Utah State Council Training

2021-2022 Fraternal Year, Jerry Angus (State Trainer)

Contact: Jerry Angus (training topic suggestions welcome!) When: Monthly, on the Fourth (4th) Monday each month. Register using the links here to be sent the GoToMeeting details.  After the training, the GoToMeeting recording will be uploaded to YouTube (as an unlisted video).  There is also a playlist of all the GoToMeeting presentation recordings on YouTube.  The training sessions below are in reverse chronological order (most recent first). State Training Topics – Quick Links

2020-2021 Fraternal Year, Jerry Angus (State Trainer)

  • Monday, 6/28No Training Webinar Tonight.
  • Monday, 5/24 – COVID Recovery Program (CRP) and Fraternal Year Closeout
  • Monday, 4/26 – How to Mentor Your Replacement and Council Elections (in person, remote or hybrid)
  • Monday, 3/22 – Fraternal Programs Report Form #10784, the NEW SP-7 and other concerns from DD’s and GK’s.
  • Monday, 2/22 – Social Media Usage and PDF Forms
  • Monday, 1/25 – How to Write State Awards
  • Tuesday, 1/19 – New Meeting Format and Q. & A. (any topic)
  • Monday, 12/28No Training Webinar Tonight.  Merry Christmas!
  • Monday, 11/23 – Financial Secretary Member Management (also good for Faithful Comptrollers!)
  • Wednesday, 10/28 – Online Membership (Reintroduction)
  • Tuesday, 10/27 – Online Membership (Reintroduction)
  • Monday, 10/26 – How to Conduct Council Meetings
  • Monday, 9/28 – Officers Online and Member Management (how to use, update and input data and forms)
  • Monday, 8/24 – Council Budget and Fraternal Benefit Night Overview
  • Monday, 7/27 – Delta Church Drive and Your Yearly Council Plan

Monday, 5/23/2022 – Financial Secretary Skills and Techniques for Success

  • We have Robert “Bob” Diaz, one of the best Financial Secretaries in the state, teaching this class.
    • If you are a FS you do not want to miss this class.
    • Leaders are your FS doing the correct job?  How do you know?
    • Come and get your answers to these questions.
  • Resources
    • GoToMeeting Recording (YouTube) (Training Playlist)
    • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
      • FS 101 Handout (PDF updated 5/23)
    • Summary of Financial Secretary’s Responsibilities 10238 (v03-19, Supreme)
    • Financial Secretary’s Guide #5089 (v08-18, Supreme)
    • Affiliate Member Initiative Guidebook (PDF) Pilot Phase 2 Edition – April, 2022, Includes Revised Appendix B

Monday, 4/25/2022 – District Deputy Checklist for Success

  • Resources:
    • GoToMeeting Recording (YouTube) (Training Playlist)
    • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
    • District Deputy Checklist (XLS); Updated checklist (PDF, MS Word DOCX)
    • Sample DD Monthly Report for Council Meetings from DD6 Mike Middlemiss for April 2022 (PDF)
    • Fraternal Leader Success Planner #5033 (v07-21Supreme)
    • Faith in Action (FIA) – Featured Programs Minimum Requirements 10746 (1/21 PDF; Supreme PDFwebpage)
    • Star Council Award www.KofC.org/Star
    • Safe Environment www.KofC.org/Safe
      • Safe Environment Requirements for 2022-2023 (PDF)

Monday, 3/28/2022 – Online Member Signup Procedures

Monday, 1/24/2022 – New Affiliate Membership Program

Monday, 12/27/2021 – Merry Christmas!  No Training

  • No registration.  No resources.

Monday, 11/22/2021 – Happy Thanksgiving!  No Training

  • No registration.  No resources.

Monday, 10/25/2021 – Officers Online and Supreme Updates

  • GoToMeeting Recording (YouTube) (Training Playlist)
  • Presenters: Jerry Angus, FDD, Karl VanMaren
    1.  Can you use Officers Online?
    2.  Do you know how (and when) Supreme sends updates?
    3.  DD’s do you know how to use Officers Online and Utah State website?
  • Resources
    • PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
  • Supreme Council Links
    • Officers Online

Monday, 9/27/2021 – Running A Successful Church Drive (How to Conduct Your Fall Church Drive)

Monday, 8/23/2021 – Tips for New Grand Knights (and Faithful Navigators)

Monday, 7/26/2021 – How To Conduct an Audit (Council and/or Assembly)

Monday, 6/28/2021 – No Training Webinar Tonight

Monday, 5/24/2021 – COVID Recovery Program (CRP) and Fraternal Year Closeout

Monday, 4/26/2021 – How to Mentor Your Replacement and Council Elections (in person, remote or hybrid)

Monday, 3/22/2021 – Fraternal Programs Report Form #10784, the NEW SP-7 and other concerns from DD’s and GK’s.

