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Celebrating Halloween during coronavirus

From Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I. This year, it has become especially difficult to navigate “business as usual” with the ever-present threat of COVID-19. Depending upon where you live, trick-or-treating might not be safe or even possible this year. There is an alternative that can give members of houses of worship a safe way to […]

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Employee burnout from COVID-19 on the rise, with 58% of U.S. workers reporting burnout

Arlington, Va., September 2, 2020 — National polling of the U.S. workforce indicates a majority of employees are burnt out (58 percent), up from 45 percent in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among employees who report burnout, 35 percent say it is attributable to COVID-19 circumstances, up from 25 percent in April. These findings […]

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Pushpay Announces ChurchStaq to Streamline Ministry Management

Pushpay, the leading payments and engagement provider to the US faith sector, today announces ChurchStaq™, an all-inclusive suite of end-to-end engagement solutions including a comprehensive church management system (ChMS), mobile app, donor management and giving solution, to help churches know, grow, and keep their people. Today, ChurchStaq™ combines Pushpay’s giving and app solutions with Church […]

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COVID-19 impact: short-term interruption or long-term disruption?

By John H. Wright Jr., MAI, and Martin H. Aaron, MAI, SRA The role that religion plays in the midst of this pandemic is a philosophical matter. However, the role that religious facilities play is a decidedly practical matter — particularly for church mortgage lenders. Before the pandemic, 36% of Americans attended religious services weekly, […]

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EPA report shows onsite renewable energy growth among worship facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released Commercial Buildings and Onsite Renewable Energy, a 15-page report summarizing data on the self-reported use of onsite renewable energy among a subset of U.S. commercial buildings. The information, including comparisons by building type, location and energy generated comes from the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® program, whose ENERGY STAR […]

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Who’s faring well? Relational resilience during COVID-19

(above) Trinity Western University in Canada By Bill Strom, PhD, Seven weeks after the World Health Organization’s announcement that COVID-19 was a pandemic, I was fortunate to gather information from 781 people living in varying degrees of social isolation, in an effort to discover who is most at risk as the pandemic continues, and how […]

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3 Tips for Streamlining Church Maintenance Operations

By Bryan Christiansen  Church maintenance management often comes with a two-fold challenge – having qualified staff to provide sufficient attention for each asset and providing funds to maintain the physical facilities over time. This unique dilemma exists mainly because a large majority of a church’s staff usually work part-time or are volunteers, and churches are […]

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Christian Community Credit Union Donates to International Ministries’ Beirut Blast Relief Effort

Christian Community Credit Union donated $10,000 to International Ministries’ (IM) relief effort in response to the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. IM has global servants serving in the area who can offer immediate help to those affected by the blast. The funds for the donation come from the Credit Union’s “Cards that Give to Missions” […]

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Custom Sound Designs welcomes a new Principal Consultant

Custom Sound Design Group, Inc. announced Greg Bacus will be joining as a Principal Consultant. According to CSD, Bacus is bringing a wealth of experience to the CSD team. He has spent more than 20 years working in America’s fastest-growing and most innovative multi-site churches, using his knowledge to expand their vision and fulfill their […]

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Bose Professional Introduces a 12-Week Giveaway for Worship Leaders

Bose Professional has announced its Bose Church Giveaway, beginning August 10 and running for 12 weeks, where church leaders can enter to win a weekly prize. Winners have a choice between a Bose S1 Pro multi-position portable PA or a pair of the new Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 UC. To enter for a chance to […]

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