Did you know 12% of all annual giving occurs on the last three days in December? Some church donors cut it down to the wire because it’s a busy time of year. Many that give consistently enjoy making additional one-time gifts around the holidays.
There’s nothing like starting with a fresh slate to begin yearly planning for your church! With 2017 behind us, and January just revving up, now is the ideal time to focus on what’s ahead. Even with a lot on your plate this month, don’t push planning to the bottom of the list. Yearly planning is essential for growth, development, & increasing giving in 2018.
With the new year comes new opportunities, new hopes, and new endeavors. That fresh-start feeling leads you to make goals for yourself for the coming year and provides an opportunity for growth. However, that feeling shouldn’t stop with your personal goals; it should also carry over into the vision you have for your church. By using that new year optimism and implementing these 5 resolutions, your church’s 2017 strategy will begin to come together more quickly and more clearly than ever. Plus, you may even have fun doing it!