Answers to Your Questions about the Suggested Fair Share Contribution Guide

Quite often we get questions about how to tailor the Suggested Fair Share Contribution Guide for people who do not have regular paychecks or predictable income streams.  This includes retirees who draw from IRAs or 401Ks for much of their living expenses, and for whom Adjusted Gross Income understates their income and financial capacity. It…

Financial Information: Private Not Secret

Part of a Year-Long Special Series  Generally about Privacy in Congregations Unitarian Universalism is a covenantal denomination. We are not dogmatic; we gather, worship, run our organizations, and engage by agreement. It is not an anything-goes religion, despite how we are depicted (lovingly) on Prairie Home Companion. We agree to our Principles, the democratic process,…

Look at Each Other- Eye to Eye, One Person at a Time

Bill Clontz, Stewardship Consultant Long before I became a stewardship consultant, I recognized that my fellow Unitarian Universalists often have find it difficult to talk to each other about money, stewardship, and related topics. That realization is one of the reasons I became a stewardship consultant – I knew we needed get past this speed…