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    Effective campaigns build community. A strong community is a giving community.
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15 Dec. 2017 Posted by Denis Greene in Church Capital Campaigns

The 7 Steps of a Successful Stewardship-Based Capital Campaign

We find that many churches rush into a capital campaign before the time is right. Let us show you the seven steps you should go through to ensure your church has a successful capital campaign experience.

2 Dec. 2017 Posted by Denis Greene in Stewardship

End of Year Letter

The three highest giving months for churches are January, May and December, and yes, tax season plays a factor in each. 

With this in mind, we recommend you send out an end-of-year ask letter to your congregation. As 25% of charitable donations are made in the month of December, and January is also a top giving month, an end-of-year ask letter is key to engaging consistent and irregular attendees of your church.

There's just one problem: Many people don't read what's in front of them!