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We hate asking for money. It’s not fun. It’s awkward. So what ends up happening is that we either a) don’t ask for money nearly as often as we should or b) when we do ask, we do a really bad job at it (cue person standing at the pulpit, head down, reading a prepared statement too fast, with no emotion, no pauses, no eye-contact, wishing the awkward moment was over as soon as possible).
It doesn’t have to be that way, though! How should churches ask for money? Follow these tips and asking for money at your church will not only be much more effective but may even be fun.
Before you ask (most of the work is done before you ever ask)
When you ask:
Finally, don’t forget to say thank you often. Then repeat back from the top. If you have any additional tips, or if we can help you with executing any of the above, feel free to send us an email at email@example.com.
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