Major Gifts: Growing Champions and Cheerful Givers

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01/22/2019 - Peoria, AZ
01/22/2019 - Dallas, TX
01/22/2019 - Irvine, CA
01/23/2019 - Nashville, TN
01/23/2019 - Riverside, CA
01/23/2019 - Bellevue, WA
01/23/2019 - Hudson, OH
01/23/2019 - Zeeland, MI
01/24/2019 - Portland, OR
01/24/2019 - Gilbert, AZ
01/24/2019 - Milpitas, CA
01/24/2019 - N. Richland Hills, TX
01/29/2019 - Wildomar, CA
01/29/2019 - Wyckoff, NJ
01/30/2019 - Indian Wells, CA
01/30/2019 - Brea, CA
01/30/2019 - Phoenix, AZ
01/30/2019 - Tigard, OR
01/30/2019 - Lakeland, FL
01/31/2019 - Grand Rapids, MI
01/31/2019 - Brentwood , TN
01/31/2019 - Dallas, TX
01/31/2019 - Tampa, FL
01/31/2019 - Santa Ana, CA
01/31/2019 - New York, NY
02/04/2019 - Hendersonville, TN
02/06/2019 - St. Petersburg, FL
02/07/2019 - Bradenton , FL
02/14/2019 - Indianapolis, IN
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Host: Jonathan Roe, D.Min. - Read Bio
Area Director, Mission Increase AZ
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (26/50 seats available)
Location: CCV (Christ's Church of the Valley) 
7007 W Happy Valley Rd
Peoria, AZ
Event Details: Park on the south side of campus near Children's 3000 Building.
Meet in the lower level of Building 3000.
MI AZ will provide water and coffee.
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Host: Josh Wren - Read Bio
Area Director, Mission Increase North Texas
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (20/50 seats available)
Location: Meadows Conference Center 
2900 Live Oak Street
Dallas, TX
Event Details: We will meet in the Gulf Coast Room. Registration and networking begins @ 9am.
Program will start promptly at 9:30am.
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Host: Tara Andersen - Read Bio
Orange County Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (18/52 seats available)
Location: Mariners Church, Irvine Campus 
5001 Newport Coast Dr.
Irvine, CA
Event Details: Meet in Room 205 of the Life Development Building.
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Host: Anne Calton - Read Bio
Middle Tennessee Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (1/45 seats available)
Location: The Church at Avenue South 
2510 8th Ave. South
Nashville, TN
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Host: Maria Zalesky - Read Bio
Area Director for Inland Valleys, Mission Increase
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (28/50 seats available)
Location: Olive Crest 
555 Technology Ct # 300
Riverside, CA
Event Details: Coffee and water will be provided. You're welcome to bring a snack.
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Host: Kevin Whitman - Read Bio
Oregon Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (27/60 seats available)
Location: Westminster Chapel 
13646 NE 24th Street
Bellevue, WA
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Host: Jimeka Holloway - Read Bio
Northeast Ohio Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (5/40 seats available)
Location: Christ Community Chapel 
750 W Streetsboro St
Lower Level
Hudson, OH
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Host: Laurel Christensen - Read Bio
West Michigan Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (39/50 seats available)
Location: City on a Hill 
100 Pine Street
Zeeland, MI
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Host: Kevin Whitman - Read Bio
Oregon Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (53/80 seats available)
Location: New Hope Community Church 
11731 SE Stevens Rd.
Portland, OR
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Host: Jonathan Roe, D.Min. - Read Bio
Area Director, Mission Increase AZ
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (21/40 seats available)
Location: Redemption Church 
1820 W. Elliot Road
Room #100 (Lower Level)
Gilbert, AZ
Event Details: Meet in Room 100 on the lower level. You're welcome to bring your lunch or buy food at the Redemption Cafe ahead.
MI AZ will provide drinks.
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Host: Maria Zalesky - Read Bio
Area Director for Inland Valleys, Mission Increase
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (3/25 seats available)
Location: Sobrato Community Conference Center 
600 Valley Way
Building 5
Milpitas, CA
Event Details: Feel free to bring and enjoy your own refreshments.
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Host: Josh Wren - Read Bio
Area Director, Mission Increase North Texas
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (28/40 seats available)
Location: The Hills Church - Ft. Worth Area 
6300 NE Loop 820
N. Richland Hills, TX
Event Details: Come Early! Network with other ministry leaders from 9:00 - 9:30am.
Program will start promptly at 9:30am.

Location Details:
Room 218
Park and Enter from the North East Lot (between 820 and the Church)
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Host: Maria Zalesky - Read Bio
Area Director for Inland Valleys, Mission Increase
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (14/40 seats available)
Location: Cornerstone Community Church 
34570 Monte Vista Dr.
Wildomar, CA
Event Details: Coffee and water will be provided. You're welcome to bring a snack.
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Host: Tim Vickers - Read Bio
Area Director for Greater New York, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (13/55 seats available)
Location: Powerhouse Christian Church 
500 W Main St.
Wyckoff, NJ
Event Details: Park only in approved church parking spaces or park on the street.

