Another practical resource to help people to know what’s going on in church. This explains the offertory/collection and who it’s for, because some people don’t know what it’s all about.
Introducing a very simple idea for your church, that includes everybody, takes away awkwardness, puts God at the centre, and highlights the importance of living generously in ALL ways.
This is another brilliant and helpful example of a talk delivered by a treasurer, which was very well received.
What to say to a church when you’re the treasurer and you need to present the finances.
This article might be a little provocative, but then, if we only wrote/read about that with which we agree, would we continue to grow? I hope this will at least stimulate debate, even if it falls short of direct suggestions or wisdom!
It was a Wednesday evening in a made up parish, and Rev. John, a fictional Vicar was sitting in his local pub (this pub is also entirely imaginary). Rev. John rarely got to his local, because his evenings were usually taken up with PCC meetings, Deanery meetings, Mission meetings, Baptism meetings, Wedding meetings, Funeral meetings […]
A lot happens in church that goes completely over my head. When I started attending a couple of years ago I was amazed at how strange it all was. Interesting rituals were taking place that everybody but me seemed to understand. I became a Christian in Afghanistan and for my first 9 months I worshipped […]