CONGREGATION AND NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION (FT-2539)
(09/07/2021-12/17/2021)

Course Memo

Organization and administration can propel a congregation or non-profit organization thrive or wither. This course equips ministers and other religious leaders to provide effective and informed leadership in collaboration with staff and volunteers. Topics include fundraising and stewardship, budgeting and financial statements, recruiting and working with staff and volunteers, organizational systems and le ading for growth and change, governance models, facilities and safety, and time management. Format includes lectures, discussion of readings, in-class exercises, guest speakers, and integrative papers. Residential hybrid. Geared to MDiv, MA/MASC, DMin students. 15 max enrollment. Faculty consent required. Priority to SKSM students. Relates to SKSM thresholds 1 and MFC competency 5. [Faculty Consent required; max enrollment 15]