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7/12/18 10:01 AM

20 Church Capital Campaign Slogans & Logos

Communication is a huge part of running a successful church capital campaign. You may have the most beautiful mission and vision for your parish, but if no one knows what that vision is, you'll fall flat on your face trying to raise funds to support it. Here are 20 slogans and their logos that our graphics team designed to inspire and communicate what our clients were hoping to accomplish with their capital campaign projects. I hope what you find below gets your creative juices pumping!

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7/6/18 12:00 PM

Take These 4 Steps Before a Church Capital Campaign

We do capital campaigns, but those represent only one aspect of successful church strategic planning. There is a whole process to growing your church and getting ready for a capital campaign. If you're thinking you might need some fundraising we advocate embracing these 4 strategies to get ready.

 

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6/20/18 5:17 PM

Why You Need 6 Months to Plan An Annual Campaign

We published our new annual campaign kit, Hope Grows Here, last month and we got a few funny looks. Most churches do an annual campaign in the fall, and so it seemed early to be posting materials. But it's not! A well-run, thoughtful campaign will take you 5-6 months at a steady pace (or at least 3 if you're sprinting).

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6/14/18 4:06 PM

7 Tips for Hiring A Church Capital Campaign Consultant

After praying, developing a long-range plan, defining the vision, securing a financial forecast and a master plan, and completing a feasibility study, your church is now ready for a capital campaign. You've looked at how much work it's going to take and agreed you need to bring in a professional for this one. Now the question is, "Who should we hire?"

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5/15/18 2:15 PM

The 7 Steps of a Successful Stewardship-based Capital Campaign

Not all capital campaigns are created equal. When working in the church, it takes a different approach from the secular world and a spiritual understanding of the effort. Follow the steps below and you're on the track for success.

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4/3/18 3:20 PM

On Tithing: How Many Churchgoers Tithe?

While I’ve said before that facts are friendly, sometimes they aren’t pretty. When it comes to what percentage of churchgoers tithe (or give at least 10% of their income to charity), the latter definitely applies.

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3/6/18 9:18 AM

What Does Stewardship Mean?

Whenever I hold a workshop, one of the points I often make is that stewardship is not fundraising. Fundraising is asking for a donation, a secular approach, whereas stewardship is the spiritual way. In stewardship, we facilitate the discovery of God’s blessings and the prayerful development of how to share those blessings.

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2/6/18 8:39 AM

How Many People Skip Volunteering?

With the correlation between volunteerism and generosity, Church Development looks at just how many people are offering up their time.

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1/2/18 3:44 PM

Church Giving and the New Tax Law: Your Stewardship Might Take a Hit

The new tax law passed by Congress and signed by the president in December may affect church donations.

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