“Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.” (Deuteronomy 16:17) “…Send your treasures to the heavenly storage room. Deposit your wealth in God’s Bank, distributing it to the poor, the orphans and the widows, so that you can receive a million […]
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A collection of Powerpoint presentations for Orthodox parish and organization development.
Time and again, capital campaigns prove to be the vehicle to raise significant funds and achieve unprecedented giving.
Find guidelines to conduct your fundraising efforts here.
Learn the environment. Define your mission. Claim your space. Apply professional fundraising methodology to gather resources and build spiritual involvement.
This short introductory article gives some basic advice on planning for a major construction project and working with those who will do the construction.
Countless articles are available regarding online giving to local churches. This one seems particularly informative and helpful.
A tool to assist in an important decision.
Expert advice from one of the best at the beginning of a prospective building project.
Key features of pre-construction planning.
Let us not assume that it is immediately apparent to all members of the parish why it is necessary to build a church.
Frame the capital campaign as a spiritual journey that the community, with the guidance of God, is undertaking together.
Pastoral care and liturgical leadership are the most important aspects of a priest’s calling. Yet there is a parish to be led, managed and developed as well.
Is your parish ready for a major capital campaign? Take the quiz and find out.
This is the third of three postings designed to assist leaders in gaining a deeper knowledge of effective fundraising values and methodologies.
In performing due diligence a parish council will often interview several consultants. This tool assists in qualifying which consultant is the best match for the parish need.
“I prepare so I don’t have to repair.” – Anonymous
The greatest benefit in utilizing an Orthodox consultant is that they identify with your mission and have a deep understanding of parish life.
Use this tool to great advantage when anticipating a capital campaign or preparing to launch a major fundraising effort.
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