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Parish Resources

2016 Campaign Dates
Appeal Kickoff Weekend - April 17, 2016
Presentation/Ask Weekend 1 - April 24, 2016
Presentation/Ask Weekend 2 - May 1, 2016
Follow-Up/Ask Weekend 1 - May 8, 2016
Follow-Up/Ask Weekend 2 - May 15, 2016
 
PDS Church Office Users
 
Instructions Only
PDF of Instruction Packet
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PDS Files, Reports and Letters
For version 7.1C - includes instructions and all files needed for PDS users
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MS Word Pastor Letters (English) - use if you do not have PDS
 
Pastor Final Ask
June 16th mailing - gave last year not yet this year
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ACA Campaign Resources for Parishes
 
2015 Campaign Timeline
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Parish Office ACA Manual
Detailed Manual of entire campaign
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Pledge Envelope Processing Guide
Use for Pledge Envelope Processing and Reporting Results
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Pledge Processing Excel Template
Use in place of a computer printout
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Graphics/Art Gallery
Campaign Graphics and Bulletin Inserts
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Parish Website Goal Thermometer
Track your goal on your parish website!
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Tips for the Spanish Mass
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PDS Parish Updates
 
Export Files
Download before you start the PDS export process
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Step 1 to Export Parish List
Instructions to export your entire parish list and send to the ACA Office
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Step 2 to Import ACA ID in PDS
Instructions to import the ACA ID into the 2nd ID field in PDS
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Electronic Communications/Online Giving Best Practices
 
Parish Website Best Practices
As each generation becomes 'more online', increasing numbers of parishioners will seek out your website for information, donating, registering, and volunteering.
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Parish Email Best Practices
Using email to communicate with your parishioners will save money, time, and paper. It will also allow you to communicate with them more effectively and immediately. It also benefits parishioners, giving them the ability to communicate more effectively with the parish one-on-one.
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Online Giving Best Practices
Online giving is a critical component of parish/diocesan fundraising, now, and in the future. The Archdiocese of Seattle has long encouraged parishes to offer their parishioners the opportunity to give electronically.
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Our Sunday Visitor Workshop Webinars
 
Increasing Offertory to Support Parish Stewardship Program
Offertory Envelopes and Communication
coming soon
Maximizing Your Offertory Strategy – Create an Annual Plan
Coordinating Resources to Support the Plan
coming soon

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