5 Reasons Why Staff Shouldn’t Share the Same Email Address

When you share an email address, confusing things can happen among small and large church staffs alike. While we often think the easiest thing to do is just keep one single email address that everyone can access, it’s not the smartest — here’s why.

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Does Your Parish Know About Grants?

If you haven’t yet discovered, grants are a great resource to tap into. The key is locating ones that your parish qualifies for, and then writing a formal and complete proposal. Here are some things to keep in mind as you consider your grant options.

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The Importance of Password Management

These days, keeping your financial information and that of your parishioners safe is as important as ever. To keep the door to our financial information secure, we need to make sure our passwords are safe. Here are four common issues and how to solve them.

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The Changing Roles of Ushers & Parish Volunteers

You need to do everything in your control to keep your parishioners safe so they can come back to worship. In order to do this, church leaders need to assemble a team of volunteers to tackle the many tasks associated with it.

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Re-imagining Advent in a Pandemic

With the season marking the start of the new liturgical year, it’s time for the spirit of creativity to take hold in your plans. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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5 Virtual Fundraising Ideas

We all know that our normal way of operating our parishes has dramatically changed because of the coronavirus pandemic. In order to meet your fundraising goals, you’ll need to adapt – here are some ideas to get you started.

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4 End-of-Year Donation Appeal Templates

As we prepare to close the books on 2020, now is the perfect time to start planning your end of year donation requests. Here are four ready-to-use templates to utilize in your own end of year donation push.

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Despite Economic Hardship, LPi Expands by Acquiring C&M Publications

LPi is excited to announce the acquisition of C&M Publications, a 31-year full-service printing company located in Riverside, California. Despite the global pandemic that has stopped the growth of so many essential businesses, LPi’s acquisition of C&M Publications is testimony to their dedication to growth and being a single source provider of print, digital, and service solutions. The company is ready to add more parishes to their growing “family of faith” as they strive to cultivate more vibrant communities.

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52 Sundays Brings Families Closer to Christ

Although Sunday has long since been a day designated to God, it rarely is. The Archdiocese of Detroit is trying to change that with its family resource, “52 Sundays.” It includes reflections on saints, a prayer activity, and a recipe for each week.

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4 Steps for GivingTuesday in a Pandemic

Because of the virtual shift in everyday life as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, any charitable efforts will likely be electronic in nature. So how can your parish participate in the global philanthropic event GivingTuesday, and how is donor behavior changing?

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The Flip Side of DIY

In order to reach members of our faith community through the static of everyday demands, we need to consider doing the work for them — here’s how.

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Respond with Love

Do you remember a time when you spent much time or money on a surprise or gift for someone else and they failed to appreciate it? We do open ourselves up to disappointment if our expectations do not match the response.

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