St Michael Catholic Church, New Lothrop, MI

St Michael Catholic Church New Lothrop, Michigan

Campaign Purpose

St. Michael's Pride in Our Past, Faith in Our Future campaign included extensive plans to repair and renovate their church building interior. This involved infrastructure work (like HVAC and lighting), repositioning the sanctuary, shrines, and choir, and updating the interior including the stained glass windows. The community responded with enthusiastic generosity, exceeding their campaign goal.

Testimonial

“Walsh's work ethic, energy, professionalism, organization, and motivational skills made our campaign the success that it was. The campaign Walsh helped us conduct was a big boost to this parish in all the ways Michael Walsh said it would be!” - Rev. John Cotter, Pastor

Campaign Statistics

$1,000,000
Campaign Goal

$1,301,377
Amount Raised

2.66
Times Annual Giving

First Congregational Church, Traverse City, MI

First Congregational Church, Traverse City, Michigan


More Successes


Campaign Purpose

First Congregational’s Forward by Faith campaign was supported by their givers who exceeded their goal and raised almost 5 times their annual giving. The funds will build their new Kidz Ministry Zone and complete renovations in their Sanctuary, Fellowship Hall, and Fireside Room.

Testimonial

“Your company has helped us incredibly well throughout a successful campaign. I would confidently recommend Walsh & Associates to other churches. Thank you so much for helping us!”
– Elaine Wood, Church Council Member

Campaign Statistics

$2,500,000

Campaign Goal

$3,456,252

Amount Raised

4.97
Times Annual Giving

Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Birmingham, MI

Our Shepherd Lutheran Church Birmingham, Michigan

Campaign Purpose

Our Shepherd Lutheran's Renewing Our Shepherd campaign raised funds to replace their roofs and the single pane windows at both campuses, replace failing HVAC systems, improve their parking lots and add security lighting. The members generously exceeded their goal so they may also do other planned improvements at their church, school, and childcare facilities.

Testimonial

“The materials and training were terrific. They made this overwhelming, daunting task doable.” - Michele Shoan, Co-chair Advanced Gifts

Campaign Statistics

$1,500,000
Campaign Goal

$1,940,116
Amount Raised

1.55
Times Annual Giving

First Congregational Church, Kalamazoo, MI

First Congregational Church, UCC Kalamazoo, Michigan


More Successes


Campaign Purpose

First Congregational’s plans includes being good stewards of their building and transforming the spaces surrounding their sanctuary to be more open, secure, and inviting; to make their building as welcoming as its membership. Due to the extensive nature of this vision, they will implement it in phases. Phase I includes the sanctuary wall restoration, creation of an atrium, and many additional main level enhancements. Phase II will allow for other renovations and ministry enhancements.

Testimonial

The members of First Congregational’s community showed tremendous support for their plans by raising over five-and-a-half times their annual offertory in their Our Faith, Our City, Our Future campaign.

Campaign Statistics

$1,500,000

Recommended Goal

$1,800,000

Amount Raised

5.64
Times Annual Giving