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Compare one’s own list of important tasks or roles as a church leader with these ten suggested ones.
Clergy taxes have bedeviled many priests and parish councils struggle to ensure proper classification. Here is the beginning of help.
The massive responsibilities that a priest bears makes it difficult to read any article that begins “important tasks”. Yet if these are attended to, the smooth running office lightens other burdens.
Successful Orthodox parish leadership means empowering staff and volunteers. Invest in them!
Parishes understandably struggle to properly establish and manage endowment funds. Here is a key resources to comprehending and properly applying the Management of Institutional Funds Act.
Background checks on staff and volunteers is an unfortunate but absolutely necessary practice for parishes today. Where blind trust exists, there is found an opportunity for mischief – or much worse.
Hiring the right person can be a rich blessing to the priest and the parish. Hiring the wrong person can be a disaster.
Help your staff to achieve optimum performance while improving their professional skills through mutually agreed upon goals and objectives.
Challenge parishioners to rise to a higher level of service to God and others by rendering excellent service to them.
When the size of a parish begins to exceed the priest’s capacity to manage it, then additional help is needed.
This article could only warm the heart of the facility manager or the chair of the facility committee on the parish council. Yet preventive maintenance is clearly exercising strategic intent.
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