Is your ministry looking to fill support positions? A clear and complete job description will help you attract qualified potential candidates. UMC Support’s experienced Human Resources team has developed this worksheet to help you identify your ideal candidate.
Tax Day is quickly approaching. Whether you’re preparing your own taxes using software like TurboTax or are working with a tax preparer, most clergy know that the special rules and exemptions for pastors aren’t always clear. Keep these personal income tax tips in mind when you’re preparing to file your 2020 return.
Wellness might feel like the latest buzzword, but now more than ever, it’s important for each of us to be intentional in how we’re maintaining our well-being. Wespath defines wellness as encompassing five dimensions: mental-emotional, financial, spiritual, social and physical health.
In late January 2021, Wespath released this updated document with FAQs related to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
The Missouri United Methodist Foundation hosted a couple of brief informational webinars summarizing the the new round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program — a special forgivable loan program for small businesses and non-profits, including churches.
This one-hour webinar answers questions about how pastors and churches can legally engage in political speech and activities. Learn more about the Johnson Amendment, legislation that regulates what tax-exempt organizations such as churches can do in the political arena. Plus, a bonus segment on how churches can help reach vulnerable populations in the 2020 Census facilitated by Sidney Owens, Community Engagement Specialist.
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