Easter weekend is over. You now have time to take a breath. It’s also important to spend some time as a team debriefing and reviewing how Easter went.
Should you purposely try to fill the position from inside or should your purposely go outside your congregation? Does it really matter? There are advantages and disadvantages to both.
Easter may be one of the busiest times of the year for your church. It’s an opportunity to reach new people and invigorate those who are already a part of your community...
This week the CRC launched a new experiment in crowdfunding. Is this the way we should do denominational publishing?
Talking to your congregation could be considered internal communications, while speaking to potential visitors and your community might be external.
Churches are encouraged to use legal counsel for creating bylaws but this sample may be a great place to start.
Normally youth ministry staff are paid based on the hours they work planning youth activities. What are guidelines for compensation when they are with the youth 24 hrs per day?
Our Bylaws are out of date and a mess. Are there examples/samples, guides for CRCNA Bylaws (not articles of incorporation)?
Building and maintaining a good website is a struggle for many churches. Here are some of the most common roadblocks you can remove to give your website a better chance.
What guidelines have you used when you paid for expenses for moving a minister? Here are some suggestions regarding move estimates, packing, and travel expenses for starting that conversation.
We’re into Advent, which means for many churches the Christmas plan is starting to roll. For church staffers, it’s been Christmas since July. Planning the season starts early...
We are researching payroll software for our church. We are looking for something affordable (preferably under $100) to handle payroll for up to 5 employees and our minister...
As December quickly approaches, many churches are well into finalizing their Christmas plans. Whether you’re finishing up your plans, or getting a late start, here are a few areas to consider.
Communications issues often evolve into conversations about the vision of the church or what programs are working. Here are a few ideas for how you can strengthen the communications work you’re doing.
This annually published book provides invaluable information for managing the business side of a church.
This annual publication provides up to date tax information specifically for ministers.
The Canadian Council of Christian Charities provides significant and helpful information to their members on issues related to charities.
Canada Revenue Agency site for helpful information on charities and giving.
Internal Revenue Service website for charities and religious organizations.
This sample Church Administrator job description may serve as a sample for larger churches and provide understanding of tasks that need to be covered by volunteers in a smaller church.
Here is a list of resources for churches to use to become compliant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Although the target audience is for those living in Ontario, there are many helpful hints for all churches!
This form is used by a church for applications for assistance.
The procedure for handling benevolence requests from non-members.
If you would like more information regarding Funds or financial inquiries, please click on the following link for contact information for the CRC Extension Fund.
The following policy provides guidelines for safe travel during ministry use.