How to Build and Use a Better Budget (Webinar)

God provides the financial resources to pursue your ministry’s vision. You build a budget to guide the investment of those funds in ministry. Does your budget accurately reflect your ministry’s vision? Are you using that budget effectively?


September 20, 2011
10:00 a.m. — 11:00 a.m.

By attending this free webinar, presented by ECCU, you can expect to learn:

  • Why and how to build a better budget.
  • Who should be involved in the budgeting process.
  • How you can use your budget to monitor and adjust your investment in ministry throughout the year.

You’ll also learn how partnering with an ECCU ministry development officer can connect you with financial tools and resources to better manage your ministry finances.

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (PDT)

To register, visit


Jeremy Moore

Ministry Development Officer

Jeremy specializes in short- and long-term asset management and acquisition planning and execution, as well as creation and implementation of ministry financial strategies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in history with minors in business and theology from Lee University. He has completed graduate and postgraduate work at Auburn University, Northwestern University, and Colorado State University. His background includes positions as certified financial manager at Merrill Lynch and senior vice president of commercial banking at one the nation’s largest banks. Jeremy is a Christian, husband, and father, and is passionate about making ministries more effective in reaching and developing people.

Denise Craig

Abba’s House
Chief Financial Officer

Denise is a Certified Church Business Administrator through the National Association for Church Business Administration (NACBA). She is also a member of the Manchester Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women. Denise just completed a three-year term on NACBA’s Professional Training and Standards Committee and is president of the local chapter. Denise likes to stay in touch with the latest trends in church business administration and serves on the Editorial Advisory Panel for Church Executive magazine. Abba’s House is also a proud member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). She also holds a Bachelors of Science degree in vocal music education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In her former career, she taught music and theater to secondary students, directed several full-length musicals, plays, and madrigals, and has served on multiple professional music committees. She is married to her soul mate and best friend, Jay Craig. They reside in Hixson with their three blessings—Drew, Christian, and Sophie.