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A Church's Guide on How to Manage Increased Generosity with Giving Tuesday

Posted by Amy Mundo

It seems Christmas gifts and decorations start showing up on shelves sooner every year. As quickly as September rolls around, so do the holiday adornments. And as much as we all want to focus on the true meaning of the season, it’s still challenging...

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Topics: Giving, Generosity, online giving, Fundraising, Designated Giving, Strategies for the Church, Christmas

How to Turn First-Time Attendees into Lifetime Givers

Posted by Ekklesia 360 Team

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Topics: Giving, online giving

Why It Pays to Have Secure Online Giving

Posted by Ekklesia 360 Team

Almost every church leader now understands the importance of an online giving option that church members can use to give their support. But not all giving options are created equal, and churches – especially growing congregations – need more than just...

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Topics: Giving, online giving

5 Best Practices to Inspire Generosity with Year-End Giving

Posted by Ekklesia 360 Team

 

As the year comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to inspire generosity in your church and finish strong towards your year-end giving goals for 2020. 30% of annual giving happens in December alone, and 10% of giving happens in the final 3 days of...

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Topics: Giving

4 Ways to Boost Recurring Giving In Your Church

Posted by Ekklesia 360 Team

Over the course of the year, due to COVID-19 and the inability for congregations to meet regularly, thousands of churches across the country have now bought into the idea of recurring giving. This has enabled churches to take convenient giving a step...

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Topics: Giving

Our gifts to you: 5 Powerful Church Software Integrations

Posted by Ekklesia 360 Team

As a church communicator, you wear many hats, take on many roles, and have a variety of tools in your metaphorical tool belt. These tools range from the people on your team to the software that you use. However, when it comes to software, it’s...

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Topics: Best Practices, Giving, Church Management Software, Featured

6 Tips for Giving Tuesday

Posted by Ekklesia 360 Team

This time of year, it’s hard to turn on the TV, scroll through your social media feed, or even drive down the road without being inundated with advertisements of things that you “need.” In a season of consumerism, what can you do to help your church...

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Topics: Best Practices, Giving, Ministry Insight

How to Get Your Church Excited About Online Giving

Posted by Samantha Decker

 

Do you dread talking about money in your church? If so, you’re not alone! Sometimes it seems like talking about giving is a burden––it can feel like you’re guilting your church, or manipulating them. There’s just something hard about asking people...

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Topics: Giving, Strategy, Ministry Insight, Featured

How to Master the End-of-Year Church Giving Push

Posted by Samantha Decker

If you have ever wondered why end-of-the-year giving is such a big deal, consider the fact that over 28% of nonprofit organizations raise between 26 to 50% of their annual funds from their year-end ask. Not only that, but 30% of all charitable...

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Topics: Best Practices, Giving

How to Set Up Online Giving on Your Church Website

Posted by Samantha Decker

 

"Give to him who asks of you, and do not turn away from him who wants to borrow from you.”- Matthew 5:42

As members of a church, we understand how important it is to tithe. The gratitude we feel for all that God has blessed us with spills over into...

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Topics: Best Practices, Giving, Strategy, Featured