  • Where to find the form?  www.kofc.org/fiaforms
    • The Fraternal Programs Report Form integrates data previously collected on individual program report forms. This form should be completed online by a member of the council after the completion of every Faith in Action program. Watch this training video for more information on when and how to complete this form. Please report ALL program participation through the online #10784 form.
    • When reporting certain programs, there are additional special fields on the form: * Family of the Month * Coats for Kids * Global Wheelchair Mission * Habitat for Humanity * March for Life * Silver Rose (include distance traveled in miles) * Special Olympics (council or state program)
  • Presenter: Jerry Angus
  • GoToMeeting Recording (YouTube) (Training Playlist)
  • Resources:
    • Presentation slides (PDF)
    • Fraternal Programs Report Form #10784 – Enter Online (only)
    • Program Forms Reference Guide 11172 (2/21 PDF; Supreme PDF, webpage)
    • Columbian Award Application SP-7 (2/21 PDF; Supreme PDF, Online, webpage)
    • Featured Faith in Action (FIA) Programs Minimum Requirements 10746 (1/21 PDF; Supreme PDF, webpage)
    • Annual Survey of Fraternal Activity – Assembly 1728 (2/21 PDF; Supreme PDF, Online, webpage)
    • Star Council — www.KofC.org/Star
      • Updated McGivney Award Requirements (membership quotas & the councils that have them)
        • Quota of 2: 777, 1136, 2611, 5347, 6147, 6739, 7401, 8350, 8606, 9561, 12264, 12959, 13297, 13646, 14239, 14764, 15741, 16006, 16127, 17140.
        • Quota of 3: 5502 (Bountiful), 6010 (Layton), 7961 (West Jordan), 9731 (Magna), 10304 (Taylorsville), 11246 (Cedar City), 14399 (Holy Family).
        • Quota of 4: 602 (Cathedral – SLC), 9849 (Saint James – Ogden), 15418 (Saint Ambrose – SLC).
        • Quota of 5: 1129 (Park City), 6966 (Sandy).
        • Quota of 6: 5214 (Kearns), 11479 (Saint Thomas More).
        • Quota of 7: 10733 (Saint George).
        • Quota of 9: 12181 (Draper).
        • Quota of 11: 11812 (Wendover).

Monday, 2/22/2021 – Social Media Usage and PDF Forms

Monday, 1/25/2021 – How to Write State Awards

  • Presenter: Jerry Angus
  • GoToMeeting Recording (YouTube) (Training Playlist)
  • Resources:
    • Presentation slides (updated links) (PDF)
    • Sample Council Letterhead (DOCX)
    • Service Program (Faith, Family, Community, Life) Awards Entry Form STSP (2/21 PDF; Supreme PDF, webpage)
    • Family of the Year Entry Form 10680 (2/21 PDF; Supreme PDF, webpage)
    • Fourth Degree Forms
      • Due 3/15: To Be A Patriot Award Application TBP-1 (08/19 PDF is obsolete; Supreme 2/21 PDF, webpage)
      • Due 6/30: Civic Award 2321 (08/19 PDF is obsolete; Supreme 3/21 PDF, webpage)
    • New in 2022: Chaplain of the Year Information Form (DOCX)

Tuesday, 1/19 – New Meeting Format and Q. & A. (any topic)

Monday, 12/28/2020 – Merry Christmas!  No Training

  • No registration.  No resources.

Monday, 11/23/2020 – Financial Secretary Member Management (also good for Faithful Comptrollers!)

 

Wednesday, 10/28/2020 – Online Membership (Reintroduction)

Tuesday, 10/27/2020 – Online Membership (Reintroduction)

  • Presenter: Regional Growth Director Ray Lopez, PSD
  • GoToWebinar Recording (Note: content starts 10 minutes into the recording)
    • Note: Not on YouTube
  • Presentation Sides (PDF)
    • Online Prospect Form (English, Spanish)
    • Join Online www.kofc.org/JoinUs  Recruiting?  Provide your council # and your membership # for the new member to enter.
    • Officers Online www.kofc.org/oo
      • Prospect Tab (pending online members)
      • Candidate Tab (electronic Form 100)

 

Monday, 10/26/2020 – How to Conduct Council Meetings

Charter Constitution and Laws www.kofc.org/ccl SEC. 124. Each subordinate council shall hold at least two regular meetings each month, one of which is an officers’ business meeting open to all members, and one shall be designated as a regular membership meeting.

  • Presenter: Jerry Angus, FDD
  • GoToMeeting Recording (YouTube) (Training Playlist)
  • Presentation Sides (PDF)
  • Opening and Closing Odes (PDF, DOCX)
  • Tools and Best Practices for Remote Meetings (PDF, Supreme)
  • The Method of Conducting a Council Meeting Form 1937 v.05-15 (PDF, Supreme)
  • The Method of Conducting Council Meetings Form 10318 v.10-15 (PDF, Supreme)
  • Jerry’s Council Meeting ideas (PDF, DOCX)
  • Electronic Business Meetings – Voting on Motions and the Admission of Candidates for Membership (PDF, Supreme)
  • Fraternal Operations During COVID-19 Resources (Supreme)

 

Monday, 9/28/2020 – Officers Online and Member Management (how to use, update and input data and forms)

Can you…

  • Send an email to your council through member management?
  • Verify if your council is current on safe environment?
  • Verify if Supreme has received your Audit report in officers online?

