PLANS Topic: 366 The Church Plan and Business

Ragland, Vincent C.
August 2010
Chicago Citizen;8/18/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 21, p5
The article offers the author's insights on the need of a church to develop a Church Plan. He says that the church's expanding roles in community social services require management of its operations similar to a business with a Business Plan, to better serve the community. He says that a Church Plan must include a Mission Statement of the business and spiritual goals, strategies, and objectives of the church. The author adds that financial statements must also be included in the Church Plan.


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