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Make a long-term difference

Church Benevolence

Goals of Benevolence

  • Be the hands and feet of Jesus to those in need

  • Holistic discipleship grounded in Biblical principals

  • Provide tangible and relational support to families in crisis

  • Educate, equip, empower with financial resources

  • Stabilize families for the long-term


Build a Team

  • Combination of Staff & Volunteers

  • Oversees Entire Process

  • Assists in Daily Care & Coordinates Services for Applicants

  • Meets Practical Needs 

  • Provides Relational Assistance & Makes Referrals

  • Values Confidentiality & Preserving Dignity

  • Meets & Prays Together Regularly


Application Process

  • Complete Application & Documentation Submitted 

  • Personal Contact to Discern Legitimacy & Need

  • Requests under $200 can be Approved without Full Team Vote

  • Requests over $200 must have 50% or more Approval from Team

  • Total Monetary Benefit not to Exceed $1,000 per year, unless Approved by Full Team

  • Accountability Step for Applicant, such as an Appointment made with a Counselor or Financial Coach

Some content inspired by Helping Without Hurting in Church Benevolence by Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert

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