It is generally recognized that operating a church on a budget is the most acceptable method. Included in this plan are three divisions: (I) Ways and means of preparing a budget; (2) ways and means of raising pledges to cover the amount of the budget; (3) ways and means of making the budget "operate."
The Week of Prayer was originally designed to be a source of great spiritual inspiration and help to our people. It is the one time of the year when our churches throughout the world unite in a common quest for spiritual refreshment. As we near the coming of the Lord this should become increasingly necessary.