|VOLUME 86 October 19, 2023 |
October Webinar:Faith & Fraternity: Foundations for Success
Join us tonight at 8:00 PM EDT, for an informative fraternal webinar entitled
Faith & Fraternity: Foundations for Success.
Energize your council members and bring vitality to the men of your parish with a renewed focus on faith-based initiatives. In this webinar, you will learn about powerful new resources like Cor, the Men of the Word Bible Study, and the brand new Into the Breach: The Mission of the Family video series. These tools can be the foundation for your council to build a true brotherhood of men committed to strengthening Catholic families and building up the Church. Register today, and take your council to the next level of success.
And remember, if you can’t join us live, it will be available on-demand afterwards. Be sure to sign-up to ensure you get the link for this important webinar. Click on the button below to register: Register Now
Officer Training Sessions for November Register now for officer training sessions to enhance your skills to run a successful council and make a difference in your community. View our Online Training Schedule or click on the training topics below to register:
Note: All Times are Eastern
November 8, 2023, 8:00 PM Council Recovery Program
November 9, 2023, 9:00 PM Introducing Families to the Knights
November 20, 2023, 8:00 PM Grand Knight 201
November 28, 2023, 10:00 PM Council Admissions Committee
And don’t forget that training sessions are recorded and made available to view on demand after the live broadcast. Click here to view the complete list of on demand training videos and Programs.
Keep Christ in Christmas As the holidays approach us, consider how your council can promote the true spirit of Christmas through activities like the Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest. This program allows children, grades K-8, to engage their creative talents and imaginations while understanding the meaning of Christmas. The top winners of each grade category are featured on our Christmas cards. Last year’s winners are available for purchase on knightsgear.com.
To get more information and resources, visit www.kofc.org/Christmas.
Spiritual Reflection Advent is closer than you think! Start planning now to incorporate some of these devotions into your council’s Spiritual Reflection program this December.
For more information and resources, visit www.kofc.org/spiritual-reflection.Take Our Mini Survey: Family of the Month
The KofC promotes and supports the development of strong and vibrant families. The Family of the Month program is an opportunity to recognize these families on the state and international levels. Please complete this survey to help us gauge the health of the program. It will take less than a minute.
Please complete the Family of the Month survey even if you haven’t done the program. Your reasons for not participating are just as valuable as responses from those participating.
Click on the button below to complete the Family of the Month survey. Complete Survey**If you missed last month’s survey on the March for Life program, you can still complete it using the link here! **New Virtual Fraternal Benefit Events (U.S. Only)
As your premier Catholic partner for financial services, we are pleased to announce a fall series of virtual financial webinars that will count as fraternal benefit events for your councils. Anthony Minopoli, President and Chief Investment Officer from Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors, will speak about insurance, investment, and charitable solutions that align with Catholic values. No matter where a member is in his financial journey, he won’t want to miss this event.
Members and prospects can sign up for an upcoming webinar by visiting the registration page. Council leaders and members will soon receive individual communications inviting them to attend these events.No purchase is necessary. This event is for informational purposes only and does not constitute financial, tax, or legal advice. For important additional information, please visit the registration page.
The Mission of the Family: New Video Series Available
Into the Breach: The Mission of the Family, launched on Friday, September 29th, seeks to illuminate the truth and beauty of the Church’s teachings on marriage and family and inspire Catholics to live them in the modern world. This five part video series has an accompanying study guide and can be incorporated into Cor. Episodes of Into the Breach: The Mission of the Family, the study guide and other resources are available online at kofc.org/missionofthefamily.
You can also read more about this new series in last week’s Knightline. United in Charity
Gifts to our United in Charity Annual Appeal allows us to impact the lives of countless individuals in need, around the nation and around the world. Whether providing aid to those affected by disasters, supporting persecuted Christians, assisting mothers and babies in need, or more, gifts to our United in Charity Annual Appeal will make a profound impact. Please encourage your members to donate to our United in Charity Annual Appeal to support programs like this. 100% of donations go directly to helping those we serve.
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Important 2022 Tax Information for US Councils, Assemblies, & Chapters If your council’s tax-reporting year is July 1 through June 30, you are required to file your council’s 2022 Form 990 on or before November 15, 2023. Review the memo from our Legal Department explaining the tax filing obligations of all councils, assemblies, and chapters in the United States. Important Reminders
District Deputy Ensure all your councils have a fall membership drive.Verify that all of your councils have submitted the Report of Officers Chosen for the Term (#185, due July 1)), Service Program Personnel Report (#365, due July 1), and Semiannual Council Audit (#1295, due August 15). These are the minimum requirements for a healthy and sustainable council. Watch this video for training on how to complete these forms online.
Grand Knight Complete the Fraternal Benefits Event Council Report (#11077) online as soon as possible after participating in an approved seminar.If you have not already done so, formalize a plan to earn the Star Council Award.
Financial Secretary Review Leadership Resources for the latest information on council operations and the role of Financial Secretary. View the short training videos on how to get the most out of Member Management and Member Billing.Employment OpportunitiesThe Knights of Columbus Fraternal Mission Department has fantastic job opportunities. Visit https://careers.kofc.org/ to find one that matches your skills and goals.
Please feel free to forward the following to any members who may be qualified:Important Links Membership BenefitsCelebrate McGivneyFormsSuppliesFraternal OperationsTraining & WebinarsProgramsInviting Men to JoinEngage Your MembersCeremonials
Thank you for your service to the Order. If you have any questions or suggestions during your term, please email email@example.comSUBSCRIBE TO THE FRATERNAL LEADER ADVISORY – CLICK HERE To view the FLA Archives, please click here.
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