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Sample fundraising policy for parishes considering non-parish or non-Catholic fundraising

Started by Peter Denio in Stewardship and Development Nov 26, 2014. 0 Replies

I developed the sample policy below at the request of a parish recently.  If you have ways to improve upon this or have alternative policies please share in this thread.The policy below considers a few key elements:The pastor is the ultimate…Continue

Tags: stewardship, fundraising

time and task managment for ministry

Started by Ted Furlow in Governance and Advisory Bodies. Last reply by Peter Denio Oct 17, 2014. 1 Reply

I am looking for a resource to teach time and task management in ministry to allow new diocesan employees and their supervisors, who have high energy but low management experience, to maximize the best use of their time.  This would include the…Continue

Policy and procedures for social media

Started by Mary Permoda in Community of Wisdom. Last reply by Fr Jarek Pachocki OMI Nov 17, 2014. 1 Reply

I am interested in seeing what parishes are doing in the area of policies and procedures for social media not only for staff but for ministry usage as well.  Anyone have anything in place?Thanks!Continue

Political Activities and IRS Church Tax Inquiries

Started by Brendan Wilson in Financial and Legal Aug 19, 2014. 0 Replies

In a June 27, 2014, letter to the Department of Justice, the Acting Director of IRS Exempt Organizations Examinations revealed three potentially significant developments with respect to IRS enforcement activity against churches.There is a…Continue

Tags: political, activities, 7611, DOJ, taxes


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