Upcoming Webinars for Clergy and Church Finances

February 6, 2017

Financial Tips for Clergy: Take the Bite Out of Income Taxes! REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR DATE: Monday, February 13, 2017 TIME: 10:00am Central PRESENTER: Rev. Don Joiner, Certified Financial Planner & Rev. Ken Sloane 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 the Rev. Don Joiner, a certified financial planner, offers tips to clergy who are navigating the preparation of taxes and planning for a sound financial future.   The Church Audit: You Can Do This! REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR DATE: Thursday, March 9, 2017 TIME: 6:30pm Central PRESENTERKen Sloane, Director of Stewardship and Connectional Ministries Every congregation needs to do a church audit, but it doesn’t have to be a big expense or an insurmountable obstacle. There is a great Local Church Audit Guide, available free for United Methodist churches that will take you through it step by step. Going through the process builds confidence among you financial leaders and projects transparency to your donors. Join us as we explore the tools that can make this process easier than you thought.   Offering Electronic Giving: What Are You Waiting For? REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR DATE: Thursday, May 11, 2017 TIME: 6:30pm Central PRESENTERKen Sloane, Director of Stewardship and Connectional Ministries Electronic giving is not the future of charitable giving, it is the present reality. If your church is not offering this as an option for those who attend your church, you are missing out on generous giving. If there have been obstacles to making this option available to your church, we will talk about them in this webinar.    

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