This Easter season, here are ways to engage the wider community when your church enjoys a period of high visibility. Proclaim the joyful news of our Resurrected Lord on the most important holiday weekend of the spring season.
Many parishes and church organizations need fundraisers but worry about how people may respond to them reaching out for additional assistance. Here are some innovative, delightful, easy, with great profit-potential, ways to raise funds for your parish.
You’ve probably noticed signs of stress and fatigue as your staff continues to navigate ever-evolving information and protocols, all while maintaining their regular tasks and responsibilities. Here are a few ideas to help safeguard your staff from burnout.
Generational differences shape our worldview, and we bring those characteristics with us to church. So, when building an effective parish volunteer base, it’s important to take note of the different experiences and priorities inherent in each generational experience.
While the winter season may seem bleak, this lull is also an opportunity of growth for you and your community. Your intentionality in the next few weeks can lead to a stronger parish in the future. So, lean in a little. Use the time to regroup, refocus, and move boldly!
As churches start to open their doors to the community, ways to tune-in virtually are slowly declining — but should they? From Sunday Mass to all-parish events, here are some valuable points to keeping livestream going at your church.
Even though our churches are back to celebrating Mass in public, there are still some parishioners who are hesitant to come back for a variety of reasons. Church leaders need to reach out, quell fears, and remind them what they’re missing: the Eucharist.
Does your parish have a school? If so, it’s likely that a lot of families are only showing up during the week for Mass — meaning that both your parish community and the school families themselves are missing out on Sunday morning.
The pandemic and the “new normal” it brings has been a trial for all of us. Let’s use this moment to create a connection with our parishioners, to walk alongside them, ready to help them hear the voice of God as, together, we face whatever the future holds.
Not only do young families bring a vibrancy to parish life, but they represent the future of the faith. Is your parish looking for ways to energize existing member families and attract new ones? Here are some ideas that can jump-start your engagement with this important demographic.
With so much to do and so little time to devote, keeping your parish office organized and up to date can be a struggle. But with a few simple tips, and easy-to-use office platforms, you can transform any chaotic office into a streamlined operation.