Coffee and water will be provided; feel free to bring your own snacks.
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Host: Maria Zalesky - Read Bio
Area Director for Inland Valleys, Mission Increase
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (32/50 seats available)
Location: Southwest Church 
44-175 Washington St
Indian Wells, CA
Event Details: Coffee and water will be provided. You're welcome to bring a snack.
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Host: Tara Andersen - Read Bio
Orange County Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (44/52 seats available)
Location: Evangelical Christian Credit Union 
955 W. Imperial Hwy.
Brea, CA
Event Details: Park in back of the ECCU building on Mariner's street or on east side of parking lot. Follow signs to room in back.
Event is in Shiloh Room.
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Host: Jonathan Roe, D.Min. - Read Bio
Area Director, Mission Increase AZ
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (5/34 seats available)
Location: The Flinn Foundation 
1802 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ
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Host: Kevin Whitman - Read Bio
Oregon Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (30/75 seats available)
Location: George Fox University-Portland Center AM 
12753 SW 68th Ave
Tigard, OR
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Host: Chuck Peterman - Read Bio
Tampa Bay Area Director, MI Tampa Bay
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (33/50 seats available)
Location: Lighthouse Ministries 
215 E. Magnolia Stree
Lakeland, FL
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Host: Laurel Christensen - Read Bio
West Michigan Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (22/50 seats available)
Location: Western Michigan University 
2333 East Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI
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Host: Anne Calton - Read Bio
Middle Tennessee Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (3/77 seats available)
Location: Brentwood Baptist Church 
7777 Concord Rd.
Brentwood , TN
Event Details: Enjoy coffee and fellowship beginning at 8:30.
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Host: Josh Wren - Read Bio
Area Director, Mission Increase North Texas
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (10/50 seats available)
Location: Watermark Community Church - Dallas Campus 
7540 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX
Event Details: Come Early! Network with other ministry leaders from 9:30 - 10am.
Program will start promptly at 10am.

Location Details:
East Tower - Room 1B
Park in East Lot and enter through door at South East entrance.
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Host: Chuck Peterman - Read Bio
Tampa Bay Area Director, MI Tampa Bay
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (64/80 seats available)
Location: South Tampa Fellowship 
5101 Bayshore Blvd
Tampa, FL
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Host: Tara Andersen - Read Bio
Orange County Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (21/36 seats available)
Location: Calvary Church 
1010 No. Tustin Avenue
Santa Ana, CA
Event Details: Meet in Room 205 of the Life Development Building.
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Host: Tim Vickers - Read Bio
Area Director for Greater New York, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (19/60 seats available)
Location: Calvary Baptist Church 
123 W 57th Ave
New York, NY
Event Details: Once inside the church, follow signage to go downstairs into the Fellowship Hall.

Coffee and water will be provided; feel free to bring your own snacks.
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Host: Anne Calton - Read Bio
Middle Tennessee Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Monday, February 04, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (11/22 seats available)
Location: First Baptist Church Hendersonville 
106 Bluegrass Commons Blvd.
Hendersonville, TN
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Host: Chuck Peterman - Read Bio
Tampa Bay Area Director, MI Tampa Bay
Date: Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (30/50 seats available)
Location: Calvary Chapel St. Petersburg 
8900 US 19 North
St. Petersburg, FL
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Host: Chuck Peterman - Read Bio
Tampa Bay Area Director, MI Tampa Bay
Date: Thursday, February 07, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seat Cost: Free! (33/45 seats available)
Location: King's Station  
518 13th Street West
Bradenton , FL
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Host: Laurel Christensen - Read Bio
West Michigan Area Director, Mission Increase Foundation
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seat Cost: Free! (87/100 seats available)
Location: Indiana Wesleyan University West Campus 
6325 Digital Way
Indianapolis, IN
Event Details: Join us in Room 230. Coffee will be available.
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Major Gifts: Growing Champions and Cheerful Givers

What prompts generosity? The Scriptures are full of words about money and giving. We know the widow was commended for giving her last mite and that God loves a cheerful giver. We read that our heart follows our treasure and that giving is a way of taking hold of the life that is truly life.

You may know your champion’s names and what they’ve given, but do you know why they give? Do you know how to develop the kinds of relationships that encourage generosity and growth in Christ? 

Giving USA’s 2018 Trends in Giving Report found that 81% of givers who gave above $10,000 also volunteered locally. Givers want to participate in the work and know their gifts are having an impact. They want to feel the joy of making a difference they can see. When you prioritize the joy of your champions, your invitations can become a source of growth.

This workshop will show you how to develop cheerful giving as part of your overall champion care plan. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Develop a process that helps champions follow God’s leading to do their unique brand of good
  • Ask questions that nurture champion growth and cheerful giving
  • Coach your staff to participate in your major gifts work
  • Prepare your organization to receive major gifts

Come to the MI Major Gifts workshop and begin growing major givers from the champions you already have. This workshop will benefit anyone who interacts with your champions, especially major gifts staff, executive directors, board members and volunteers. Register today!




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