Your Denomination/Association/Network is invited to participate in 1, 2 or all 3 of the following Lilly Endowment NAE grant-funded programs that will help you serve your pastors, leaders and churches “for such a time as this” and provide them with “good seed in the barn” for these challenging times.
The Bless Your Pastor movement is a grant-funded “July through October” nationwide campaign to equip church boards and congregations to creatively show and share God’s love for their pastor and staff year-round, but especially during October Pastor Appreciation Month. You will be able to provide your churches Easy as 1-2-3 to Bless Your Pastor materials. Senior pastors of participating churches will receive a $250 Amazon gift card. Promotional materials are available for your communications staff and a custom BlessYourPastor.org link with your logo and greeting is available upon request.
The Financial Health for All program allows you to freely provide cutting-edge, best practices, grant-funded online training for pastors, church boards and congregations. You will receive your own custom NAEfinancialhealth.org URL with your logo and video greeting.
Three training options are available for pastors/spouses to improve their personal financial health:
- Bless Your Finances Video and Handout
- God Is Your Provider 6-Session Course (w/$100 Amazon Gift Card for Pastors)
- Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Online Cohort for Pastor Couples
Church Generosity for Church Leaders
These are the available online best practices training for church boards/leaders and pastors to ignite greater generosity in their congregation:
- Bless Your Pastor (with $250 gift card for the pastor)
- Bless Your Church Legacy Bequests
- 40 Day Generous Life devotional for churchwide use
Church Generosity 6-Session Course (w/$200 Amazon Gift Card for Pastors)
The Financial Help for Some program allows current or future denominations, associations or network NAE members to request tens of thousands of dollars in matching grant funds to provide Financial Assistance grants to pastors for any of the following:
COVID-19 One-Time Salary Subsidy
Outstanding medical bills
Your grant information will be added to your co-branded Financial Health webpage (www.NAEfinancialhealth.org/sample). The NAE will also assist you in creating your customized grant programs/online application/training requirements.
Interested in learning more or taking the next step?
Contact: BRIAN KLUTH, NAE Financial Health & Bless Your Pastor Spokesperson
Email: [email protected] Cell: 719.930.4000