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How much of your income is subject to apportionment for the Parochial Report

How much of your income is subject to apportionmen...

The Parochial Report asks for the amount of your church's income which is subject to Apportionment, in Box A of ...
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Parochial Reports

Parochial Reports

Each year our churches are required to file their annual Parochial Report forms with both the national church and with the Diocesan offices ...
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Congregational Development Grants

Congregational Development Grants

The Congregational Development Commission (CDC) awards grants to our congregations, using the income from endowments designated to support the development ...
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Project Resources

Project Resources

Project Resource is a teaching and resource movement that assists philanthropy and raises funds needed in God’s mission. If the ...
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Come and see. Go and be.

The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.” Philip found Nathanael ...
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Help Raise Funds for Episcopal Charities

Episcopal Charities was founded in 1952 with the desire and sense of responsibility to help those in need, and this ...
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Apply for an Episcopal Charities Grant

Apply for an Episcopal Charities Grant

Congregations as well as agencies may apply for grants to do outreach activities by or hosted the church or by ...
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Lease and License Agreements

Lease and License Agreements

Leases and License Agreements are legal agreements between a church and an outside group that uses all or part of a church’s facility ...
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Pledge Campaigns

Pledge Campaigns

The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS)  sets an annual theme that has templates for letters, pledge cards, and other resources.  ...
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Revolving Loans

Revolving Loans

The Revolving Loan Fund was created to aid Parishes and Missions to support building improvements, information technology, and communication projects. Applications ...
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Donating Stock and Securities

Donating Stock and Securities

The Diocese cannot carry out its many ministries without the generous gifts of supporters both past and present. One way ...
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Grants

Grants

Grants are available from the diocese, our denomination and its affiliated groups and from sources around the state. This list ...
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Ways to Make a Planned Gift

Ways to Make a Planned Gift

The Episcopal Church Foundation has prepared a list of ways you can give to your church, the diocese or one ...
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Thrift Shop Ministry

Thrift Shop Ministry

Several Episcopal churches in the diocese have thrift shops. While there are different purposes and audiences for these shops, they ...
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Thrivent Loans & Grants

Thrivent Loans & Grants

Church Loans Thrivent Church Financing lends exclusively to Christian churches and organizations with a goal of helping them grow their ministries and ...
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Episcopal Church Women

Episcopal Church Women

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) is an organization within the Episcopal Church that “empowers women to do Christ’s ministry in ...
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Church Periodical Club

Church Periodical Club

The ministry of the Church Periodical Club (CPC) is to provide books, magazines, tapes, videos and computer programs free to ...
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Two churches share bulletins & website

Two churches share bulletins & website

Collaborative communications creates efficiency and builds confidence for two small churches by Dave Seifert Worship bulletins, websites, newsletters and formation ...
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Capital Campaigns

Capital Campaigns

A sizable campaign will probably need a consultant. Confer with the Diocese or other churches to locate consultants. Episcopal Church ...
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Making a gift from your IRA

Making a gift from your IRA

If you are 70½ years of age or older and have an IRA you may be able to direct tax‐free lifetime ...
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Third-Party Fundraisers

Third-Party Fundraisers

Third-party fundraising is a way you can raise funds for a cause with very little work on your part. It ...
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Guide to Good Yard Sales

Guide to Good Yard Sales

Yard Sales, whether on the church lawn or parish hall, can accomplish several things at the same time. They are, ...
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Donut Fundraiser

Donut Fundraiser

A few years ago, it was cupcakes with little shops popping up everywhere. Today, cupcakes are passé and the new ...
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Sustainable Church

Sustainable Church

The rising costs of staff combined with declining memberships and, in many cases, buildings requiring increased capital investment are impacting ...
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Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Episcopal Church Foundation Vital Practices has many resources on planned giving Thrivent Financial provides workshops on a variety of topics; they also provide ...
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Diocesan Trust Fund (DIT)

Diocesan Trust Fund (DIT)

The Diocesan Investment Trust (the 'DIT') is an investment trust fund that is managed by US Trust and overseen by a ...
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Count Your Blessings

Count Your Blessings

Thanksgiving is a time when many people pause, often just before digging into Thanksgiving dinner, to count their blessings. This ...
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Silent Auction Fundraiser

Silent Auction Fundraiser

Silent Auction Fundraiser One of the easiest ways to raise money for your church is to hold a silent auction, ...
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Harry Potter and the church pledge drive

Harry Potter and the church pledge drive

Good idea: by Dave Seifert Harry Potter is coming to church in Cumberland. The popular books and movies, celebrating their ...
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