RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP
Through its university affiliation, the Center for the Study of Church Management is committed to contributing to knowledge formation and dissemination through research.
Both scholarly and applied researchers are welcomed to contact the Center for more information about research funding, ongoing research support and presentation opportunities.
2023-2024 RESEARCH FELLOWS WEBINARS
Each year, the Villanova Center for Church Management sponsors research fellows exploring the field of church management. Click below to learn more about some of these research topics and to view select webinar presentations and PowerPoints on their scholarly findings. These resources are free and can be shared with anyone who might benefit from them.
Understanding the Impact of Covid-19 on US Protestant and Catholic Church Giving: November 3, 2023
All May Not Be Forgiven: Post Seminary Financial Liabilities for Diocesan Catholics Pursuing Ordination: November 10, 2023
Funding Forward: A Pathway to More Sustainable Models for Ministry: November 17, 2023
The Latino Experience at Catholic Parishes in the United States: A Stakeholder Analysis Approach: February 9, 2024
Finances in U.S. Latino Congregations Trends from the Faith Communities Today (FACT) and Exploring the Pandemic Impact on Congregations (EPIC) Surveys: February 16, 2024
Catholic Foundations: An Analysis of Governance Structures, Transparency and Financial Performance: February 23, 2024
Research Fellows Examining the Past, Present and Future of Ecumenical Clergy Finance Issues
As part of a generous gift from the Lilly Endowment’s National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges for Pastoral Leaders, we are proud to sponsor research fellows and mentors who are performing ground-breaking research on clergy finance issues.
Master of Science in Church Management