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Governance

Administration, denominations, boards, polity, mandatory policies

Q&A: When Board Members Resign

Q&A: When Board Members Resign Member access only

What should we do when board members want to resign before their term is over?
Board Monitoring of Church Finances: What to Do—and When

Board Monitoring of Church Finances: What to Do—and When Member access only

A step-by-step guide for meetings.
Q&A: Editing Bylaws

Q&A: Editing Bylaws Member access only

Can we correct grammatical errors without calling a meeting to amend our bylaws?
On-Demand Webinar: Should My Church Consider a Merger Right Now?

On-Demand Webinar: Should My Church Consider a Merger Right Now? Member access only

The critical information church leaders should know if they are thinking about a merger.
Church Mergers: When, Why, and How
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Church Mergers: When, Why, and How

From consideration to final steps, let the experts guide you each step of the way.
Is a Merger the Right Next Step for Your Church?
Part 1 of 4

Is a Merger the Right Next Step for Your Church? Member access only

A primer on how to do it right.
Finalizing a Merger
Part 4 of 4

Finalizing a Merger Member access only

Moving through the final stages of merging churches—and other options if a merger is not right for you.
The Documents Needed for a Successful Church Merger
Part 2 of 4

The Documents Needed for a Successful Church Merger Member access only

Be sure you collect all the needed paperwork to keep the process moving forward.
Deciding Factors for a Sound Merger
Part 3 of 4

Deciding Factors for a Sound Merger Member access only

Picking the right leaders to decide vision, name, location, staffing—and more.
Getting Meetings Right
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Getting Meetings Right

Online or in-person, understand what churches need to know to conduct legally sound meetings.
Adding Emergency Provisions to Your Bylaws

Adding Emergency Provisions to Your Bylaws Member access only

How adopting these provisions allows for legally sound virtual meetings.
Board Member Checklist

Board Member Checklist

Nine questions to help you understand your role and responsibilities.

Lead your ministry with confidence.

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