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Five steps to conducting a spirit-led capital campaign for your Christian church

By Fellowship Insights

Launching a capital campaign for your Christian church is a significant endeavor that requires spiritual grounding and strategic planning. A spirit-led capital campaign seeks not only to raise funds but to deepen the faith and commitment of the church community. This guide outlines five essential steps to ensure your campaign is aligned with God’s will and purpose, from the foundation of prayer to the continuous reporting of impact. By focusing on prayer, listening to the congregation, inviting stewardship, expressing gratitude and maintaining transparency, your church can successfully conduct a spirit-led capital campaign that glorifies God and strengthens its mission. Prayer:…

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2024 Christian fundraising trends to watch

By Fellowship Insights

With inflation returning to normal levels, 2024 promises to be a great year for fundraising, especially for Christian churches, schools and nonprofits. Here are four Christian fundraising trends to watch in 2024: Renew your commitment to stewardship: At Fellowship Development, stewardship is at the heart of what we do. Our onsite, full-service approach works best when filtered through a Christo-centric, stewardship-focused lens. Stewardship is more than cultivating a culture of financial giving; it means creating the avenues that allow all to share from the many ways that God gives abundantly. In our 26 years as a firm, we’ve found that…

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Inspiring stewardship

By Fellowship Insights

For Fellowship Development, stewardship is the key to fundraising success. A capital campaign that only raises funds is not a fully successful effort, even if it hits goal. Our aim, with every campaign we run, is to inspire stewardship in the supporters of our partners. We hope that they grow into a deeper relationship with God, the Christian Church and your organization’s specific mission through stewardship. Inspiring stewardship is a tenet of the work that we do. We view campaigns as a ministry, an opportunity to build the kingdom and serve communities across the country through stewardship, fundraising and development….

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