Walker Leadership Institute & LIFE at Eden: Finance for Missional Organizations

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Date/Time

Date(s) - 10/16/2021
All Day

Dates:
Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 @ 9:00 AM-4:00 PM CST
Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 @ 9:00 AM-4:00 PM CST

Intensive Focused Learning Course: Finance for Missional Organizations

Course Description:
When we are called to lead a mission-driven organization, we operate differently than for-profit entities. Our work is theologically centered in faithful stewardship and embodied justice. Professional financial management is often the most challenging part of this work. This course is an overview of the critical elements of responsible fiscal leadership, including accounting, budgeting, accountability & transparency, diversified income, and planning capital projects. In support of the course objectives, students will learn the basics of Quickbooks, a leading accounting software platform.

Cost: $100

About the Instructor:

The Rev. Steve Lawler is the founding Director of the Walker Leadership Institute at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis. He works to extend the Institute’s mission of leadership for the common good through the Institute’s programming, presentations and workshops.

Ordained in the Episcopal church, Rev. Lawler served from 2001 to 2019 as the priest of St. Stephens & The Vine, a parish and community collaboration hub in Ferguson, Missouri.