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Giving when options align with your emotions

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Dec 15, 2016 10:00:00 AM

I’ve wanted to make a donation three times in the past two weeks, but only succeeded once — and that was because the church offered online giving....

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How your church can participate in Giving Tuesday

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Nov 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

For the past four years, Giving Tuesday has followed the widely recognized post-Thanksgiving shopping days Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The day...

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A time to express thanks

Posted by Sally Grantham on Nov 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

This week, we welcome back Sally Grantham from partner ACS Technologies to the Vanco blog. Sally shares a mother’s thoughts on being thankful and...

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Could your church survive a downturn in giving?

Posted by Jim Kreller on Nov 10, 2016 2:00:00 PM

It’s a simple equation: When people have more, they’ll give more. So when the economy is good, charitable giving increases.

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Sharing your mission with your congregation

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Oct 27, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Many people give to their church because they want to make the world a better place to live. They want to know that their charitable giving is...

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Keeping the Stewardship Conversation Alive

Posted by Kevin Lee on Oct 20, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Voices on Stewardship was born out of conversations I had with clients, pastors and people at my own church – more folks than I would have...

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Growing your ministry starts with a strategic plan

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Oct 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Fewer people attend church and giving to churches isn’t keeping up with the overall growth in charitable giving. That’s why it’s so important for...

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Faithpoint UMC drives online giving to 70%

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Sep 15, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Faithpoint United Methodist Church is proud of its e-Giving success, and rightfully so. Almost three-fourths of its members give online and its...

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Ask your members for 5 minutes to build a stronger ministry

Posted by Jim Kreller on Sep 1, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Asking your congregation for just 5 minutes of their time can help you create a more powerful, better-supported ministry. That’s all the time...

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Need to reach more givers? Try a mobile app

Posted by Jim Kreller on Aug 19, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Churchgoers feel a need to give to their churches. When we surveyed more than 1,000 of them, they told us they donated for reasons that encompass...

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