the registration form – here: https://web.charityengine.net/FLA25deposit
TAKE ADVANTAGE of this great opportunity, and feel free to share this information with your colleagues.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Anabel Lusardi, Assistant Director Customer Care at the Mid-Atlantic UM Foundation: