Managing Budgets; Encouraging Gifts.
In Presbyterian churches, the session is responsible for all aspects of stewardship and mission. This includes ensuring the gifts given are well spent and deciding how and when the financial needs of the church are shared with the congregation. These tools can help your congregation steward the financial gifts they have been given, while encouraging generous giving.
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This series of five webinars on the ministry of managing money was designed for treasurers and anyone interested in the congregation’s management of money. It covers
1) Finance Roles & Budgets in Congregations
2) Receiving & Receipting God’s Gifts
3) Sharing God’s Gifts through Congregational Expenditures
4) Reporting Finances (to the session and to the CRA [the T3010])
5) The PCC’s Statistical Report – For Clerks and Treasurers
PCC Statistical Report Webinar
This webinar focuses on completing the statistical and financial sections of The PCC Statistical Report. It covers when best to use the PDF form and the ins and outs of completing the online form, including how multiple people can work on the online form. It is divided into the demographic and financial sections.
Transform your church’s line-item budget into mission categories to show how gifts help accomplish your congregation’s vision.
Applying for Grants to Fund Ministry
This article will help your congregation navigate a grant application process. It includes information about how to prove the congregation is a legal entity eligible to receive a grant.
The Treasurer’s Handbook
Information about church budgets, paying church staff, charitable activities, government regulations, financial statements, software and more.
How to Set-up Legacy Funds and Endowments
Discover how your church can inspire generosity and support its ministry into the future.
Congregational Stewardship Statements
Learn how your congregation can create a document that provides practical guidelines for stewardship and financial giving based on sound biblical principles.
Learn about the national church fund and how it builds strong congregations, serves vulnerable people, walks with Indigenous people, seeks justice and shares God’s love around the world.
Saying Thank You
Research has shown that people will give 40% more if thanked and acknowledged. Discover ways to thank the people who give to God’s mission through your congregation.