Monday, January 21

Ministry Calendar & Resources


  • All workshops in 2018 will be held on the 1st Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted. During the first three sessions, the workshops will end at 1 p.m.

  • Once partner group sessions begin in April, we will end at 2:30 p.m. Please prepare to stay until the end of each workshop once group sessions begin.


Workshop Topics

Homework Assignments

January 13
(2nd Sat.)

Introduction to Prosperity Partners

Behavioral Economics:
Are you using your heart or your head when it comes to your money?

In preparation for the February session:

1. Purchase Michelle Singletary's book "The 21 Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom." You won't start reading until we start the fast later in the year.

2. Purchase "Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter" by Dan Ariely and Jeff Kreisler

We will be using both books through the year!

February 3

Opportunity Lost:
Is your sense of entitlement costing you money?

Your Financial Scorecard:
Measuring Your Financial Success

In preparation for the March session:

1. Think about a financial decision that ended up costing you money.

March 3

Discounts dumb down decision-making:
Are sales a good thing?

Accounts Deceivable:
Are you putting your money in the right place?

In preparation for the April session:

1. Prepare your net worth statement:
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2. Compile all your financial documents: income, expenses and debt.

3. Documents needed for budgeting:

April 7

No Pain, No Gain:
Are you running from painful spending to painless spending?

Partner Groups Assigned

In preparation for the May session:

1. Bring your final budget for discussion in your group meeting.

2. Be sure to have "The 21 Day Financial Fast."

May 5

Stop and Think:
What it will take to get you to pause before spending?

The 21-day Financial Fast

In preparation for the June session:

1. Documents needed following May's session:

2. Be sure to bring your children age 8 and older or any other child or young adult to the June session.

June 2

Leaving an inheritance:
Are you preparing your children to manage their money?

In preparation for the July session:

1. Pull your credit reports at Get a free credit score at Discover.

July 7

Sunk Cost:
Are you throwing good money after bad?

In preparation for the Sept. session:

1. Nothing. Just have fun and relax in August. But be ready to get back to work in September.




September 1

Coo-Coo for Choco Puffs:
Why do we have such a hard time with self-control?

In preparation for the October session:

1. Be ready to review your progress with maintaining your budget.

2. Pull together your retirement account information. Do you know what you're investing in?

October 13
(2nd Sat.)

The Illusion of Wealth:
What will it take to get you to save more for retirement?

In preparation for the November session:

1. We are having a regifting party. Bring any UNWRAPPED, NEW gift that you have around your house. Please DO NOT buy anything!

November 3

Financial Sleepwalking:
Are you "woke" now?

White Elephant Gift Party

In preparation for the December session:

1. Write a testimony about what you learned and accomplished in Prosperity Partners in 2018. Email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2. Please submit your nomination for Junior/Senior Partner of the Year (We'll honor them with a gift!).

December 1

Year-in-Review and Recognition Ceremony

In preparation for Jan. 2019:

1. Register for Prosperity Partners Ministry 2019.