This interactive retreat is designed for ministers (and spouses) to take an introductory look at their personal financial habits and identify the tools and skills necessary to begin a financial plan. This covers financial topics such as spending/saving, debt management, and understanding credit.
Financial literacy is the starting point for being able to build financial capability. Financial wellness is the objective of financial capability efforts.
This personal finance retreat is a prerequisite for receiving personal financial coaching.
This interaction is in a Friday night/Saturday retreat format.
Friday: 7 to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 8:45 a.m. start and finishing at 3 p.m.
There is a registration fee of $35 per person or $49 per couple. The registration fee covers lunch on Saturday and materials. Applicants can also receive up to $100 reimbursement for any receipted lodging expenses incurred to participate.
Friday, Oct. 20
The application can be found under the Personal Finance section of the financialleadership.covchurch.org website. Fill out the application form and mail it in with the registration fee to:
Financial Leadership – Jump Start
Evangelical Covenant Church
8303 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631
There is room for 20 applicants (singles and/or couples). We strongly encourage married couples to participate together.