Our church is looking at its child protection policies and are at the point where we could likely do all of our training in house. How do we know our training will be sufficient for insurance companies?
I work as the administrator at Friendship Community Church in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Our church belongs to a church coalition in our neighbourhood. Is it permissible to allot employee hours from our church to manage the coalition's bookkeeping?
What Is the Best Way to Keep up to Date With Administration Requirements for Churches and Charities?
As a new church administrator, I'd like to ensure that I'm up to date on possible changes to Canadian legislation related to CRA, insurance, AODA, employment standards, etc. Any ideas?
What Books or Web Resources Are Recommended for Persons Working With Canadian Church Budgets and Finances?
I am going to be working on the processes involved in our church's finances. Does anyone have any resources (Internet, books) that they recommend? I'm from a Canadian church.
As an introvert with a high need for expression I am an oddball in church. I thrive on teaching and big groups don't bother me. Because I am passionate in the pulpit people are disappointed with...posted on: Introverts in the Church
Hi Eric...I am having trouble with the link you have provided. Could you check it for me?
Oops, I'm sorry I missed part of your question. Former VBS participants should be treated like any other adult volunteer. Sadly it cannot be assumed that younger children are safe with teens. I...posted on: Background Checks for VBS Volunteers?
I have been in a ministry where we did allow some volunteers limited duties without the full police check - ONLY if they are never left alone with children and are under the direction of fully...posted on: Background Checks for VBS Volunteers?
Fantastic idea for those churches that have some suitable land. People are turning more towards scattering and natural burial. I'm not sure how many congregations are ready to have these...posted on: The Return of the Church Cemetery
I am repairing some Bibles using white glue following some instructions on the web. Depending on the value of the books (monetary or sentimental) it may be more expensive to have them...posted on: Hard Cover Book Repair Ideas?
Thank-you Terry! My board was wondering if we could sign up for CCCC via the denomination but I suspected we would need to get our own registration. I have found them essential when I was...
Thanks so much Dick. Hamilton Classis has a lot of information that will help me.
I have to remember how far reaching the Network is for future questions!
Thanks! I can't believe 3 years later I am looking for the same resources again :) If anyone else is interested the group is now called Compass and their website is under review at the moment. ...
I've only been around church life for about 9 years so I still find myself stumbling over culture. What I mean is when I talk to a church planter I sense that we use language...