Looking Ahead Webinar Series

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FREE WEBINAR SERIES – Looking Ahead: Helping Your Ministry Thrive in the New Normal

Understanding The Emotional Impact of Social Distancing
May 12, 2020 at 1 pm EST

It won’t come as a surprise to anyone that social distancing heightens feelings of isolation and loneliness. But what effect has the last several months of self-quarantining had on people, and what does it mean for your ministry? Sociologist Dr. Josh Packard from Springtide Research Institute will share his findings on loneliness as well as provide opportunities for your ministry to respond to people’s innate desire to belong.


Developing A Phased-In Approach For Your Ministry
May 19, 2020 at 1 pm EST

Most experts would agree that returning to some level of normalcy will not occur overnight. It’s going to be a process requiring thoughtful consideration, sound legal advice, and a lot of flexibility. Hear from Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company attorney, Joshua Lederman as he responds to the most common questions their legal assistance team has received regarding re-opening and resuming services.


What Impact Will The Economy Have On Giving?
May 26, 2020 at 1 pm EST

With over 30 million Americans filing for unemployment, and 30% of church households reporting lost income, ministries are left wondering what effect the downturn in the economy will have on current and future giving. According to the State of the PlateNationwide Poll, 65 percent of churches are reporting declines in their offering. Have we hit the bottom or will it get worse before it gets better? Brian Kluth, the Publisher of State of the Plate will share his research findings and offer advice on how to overcome these financial challenges.


Attracting Families And Volunteers Back To Your Ministry
June 2, 2020 at 1 pm EST

Families and volunteers are an important part of any thriving ministry. Attracting them back into our faith communities is an essential and necessary step in the recovery process. But will they come back? And if they do, how can we meet their needs? Hear from ministry experts Thom Schultz, the president and founder of Group Publishing and Greg Squires, the president of the Parable Group as they share their unique insights and practical next steps for your ministry.