Friday, December 15

Ministry Calendar & Resources

Notes:

  • All workshops in 2017 will be held on the 1st Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. During the first three sessions, the workshops will end at 12:30 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.

Month

Workshop Topics

Homework Assignments

January 14
(2nd Sat.)

Introduction to Prosperity Partners

Why Are Here?

In preparation for the February session:

1. Write your 3, 6, 9, and 12-month goals for 2017.

2. 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.

3. Order Free 700 Club 5-part Protect Your Finances (Part 2 Features Michelle Singletary).

February 4

Getting Rid of a Sense of Entitlement

Your Financial Scorecard: Measuring Your Financial Success

In preparation for the March session:

1. Think about a financial decision that you regret.

2. Be prepared to talk about a financial decision you need to make in 2017.

March 4

Your Net Worth: Do You Know Where You're
Going To
&
Your Destiny Decisions

In preparation for the April session:

1. Review your 3-month goals.

2. Net Worth Statement
Excel Version | PDF Version

3. Prepare a draft of your monthly budget for discussion in your group meeting. (See budget template at www.prosperitypartnersministry.org).

4. Download handouts: Eight Steps to Smart Decision Making & Six Missteps to Bad Financial Decisions

April 1

Budget Is Not a Bad Word

Partner Groups Assigned

* Men Only & Women Only Breakout Sessions After Budget Discussion

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."

3. Compile all your financial documents: income, expenses and debt.

4. Documents needed for budgeting:

May 6

The 21-day Financial Fast
&
Debt Dash

Start of FoolProof Online Work Led by Senior Partners

In preparation for the June session:

1. Be prepared to share your experiences from the 21-day financial fast.

2. Documents needed following May's session:

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

June 3

Money Management for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

In preparation for the July session:

1. Review your 6-month goals to be discussed in your partner group, including an update of your debt dash.

2. Pull your credit reports at annualcreditreport.com. Get a free credit score at creditkarma.com (No credit card information required).

July 1

Credit Jeopardy

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.

August

**VACATION**

**VACATION**

September 2

Family Feud: Dealing with Family & Money

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 14
(2nd Sat.)

Investing Basics

Men Only & Women Only Breakout Sessions after Investing Discussion

In preparation for the November session:

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

November 4

To Whom Much Is Given

Regifting Party

In preparation for the December session:

1. Write a testimony about what you learned and accomplished in Prosperity Partners in 2017. Email it to prosperitypartners [at] fcbglenarden.org

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

December 2

Year-in-Review and Recognition Ceremony

In preparation for Jan. 2018:

1. Register for Prosperity Partners Ministry 2018.