Beyond the Collection Plate

Beyond the Collection Plate

In Beyond the Collection Plate, Steve Pierce offers clear accessible advice which will be of value to everybody involved in the leadership and financial management of churches, as well as to community groups engaged in church fundraising activities.

Topics covered include:

  • Planned giving
  • The role of Friends groups
  • Trading
  • Events and Appeals
  • Gift Aid
  • Digital Giving
  • Legacies


The book will open up ideas for generating new income streams and help users develop a strategy for funding the fabric, ministry and mission of their church.

Rich in ideas and signposts to useful resources, Beyond the Collection Plate stresses the importance of stewarding existing resources and of cultivating generosity in church congregations, while considering how new income streams can be developed.

James Newcome, Bishop of Carlisle comments: As Chairman of the Church of England’s National Stewardship Committee I recommend this concise, informative book very warmly indeed, and suggest it would more than repay careful reading and discussion by PCC members in every parish.”

 The book is now available and can be ordered or pdf downloaded here 

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