Earlier this year we shared the initial reasons why churches were concerned about reduced giving due to COVID-19 and how they handled it. Here, we look again at the challenges churches have faced and offer additional suggestions for handling a potential budget shortfall in 2020.
In the interest of your church members’ health and government restrictions during COVID-19, your church budget meetings will likely happen virtually. We’ve updated our previous blog regarding church budget meetings to reflect accommodations for meeting online.
Since COVID-19 has become a part of everyday life, the pandemic has affected many fronts, from health practices, work, shopping, social life, financial issues, and of course, our finances. For this reason, it’s become necessary for churches to reassess their practices from a variety of angles, and building operations is no different. We are updating our recommendations from a previous blog article to include considerations during the pandemic.