A collection of Powerpoint presentations for Orthodox parish and organization development.
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Try crowdfunding for youth ministry as a project. Select a different cause or purpose each year for the youth.
Find guidelines to conduct your fundraising efforts here.
Develop a Parish Program or Project in 10 Steps
The true purpose of planning is not to produce a written plan, though it is one of the desirable outcomes.
Tired of dragging the parish kicking and screaming from one level of joy and freedom in the Kingdom of God to the next? Try a Strategic Initiatives Fund.
Even Jesus grieved. Theologians say that “God died in the flesh.” Therefore, it is also possible to say that “God grieved in the flesh” inasmuch as Jesus was both fully man and fully God.
New forms of Internet-based fundraising are beginning to replace the traditional walk-a-thons, running and cycling events.
Seven behaviors that lead to parish transformation
A facilitator is someone who helps a group of people understand their common objectives and assists them to plan how to achieve these objectives; in doing so, the facilitator remains “neutral” meaning he does not take a particular position in the discussion.
This short introductory article gives some basic advice on planning for a major construction project and working with those who will do the construction.
How much time in a priest’s life of service is spent in meetings? What percentage of these meetings could be improved upon? How many of the meetings should have resulted in decisions, policy formulation and ACTION effectively taken to precipitate Godly change? Read on for immensely practical help.
Parishes already have many teams at work. Why not provide structure and professional coaching to increase effectiveness and efficiency?
A general grasp of issues associated with zoning avoids aggravation, mistakes and loss of funds.
What are the principal components of a Orthodox parish capital campaign? How do these fit together? What should be done to prepare for a campaign?
Insights into the dynamics of a successful capital campaign.
Expert advice from one of the best at the beginning of a prospective building project.
Objective and impartial counsel on how to select an architect.
Key features of pre-construction planning.
“The safest road to hell is the gradual one – the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.” C.S. Lewis
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