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Church Risk Management & Church School Strategies
In today's culture, quality risk management strategy programs are vital to the success of an ministry. Without a quality foundation of risk management, your insurance plan can only hope to put pieces of your ministry back together after litigation or other disaster. This area offers information on backgroud checks, child protection strategies, church tax and legal library, Reducing the Risk II website on child sexual misconduct issues, and other resources designed to assist you. Contact us today for a risk management kit designed especially for religious organizations.

Comprehensive Risk Management Self Audit Form
Comprehensive Risk Management Self Audit Form
   It is important for each organization to consider and review all the possible risk factors they might face. To assist you with this process, we have assembled a self audit form to help you uncover and properly reivew each possible risk so that you may address its proper safeguards. Each organization is unique as they work to achieve their stated goals; thus, you will find some things may impact you more than others. We have divided this audit into five main areas.
Ministry Stewardship Tools
   Tools for today's ministry that can provide the critical safeguards to assist your ministry growth. The tools can provide qualified and loyal staff which encourages more people to be involved in your ministry.  More  involvement can build your ministry attendence and financial base.  
Ministry Stewardship Tools
Procedures and Safeguards Where to Start & Keeping Them Current
Procedures and Safeguards Where to Start & Keeping Them Current
   One of the most critical element elements for ministries today is their procedures and safeguards which should be reflective of their risk management studies. This review should cover, handbooks, applications, job descriptions, day to day operations, and such that are continually updated so they are current with realized ministry risks and cultural risk changes. An annual review today is very necessary along with your annual risk management review.
An outline for developing written safeguards/procedures
   This document will offer you an outline for the deveopment of effective safeguards/procedurs for your ministry.
An outline for developing written safeguards/procedures
Key Person Insurance
Key Person Insurance
   When a key person dies in the church, it can affect the income and attendance in such a way that the church is left to struggle finanically to survive. The church is at risk trying to meet financial obligations, new construction, or a new ministry program. We have very cost effective plans to help you manage this critical risk for today's church.
Required Statement of Continued Existence Filing
   To protect your organization's Articles of Incorporation, a Statement of Continued Existence must be filed with the Secretary of State's office every five years from the date of incorporation or the date of the last filing . For Ohio clients, this is pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Section 1702.59. A similiar form is required by other states. Information can be found by noting the appropriate state's Secretay of State's office.
Required Statement of Continued Existence Filing
Master Planning And Financial Risk Strategies
Master Planning And Financial Risk Strategies
   Master planning trategies is a key element to a successful ministry in today's culture that presents itself with litigation, change, and at times a possible financial abyss. Principles to assist follow. 
New Church Plant Strategies
   It is important to lay a proper foundation for the future ministries of the new church plant. What is done today could yield either a great return or a great disaster. Please see "Master Planning Strategies" section on this site as well for suggestions. Today's culture can be quite cruel and unforgiving to a new church plant as it struggles to make its way. Little things overlooked or missed can be very costly.
New Church Plant Strategies
How safe is your Property its Buildings, Equipment & Grounds
How safe is your Property its Buildings, Equipment & Grounds
   The issues for buildings, equipment,and grounds present themselves in some of the most unusual ways today, and they are continually changing and challenging the most educated in risk management. We have to believe and be prepared that the seeming impossible or unthinkable can and does happen today. Litigation is the American way of life today.
How safe is your Children's Ministry for Children & Staff?
   The Ministry Program Strategies form a vital part of the organization's day-to-day operations. Critical ministry program elements to review include who they minister to, when/where programs are held, attendance, qualified number of leaders, proper resources, type of activity, the internal aspects, checks and balances, forms, procedures, records, and safeguard issues.
How safe is your Children's Ministry for Children & Staff?
How safe are your Clergy, Employee & Volunteers?
How safe are your Clergy, Employee & Volunteers?
   Clergy, employee, and volunteer strategies are very important for your organization. Where would the organization be if it were not for those who assist the ministry continually in all the many aspects it may be involved with?  Are proper safeguards in place to protect them and the organization, as each is challenged in today's culture?  Having things in proper perspective could yield a great return in attitudes, loyalty, retention, and work quality and efficiency. Employment Forms, where to find information on employment rules and regulations, best practices . If referrals for legal or accounting persons are needed, please contact us or note our Business Net Connections page on this site.
How safe is your Transportation?
   Hired auto issues, Owned Vehicles, and Volunteer Drivers and their vehicles (Non-Owned vehicles). Suggested procedures, forms, and other safeguards for your religious organization today.
How safe is your Transportation?
How safe is your Data, Security, Preservation, Integerit?
How safe is your Data, Security, Preservation, Integerit?
   Data and record security and preservation strategies can present the organization challenging issues today. Information in paper, digital, video, tape, or book form each has its risks. Copies and backups are as essential as breathing today. Security issues are a continual challenge as criminal elements, nature, and other forces present themselves with daily change in their destructive drive today. Technology is rapidly changing every day, it can boggle one's mind as you try to cope with its many aspects. Some suggested strategies follow.
Valuable Risk Management Links & Information
   State Specific child sexual misconduct reporting, Background check info, Church, Law and Tax Library, Reducing the Risk web site info, and other related links
Valuable Risk Management Links & Information
Workshops, Seminars, Newsletters & Reference Materials
Workshops, Seminars, Newsletters & Reference Materials
   We know it can be a struggle today to meet the challenges of today's culture. We offer workshops, seminars, newsletters, and reference materials which are designed to be easy to understand,  time efficient, up-to-date, economical, and easy to use for today's fast-paced and ever-changing culture.  Please note this area is not currently finish but materials can be had by contacting us.
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