$60 Million and Counting!

July 14, 2014 Issue 40 $60 Million and Counting! Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love has crossed the $60 million mark; now is the time to encourage fellow parishioners to join in the success. The $65 million goal is within sight and there are still 16 parishes conducting the campaign. Although the average gift for the […]

Volunteer Spotlight

July 7, 2014 Issue 39 Volunteer Spotlight The Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love effort has been blessed with strong leadership by both clergy and laity. At Holy Family Catholic Church, in Clemmons, NC, parishioners Chris and Heather Parker accepted the position of General Chairpersons. On the weekend of June 21 and 22, Chris shared why he […]

Good News Galore!

Good News Galore!  Fr. Pat Earl at St. Peter in Charlotte received a $125,000 gift this week. The parishioner agreed to the request in the initial meeting and thanked Father Pat for having the confidence to ask him for such a significant gift. Our Lady of Grace held commitment weekend in Greensboro and welcomed 146 gifts for more than $277,000.  Parishioners are motivated […]

Ways To Give

June 23, 2014 Issue 37 Ways To Give Many parishes are conducting in-pew appeals or will conduct in-pew appeals within the next six weeks. While parishioners are most interested in the impact their gift will make, they are also curious about the methods to fulfill commitments, and the possible payment schedules. Here are some quick […]

Finishing Strong

June 16, 2014 Issue 36 Finishing Strong “It’s not how you start, but how you finish,” the old saying goes, and it certainly applies to some Block II parishes that have completed campaigns over the past few weeks. For the fifth straight week the Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love effort has seen increases of more than […]

Commitment Weekend Best Practices

June 9, 2014 Issue 35 Many parishes will offer parishioners the opportunity to participate in the Forward in Faith, Hope, and Love effort over the next several weeks. Listed below are suggested best practices, as well as advice from pastors throughout the diocese who have completed their campaigns, and had very successful in-pew appeals. Commitment Weekend Best […]

Biggest Week in 2014!

June 2, 2014 Issue 34 From the generosity of 550 new donors, the campaign received $1,687,190 in commitments. This is the biggest fundraising week in 2014!! As we enter the summer months, we would like to thank all those who have participated in the campaign and all those who have volunteered their time to make this such a successful […]