Todays Agenda Hot Topics Migration of Church Admin Issues Church Admin in the Future? HR Management Update Church Software Trends Articles Todays Good Read–Quick Book Review Q & A – Open topics Conclusion / Dismiss
Hot Topics from 4/23/07 TCA Conference New Legislation – Healthy Families Act – will require 7 days sick leave Enforced Vacation Pay upon termination Policies must be specific and followed Recommend drug testing for new hires and random testing for all others All office employees should sign a confidentiality agreement Every employee handbook should include a code of conduct (see sample) www.wimberlylawson.com
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window 1.1982 Health Insurance / Healthcare 2007 Rising Costs 1975 – 37% paid by employee 2006 – 20% paid by employee Trend to lower costs – Health Maintenance & Fitness plans 2.1982 Time Management Concepts 2007 Time Management Systems - automation
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 2 3.1982 – W-2 vs 1099 for Ministers 2007 – Legal / Tax reviews, attorneys, etc 4.1982 - Postage / Newsletters 2007 – Technology Mail Technology Decline of printed newsletters Websites – e newsletters Text messaging, Shoutcasts
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 3 5.1982 – Church Vans 2007 - Risks associated with Vans Uninsurable 6.1982 - Isolated Purchasing Practices 2007 – Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO) for Churches and Non-Profits 7.1982 – Sexual Misconduct / child safety 2007 – Lawsuits, Criminal charges, insurance problems
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 4 8.1982 – Facilities style / form 2007 – Function, not form, innovations in space, pedestrian malls, coffee shops, etc Unique maintenance requirements Maintenance-free exteriors Exploding Technology in all areas Disney-like childrens space Break in traditional designs particularly for differing worship styles Technology - video
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 5 9.1982 – emerging megachurches 2007 – many metro / megachurches Less denominationalism Worship style New models Saddleback / Willow Creek / Bible Churches SBC Churches
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 6 10.1982 – no peer groups 2007 – NACBA, SCS, others 11.1982 – Technology for desktop – typewriter 2007 – Where do we start? Wireless prediction – 5 years out desktop pcs will go away
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 7 12.1982 – Editorials – pastors column Blogs Do you have staff bloggers? Liabilities – Sommerville Policy (distribute)
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 8 13.1982 – Resource tables in foyer 2007 – Bookstores / coffee shops 14.1982 – Newsletters 2007 - Websites Challenges presented Technology, skilled personnel, updating 15.1982 – Christian Life causes 2007 – Political activities Sommerville Policy (distribute)
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 9 16.1982 – Little or no security issues 2007 – critical security issues Terrorism psychotic threats bomb threats Child Safety 17.1982 – Pastors writing books 2007 – Creative Rights issues Intellectual properties CAPro example
Migration of Church Admin 25 year window – slide 10 18.1982 – Telephones 2007 - Cellphones Challenges Tax issues Policies and procedures Expense 19.1982 – Conflict 2007 – Conflict Management 20-25…..
Next 25 years??? 1.Work environment – wireless, from home 2.Facilities 3.Technology and office systems 4.Healthcare / Benefits 5.Communication Systems – Snail mail goes away? 6.Taxes and contribution deductions 7.GPOs (Group Purchasing Organizations) 8.Security 9.Continuing Education for the CA 10.Building Boom of the 90s and 00s – facilities renovation 11.??????????
HR Management Update Top Ten Labor & Employment Events and Trends of 2006 1.Change in Congressional leadership may lead to profound shift in the congressional legislative agenda 2.NLRM clarifies the definition of supervisor 3.Supreme Court expands protections against employer retaliation 4.Targeting hidden bias: EEOC revises compliance manual to address implicit discrimination 5.Davids 1-100 Goliath: FLSA collective actions target high profile companies 6.Pandemic Fever: Employers confront need for contingencies to counter potential pandemic illnesses
HR Management Update Top Ten Labor & Employment Events and Trends of 2006 Continued…. 7.Change To Win coalition initiates aggressive plans to organize millions of workers 8.New E-Discovery rules will require comprehensive document retention programs 9.Congress enacts sweeping new pension legislation 10.Support our troops!! The DOL implements new military leave act regulations
Church Software Whats on the Horizon? Emerging Trends – Lauren Hunter Church Business 6/2006 1.SAAS / ASP – Software As A Service / Application Service Provider (Arena) 2.CRM Model for Churches – Customer Relationship Management – allowing everyone to view and edit their membership data 3.E-mail Newsletters 4.Online Ticketing & Registration 5.Online Payments & Donations (Wall Street Journal article) 6.Security Products 7.Small Group Management 8.Online Calendaring