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The Good Steward Newsletter

The Good Steward

January 2018

Dear Friend,

Hello, and happy New Year! It is the time of year for reflection and for making changes. We have created some articles to help you meet your goals this year:

We hope you enjoy this issue. Email me with any feedback or questions you may have, and feel free to forward this publication to others who may benefit from it.

Happy reading!

Bill Murray

Senior Vice President and General Manager
The Church Insurance Agency Corporation

Articles in This Issue

How to Handle Money and Protect Contributions

Embezzlements, mishandled funds, or just plain stealing – any of these issues could occur at any church, at any time.

Preparation Made the Difference: Hurricane Irma

Preparation played a large role in helping the parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida escape total devastation.

New Safeguarding God’s Children Manager: Paul Stephens

Paul Stephens is looking forward to his new role and to gradually transitioning to a new system of communication.

Cartoons as Truth-telling: Jay Sidebotham

The Rev. Jay Sidebotham has been drawing his whole life. His life story goes from illustration (on “Schoolhouse Rock”) to advertising to the ministry.

Winter Checklist

Whether your climate is snowy or mild, it’s important to protect your church property during the coldest months of the year.

Green Tip: Programmable thermostat

Consider installing a programmable thermostat that allows you to lower the temperature (to a safe level) when no one will be on the property.

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