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Webinars


Upcoming Webinars

 

Usage Rights: Copyright Concerns for the Digital Church

In this hour-long webinar, Lawyer Daan Erikson from Husch Blackwell LLP shares practical information related to copyright and trademark concerns, specifically when it comes to online worship.

Unpacking Your HealthFlex Benefits

Ahead of this year’s healthcare enrollment season, Rev. Nate Berneking hosted a virtual Benefits Roadshow webinar to share information about the 2021 HealthFlex plans and answer your questions.

The Church + Politics Legal Webinar

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.

Fair Labor Standards and the Church Webinar

Director of Finance & Administration, Rev. Nate Berneking, discusses changes related to overtime pay requirements. In this hour-long webinar Nate walks churches through the new rules, attempt to clarify who might be exempt and who must be paid overtime, and answer any related questions.

Ten Commandments of Church Law

This Church + The Law primer is presented by Jordan Ault, Missouri Conference Chancellor, on topics such as immigration issues, real estate, employment, tax/UBIT, HIPAA/protecting information, copyright, IP, trusts/estate/planned giving and litigation.

Financial Ethics for Local Churches Webinar

The Office of Finance and Administration works to assist local churches in their stewardship and generosity ministries. Sadly, several churches in Missouri have experienced financial impropriety due to lack of financial controls, mismanagement and questionable financial ethics of local leaders. To aid in preventing such issues, Rev. Nate Berneking hosted this webinar on Financial Ethics for Clergy and Laity. RELATED RESOURCES Presentation slides (.pdf)

Year-End Stats Webinar

Director of Finance and Administration Nate Berneking discusses the 2017-2020 year-end stats tables and answers questions about the reporting process in this webinar. The 2018 Year-End Stats Update webinar is also included here.

W2's and Local Church Taxes Webinar

Director of Finance & Administration, Rev. Nate Berneking, discusses W-2 completion and employer tax reporting for local churches

Clergy Tax Webinar

Director of Finance and Administration Nate Berneking covers common clergy tax questions in this one-hour webinar.