Training in Church Administration
National Institute in Church Finance and Administration-
Candler School of Theology will offer the National Institute in Church Finance and Administration during the month of June, 2012, for church administrators, financial secretaries, volunteers and clergy, as training in business administration. NICFA consists of four weeks of seminars that can be taken in any order and as individual weeks; one, two, three or four weeks at a time. Satisfactory completion of the seminars and a project allows participants to apply for certification as a Church Business Administrator (CBA) through the National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA) and the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) in cooperation with the United Methodist Association of Church Business Administrators (UMACBA). United Methodists receive a $250/week scholarship through a grant from GCFA. Please visit the NACBA and UMACBA web site for complete eligibility requirements for certification. Other denominations may offer certification as well.
For more information and to register visit NICFA
Register before December 31, 2011 and enter the discount code “goodchurchadmin” and receive $50 off the registration fee.
Seminar I A: Property Management; Theology of Stewardship, Information Management, Communication and Marketing, United Methodist Polity and Theology
Seminar I B: Personnel/Human Resource Management; Office Management, Staff Development, Congregational Leadership
Seminar IIA: Legal & Tax Matters; Theology & Ethics of Church Administration; Christian Perspective & Theology of Church
Seminar II B: Strategic Planning; Financial Management; Stewardship of Self & Self Care