News You Can Use- February 2016

February 18, 2016

NEWSWebinar “Financial Tips for Clergy: Take the Bite Out of Income Taxes” REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR DATE: Monday, February 22, 2016 TIME: 10:30 am Central Standard Time PRESENTERS: Ken Sloane and Rev. Don Joiner Clergy face some unique challenges when it comes to things like social security payments, estimated tax payments, housing allowances or exclusions, and reimbursed expenses. It is important to know the rules, but also the way to minimize the impact of your tax liability. Not every tax preparer understands the unique situation of clergy, and finding one who does can save you substantially in money and aggravation. Join us as Rev. Don Joiner, Certified Financial Planner offers tips to clergy who are navigating the preparation of taxes and planning for a sound financial future.

Podcast: ?Get your spirit in shape’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. ( – “Get Your Spirit in Shape” is a free, 30-minute, monthly podcast from United Methodist Communications featuring conversations with leaders, authors and others who offer spiritual nutrition and exercises for our everyday lives. In the first episode, J. Brent Bill, author of “Life Lessons from a Bad Quaker,” discusses how we strive to deepen our spiritual lives. Listen to podcast
Take the daily Lent-Easter quiz NASHVILLE, Tenn. ( —The term Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word lencten. Do you know what that means? Now until Good Friday, you can check each weekday for a new question from to help you learn about the season. Take the quiz