Welcome to the Chicago Chapter of The Church Network


another church business administrator, colleague, or coworker to this exceptional program!

21st Century Giving Challenges
Presenter: Mark Brooks, "The Stewardship Coach" Acts 17 Generosity

Few people in America know the current state of giving to the church like Mark Brooks. There are certainly not many that have written as extensively as Mark who is known as, “The Stewardship Coach.” From blog posts, a weekly newsletter called, “The Stewardship Coach,” books and articles he is one of the premier experts on the state of giving to the church. Read more about Mark here.

10:00 a.m. Check-in

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.  Assessing Current and Future Giving Challenges All Churches Face
  • The Great Giving Shift: major shifts happening now in the church that will impact giving. 
  • Tracking the various generational groups and their impact upon giving; the challenges of Millennials, Gen Z and Baby Boomers.
  • How the new tax laws might impact giving

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Systems and Stories: How to Build a 21st Century Giving Plan 
  • Practical steps on how any church can increase giving and givers
  • How to build strategies for the various generations.

Thursday, November 21

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

$10 Chapter Members $20 Guests

7300 Division St, River Forest

The 2020 Church Network Conference
July 8-11

The Church Network Annual Conference is an engaging, thought-provoking event offering you multiple ways to network with church leaders, find a mentor, get a sneak preview of emerging technology, and hone your skills. You'll have opportunities to get started on certification requirements and to participate in continuing education.

Whether you are new to church leadership or a veteran, it's an event you won't want to miss! Click here for more information about TCN and the 2020 national conference in Orlando.

The Chicago Chapter of The Church Network provides resources, excellent educational programs on all areas of Church Administration and networking opportunities.
Programs are scheduled for September, October, November January, March and May. We welcome involvement and participation from Church Administrators and others serving in churches who would benefit from our programs.
Annual membership in the Chicago Chapter is $25. To Join and for more information click here: Chicago Chapter Membership Form