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Welcome to Bold Money Matter$!

A CME Clergy Financial Literacy Initiative!

We are overjoyed to announce that the CME Church is the recipient of a 4-year ($1 million) grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. The grant will fund a program to provide a financial literacy educational series to CME Clergy, as well as support a fund to provide direct aid to program participants. In keeping with the quadrennial theme, we are tagging this program as “BOLD Money Matters”!  Over 400+ Clergy registered for the Spring and Fall 2023 Bold Money Matter$ Educational Series Sessions.   

The Bold Money Matter$ Curriculum At A Glance...

  • A Theology & Spirituality of Money
  • Your Money Autobiography
  • The “Bolden” Rules of Finance
  • Wise Budgeting, Banking and Credit
  • Debt Reduction
  • Creating Wealth & Alternate Income
  • Insurance as Part of Your Financial Portfolio
  • Estate Planning

What You can expect:

  • Access to live and recorded financial literacy sessions
  • Presenter outlines/ resources
  • Advanced sessions
  • All eligible Clergy will have access to the direct aid application upon completion of all live courses within the educational series.

Ministerial Excellence Fund

Eligible participants who complete the live educational series will have the opportunity to apply for direct aid made possible through the Lilly Endowment Inc. and CME matching funds.  Spring 2023, MEF awarded $70,000 to eligible Clergy and is prepared to distribute another $80,000 by the end of 2023.  Eligible participants can apply by logging into their BMM online learning platform then clicking on the “Apply for M.E.F.” .  Potential Donors click here to help raise our $600,000 MEF matching goal.  

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Ecumenical Rep and Development Officer

Bishop Teresa E.


Ecumenical & Development
PO Box 5069
Sun City, FL 33571
Office: 404-307-2911
[email protected]

Register Now for The Next Bold Money Matter$ Educational Series for CME Clergy

Meet the Bold Money Matter$ TEAM

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Bishop Teresa E. Snorton

Ecumenical Bishop and Grant Administrator

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Dr. Tyrone T. Davis

Program Coordinator and Budget Officer

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Mrs. CheRhonda Greenlee

Program Assistant

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Bishop Sylvester Williams

Ministerial Excellence Fund

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Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield


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Dr. Victor Taylor

Ministerial Excellence Fund

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Dr. Paul Brown


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Dr. Pene Woods


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Rev. L. Jermaine Woods


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