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Encouraging Estate Gifts in Your Church

Encouraging Estate Gifts in Your Church Subscriber access only

Ways to effectively—and legally—promote this form of giving.
Creating Sexual Harassment Policies for Church Workplaces

Creating Sexual Harassment Policies for Church Workplaces Subscriber access only

The growing numbers of allegations highlight the need for appropriate responses.
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  • Board & Governance
    Administration, denominations, boards, polity, mandatory policies
  • Clergy
    Key rights and potential liabilities for ordained religious leaders; counseling, penitent privilege
  • Employment
    Hiring, termination, compensation and benefit law, discrimination, privacy, minimum wage, overtime, payday laws, workers’ compensation, worker classification
  • Property
    Zoning, building codes, ownership, copyright, intellectual property
  • Religious Freedom
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Understanding Wage and Hour Laws

Understanding Wage and Hour Laws Subscriber access only

Learn about the Fair Labor Standards Act and how it applies to churches.
Church Fundraising Campaigns

Church Fundraising Campaigns Subscriber access only

Discover tips on raising and borrowing money.