Women in Ministry and Funding Vision: Finding the Funds

What you will learn

1 Hour (light lunch included)

Free (donations accepted)

There are many ways to raise funds, sometimes we aren’t so sure where to start, how to begin or what creative ways we could develop to help us in our funding plan. In “The Spirituality of Fundraising” by Henry Nouwen says, ‘In fund-raising as ministry we are inviting people into a new way of relating to their resources.’

This workshop will help you to become more equipped with new ways of developing resources for ministry.

Ideal attendees for this workshop are for women who are ministers, pastors, lay leaders or those who are interested in finding ways to fund vision.

 

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Tips on how to fundraise
  • Ministry and Fundraising: how do they work together
  • Creative ways to develop a fundraising plan

Details

Event Date:
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Event Time:
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location:
Memphis Theological Seminary; East Parkway South Memphis, TN 38104
In Founder’s Hall Room 202

Cost:
Free

Facilitator

Rorie Trammel is the assistant director of the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change. Trammel plays an integral role in the activities of the Hooks Institute including administrative and operations duties, fundraising and donor relations, and coordination of the Institute’s National Book Award. Trammel, also, oversees strategic planning and implementation of the Hooks African American Male Initiative (HAAMI). She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Memphis (UofM). She is also a former UofM employee, having worked in the Office of Development for fourteen years. Rorie worked for the YMCA of Memphis & the Mid-South for fourteen and a half years, first as executive director of urban programming and later as vice president for advancement. For many years, Rorie could be heard as a volunteer radio reader for WYPL, the radio station at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library. She is a member of the New Memphis Institute and, previously, served on the boards of directors for Partners in Public Education (PIPE), the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents, and the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy.

Host

Rev. Fekecia Gunn also serves as the Director of Financial Leadership for Ministry at Memphis Theological Seminary. The grant funded program develops new strategies for decreasing financial burdens on seminary students as well as creates and strengthens educational programs in financial literacy for pastoral and faith leaders. Their mission is to “Empower Faith Leaders to Practice Financial Excellence.”

Financial Leadership for Ministry