Chris McAdams, the co-founder of C&M Publications, a 31-year full-service printing company located in Riverside, California, passed away August 3, 2021 at the age of 66.
“We are deeply saddened by the news of Chris’ passing. He and his wife Magda are amazing people who worked tirelessly in their business to help parishes flourish,” said Joe Luedtke, LPi CEO. “LPi keeps the McAdams family in our thoughts and prayers.”
LPi has made the strategic decision to sell our online donation and donor management platforms to allow us to focus more on our communication roots. WeShare and WeGather have been sold to Ministry Brands, the leading provider of SaaS platforms for faith-based organizations.
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.
In response to the ongoing needs of churches and the generous parishioners they serve, LPi is excited to announce a new partnership with Catholic music publisher, WORSHIPNOW. LPi’s online giving platform, WeShare, is now fully integrated with WORSHIPNOW’s new Pew Edition App.
This free app for parishioners will unlock 24/7 access to all of Mass prayers, readings, 300+ songs, a personal journal and LPi’s fully integrated giving feature.
LPi announced today that WeShare, their online giving platform, has surpassed, for the first time, $1 billion in processed online donations. According to Joe Luedtke, LPi’s CEO, it’s all thanks to the rigorous support of the church members and non-profit supporters who utilize it.
WeGather’s Volunteer Scheduler provides an improved and flexible volunteer user experience. Volunteers can select their preferred volunteer times and events allowing organizations visibility into volunteer capacity for planning and a smooth execution of all events.
What is Everyday Stewardship? About 40 parishioners, priests, and parish and diocesan staff members attended a day of focused learning on stewardship, presented by Tracy Earl Welliver, to learn just that at St. Francis of Assisi, Grapevine on October 17.
LPi is thrilled to announce that they have become an official sponsor of The Amazing Parish, a one-of-a-kind conference designed for pastors and their leadership teams with a goal of helping the group discover ways to grow their parish leadership practices.
LPi is excited to announce the acquisition of Catholic Printery, a 35-year-old bulletin printing company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The decision to acquire Catholic Printery came as a result of the retirement of Kieth Sterling, president of Catholic Printery.
LPi has unveiled an update to its WeShare admin platform for current and future customers. This update boasts enhanced functionality, and provides new and efficient features to continue to make online giving an effortless process for all users.
LPi is pleased to announce that it has launched a new, multiple organization data sharing feature for WeGather: a fully integrated, Church Management & Parish Community Builder, cloud-based software solution built for the Catholic Church.
Since implementation of the WeShare Engagement Campaign this year, participating parishes have seen on average an increase of 12% in parishioner online giving — and that number continues to rise!