There are two primary ways to raise funds to build a church. The first is a church fundraiser: offering things such as bake sales, chicken or spaghetti dinners, concerts and other events. However, the amount of money churches raise in this fashion is a small fraction of what they could have raised in a the second way. […]
From a Capital Campaign Chairperson in CA
The Weed Berean Church was blessed by the Lord with wonderful results in its Capital Campaign – we exceeded our campaign goals!
Having never done a Capital Campaign before it was critical to have professional consultation in order to conduct a successful campaign.
How Long Does a Church Capital Campaign Take? In most cases, the “perfect world” church capital campaign timeline (for all but the small church capital campaign) from beginning of preparation and planning until commitment Sunday, is at least five to six months. This period is used for organizing, recruiting, training, doing all the background preparation, and […]
There are two things that most churches don’t seem to have an abundance of; people to do the work and the money to fund the ministry. Properly done, the development of a culture of generosity can solve both of these issues. That is because each of the issues of giving of time, gifting, and money flow originate in the same place – the heart. If we can address the heart and help everyone recognize their calling and gifting for good works, generosity will flow.
Over the months of preparation and execution of a church capital campaign, there are many things churches do to hinder the spiritual and financial results of their campaigns. This list is not exhaustive, as churches can be very creative in sidestepping best practices, but presented here for your edification is a list of 40 common […]