Appeal Timetable for ACTS 2020

 

December 2019

· December 2 -6, Crosier Society donors to receive First Mailing

· December 11, Deadline for Regional Pastoral Leaders to submit parish targets

· December 13, The Leaven: Annual Report

· December 16 - 20, ACTS 2020 parishes receive appeal materials

 

January 1-10, 2020

· Moratorium on fundraising begins

· Pastors to submit Parish Appeal Coordinators and Lay Presenters

· The Leaven article:  profiling Honorary Chairs and introduces ACTS 2020

 

January 11-17, 2020 | Week 1 | Kick-Off Weekend

· Archbishop Naumann’s homily played at all Masses with endorsement by pastor from the pulpit

· Use suggested prayers of the faithful, bulletin and pulpit announcements

· Personalized and Segmented letters sent to all homes

· Parishioners encouraged to return completed pledge cards to the Archdiocese or to the parish through the collection next weekend

January 18-24, 2020 | Week 2

· Use suggested prayers of the faithful, bulletin and pulpit announcements

· ACTS Funded Ministry Article published in The Leaven

· Pledge card collection

January 25-31, 2020 | Week 3 | Lay Presenter Weekend

· Use suggested prayers of the faithful, bulletin and pulpit announcements

· Lay Presenters speak at all the Masses

· Play ACTS Video (Promotional Video)

· Pledge card collection

 

 February 1-7, 2020 | Week 4

· Use suggested prayers of the faithful, bulletin and pulpit announcements

· Play ACTS Video (Promotional video)

· Pledge card collection

February 8-14, 2020 | Week 5 | In-Pew Appeal Weekend (Option 1)

· Pastor conducts in-pew appeal

· Use suggested prayers of the faithful, bulletin and pulpit announcements

· Pledge card collection

February 15-21, 2020 | Week 6 | In-Pew Appeal Weekend (Option 2)

· Pastor conducts in-pew appeal if not already conducted

· Play ACTS Video (Promotional video)

· Use suggested prayers of the faithful, bulletin and pulpit announcements

· Pledge card collection

February 22-23, 2020 | Final Ask Weekend

March 2020

· Moratorium ends

· First follow-up mailing sent to non-respondents

April 2020

· Second follow-up mailing sent to non-respondents

 

May 2020

· The Leaven publishes Parish Report on appeal progress

November 2020

· November 22 — Crosier Mass and Brunch, Savior Pastoral Center  (Crosier Society  Members,  and ACTS Funded Ministry Leaders)

· Donors thanked again for their ACTS 2020 gifts by Archbishop Naumann

 

December 2020

· ACTS Annual Report published in The Leaven