To assist you in having a successful May Church Drive – attend this one-hour Supreme webinar, this Monday, May 2nd at 9pm ET (8pm CT). Register now: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3190355456280418829
Online membership is free: Go to: kofc.org/joinus - use Promo code: MCGIVNEY2020
The next live, State Virtual Exemplification - Tuesday, May 17th (8pm ET, 7pm CT). To register: Exemplification of Charity, Unity, and Fraternity Registration (google.com)
Upcoming Fraternal Benefit Nights just announced: On May 24th and June 14th (7:30pm EDT, both sessions) the Order’s Insurance will be having two additional Fraternal Benefit Nights. Our guest speaker for both nights will be Ed Slott. He is a nationally recognized speaker and best- selling author, known for his unparalleled ability to turn advance tax strategies into understandable, actionable and entertaining advice. This event is open to not only the members of the Knights, but every member of your Church. These two events are great ways to get more new members into your councils, as well as satisfy requirements for earning council awards.
Purchase an Indiana KofC License plate now! 2020_IN_License_Plates.pdf (indianakofc.org) We need 500 members to either renew or purchase a new one, or we will not have it come January, 2023
Please continue to use e-forms or scan and email all correspondence to our Supreme Office. DO NOT use the Postal Service.
Council / Assembly Billing Statements Are Paperless:
The monthly Council / Assembly Billing Statements can be found in Officers Online, under the Reports tab. These statements are accessible to any leader that has access to Officers Online for a council or assembly. You can look up the previous 18-monthly statements by clicking on the “Past” link. New statements are available on the first day of each month.
Virtual Supreme Training sessions in May:
Forms and the Supreme website – May 3rd, 8pm CT (9pm ET)
Many councils have been struggling with where and how to fill out forms on the Supreme website. Where do we find them? How do we fill them out? Who can fill out the online forms? Who has access? Lots of questions to go through and we will find the answers together. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6382698407086068495
You are your programs - May 9th, 8pm CT (9pm ET)
Understand your council’s perception by fellow parishioners, particularly that of inactive members and future potential members.
Construct a council mission statement that reflects the council’s vision and goals. Understand our Faith in Action program model and its four categories – Faith, Family, Community and Life.
Identify your council’s flagship program(s).
Access your council’s current program regimen and identify the current strengths and weaknesses among its program calendar.
Develop a calendar for the next 6-12 months that responds to the council’s mission statement and addresses some of the council’s strengths and weaknesses identified above.
Understand the Program Director’s role in leading the council’s programming efforts. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/7940000497179782413
Grand Knight Overview (NEW) – May 16th, 8PM CT (9PM ET)
I have been elected Grand Knight - what do I do now? Meetings, appointments, Star Councils, Growth, and many other things you have to deal with and plan for. This webinar will cover duties of a Grand Knight and keys to success that will help you be the best you can be. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/300156101764008207
Council Officers Overview (NEW) – May 23rd, 8PM CT (9PM ET)
The Leadership of the council is important to its success. Good leaders make a good council and to pick good leaders we must first know what the responsibilities are of each position. During this webinar we will cover the main responsibilities of each officer position. This will be an overview to help you select the next leaders for the new Fraternal Year. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/1565945773497014798
District Deputy Overview (NEW) – May 24th, 8pm CT (9pm ET) https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/232875885757057295
My State Deputy just called and wants me to be the next district deputy. What do I do? This presentation will preview some things a district deputy should be aware of. From simple duties to how I can get answers to local council questions. This presentation, under an hour, will give you a good foothold in the role as district deputy, an invaluable resource!
Watch archived Webinars from Supreme on demand: Fraternal Video Resources | Knights of Columbus (kofc.org)
Member Educational Resources
If you would like to receive the Fraternal Leader Advisory, an excellent online resource containing timely information to keep your council current and on track, go to: Fraternal Leader Advisory - Archive | Knights of Columbus (kofc.org)
KnightCast is a new video series that shares timely, compelling information to promote personal development and faith formation. To register: Home - KnightCast (constantcontactsites.com)
Faithful Citizen Program, an opportunity for members to defend their values by getting involved in various federal legislative, regulatory, and legal issues that impact Catholic morals and teaching. Faithful Citizenship | Knights of Columbus (kofc.org)
Our Supreme “Leave No Neighbor Behind” program continues this fraternal year - utilize The COVID Recovery Program - COVID RECOVERY PROGRAM (CRP) | Knights of Columbus (kofc.org). Because of Past Supreme Knight, Carl A. Anderson’s foresight, this initiative has impacted those in most need, and it starts with every brother and council. Continue to help your fellow council members, widows, and your church community.