Every parish needs an ongoing major gift program and almost every priest needs coaching in this essential skill as part of effectively leading, managing and developing a parish.
The Stewardship Advocates Library
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Explore the Library which contains hundreds of items on leadership, management and development of Orthodox parishes and organizations. ...more
Three Value Propositions
The Library represents the extensive training, broad experience, and developed materials of Stewardship Advocates acquired in over forty years of Orthodox Church service as a parish priest, Vice-Chancellor of Development, and consultant working in well over 100 Orthodox parishes and organizations. ...more...
"Master-Builders" is a free occasional newsletter offering strategies and methodologies for Orthodox parish and organization development. It includes studies, articles, announcements and materials to assist clergy, executive directors, staff and lay leaders. ...more
Over the past thirty years, professional nonprofit development has moved from 90% art and 10% science to 90% science and 10% art. The theory and methodology of this field, thoughtfully applied to Orthodox churches and organizations can bring new solutions to the ever-present challenge of mission fulfillment. ...more