If you answered no to any of these questions, you need to register for this training!

 

Monday, 8/24/2020 – Council Budget and Fraternal Benefit Night Overview

  • Presenters: Jerry Angus (FDD) and Field Agent Gene Trombetti
  • GoToMeeting Recording (YouTube) (Training Playlist)
  • Council Budget (Jerry Angus)
    • Presentation Slides (PDF)
    • Sample Budget Spreadsheet (XLSX)
  • Fraternal Benefit Presentations – KofC Insurance (Gene Trombetti)

 

Monday, 7/27/2020 – Delta Church Drive and Your Yearly Council Plan

Regional Training

2021-2022 Fraternal Year, Ken White (Associate Regional Growth & Training Director, Western Territory)

Contact: Ken White

General Notes:

  • Sessions are not recorded. They are offered multiple times, please select one that fits in your schedule.
  • The schedule listed below is subject to change.  It’s also posted online on the ARGTD page at www.KofC.org/Training (click on Ken White).  Supreme website walk-through with pictures (PDF).
  • Everyone is welcome to attend any session, check this guide (PDF) to see the target group(s) for each training topic.
  • June 2022 (PDF with both 6pm and 8pm), May 2022 (6PM PDF, 8PM PDF), April 2022 (PDF), March 2022 (PDF), Feb. 2022 (PDF); Jan. 2022 (PDF); Dec. 2021 (PDF); Nov. 2021 (PDF); Oct. 2021 (PDF)
  • Registration:
    • Registration is done through GoToWebinar links below (you’ll get automatic meeting reminders).
    • You can set your time zone to Mountain Time (some are 7pm Central Time, others 7pm Pacific Time).
    • Registration is open to all interested Knights!
  • Training Topics (click link to register and for the full descriptions)
    • The Delta Church Drive System
      • Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 6:00 PM
      • Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 8:00 PM
      • Attendees will be guided through a much warmer, friendlier, and easier way to host a Church Recruitment Drive and will be introduced to the “Delta Church Drive Faith In Action Weekend” concept.  The Delta Church Drive System is the path to creating a culture of sustainable growth and servant leadership development in your Council.
      • Attendees will be guided through a much warmer, friendlier, and easier way to host a Church Recruitment Drive. 
      • The Delta Church Drive System is made up of 7 Simple Components that any Council can deploy.  This webinar will show you how easy (and fun) a Delta Church Drive can be.
      • Sample Timeline for a Delta Church Drive – Suggested Steps to Success (7/1/2021-PDF, 8/26/2021-PDF)
    • District Deputy Basic Training – Part 2
      • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 6:00 PM
      • Tuesday, June 14, 2022 8:00 PM
      • District Deputy Basic Training taught you WHAT is expected of you as a District Deputy. District Deputy Basic Training Part 2 will give you the HOW to do what is expected:
        • How to help Drive Growth
        • How to help set the tone on Council Experience,
        • and How to help Councils put Faith In Action.
    • Grand Knight Basic Training – Part 2
    • Council Officer Basic Training
      • Thursday, June 16, 6:00 PM
      • Thursday, June 16, 8:00 PM
      • Are you ready to become an Officer in your Council? Are you wanting more information before making the commitment? This training is designed to inform you before making a decision to step “Into the Breach” and be a successful Council leader.
      • As a Council Officer, you need to:
        • understand your duties and responsibilities
        • understand the level of commitment involved
        • engage your fellow council officers in the Order’s initiatives
        • encourage team building among council officers
        • ensure the council is the “go-to” group for parish pastors to get help
        • make it a priority for councils to invite all eligible Catholic men to join
      • And most of all have fun being a Knight of Columbus Council Leader!
    • Council Growth
      • Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 6:00 PM 
      • Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 8:00 PM 
      • This training is designed to demonstrate the importance of establishing a “Culture of Sustainable Growth and Servant Leadership Development” in every Knights of Columbus Council. All Councils are counted on to create an environment for their team that is welcoming and active. If your Council isn’t active and growing, it’s dying. Come and get some “Growth Nourishment” by attending this webinar.
    • You Are Your Programs
      • Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 6:00 PM
      • Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 8:00 PM
      • This webinar is designed as part of a three-pronged approach (along with our Council Growth and Membership Engagement webinars) to help council leaders begin to develop a plan, put forth their Vision and Mission, and learn the skills to lead their council to new heights. Please join our honest and open conversation that will inspire you to take your council to the next level.
    • Enhancing Member Experience by Creating a Culture of Engagement
      • Thursday, June 23, 2022, 6:00 PM 
      • Thursday, June 23, 2022, 8:00 PM
      • This training on Enhancing Member Experience by Creating a Culture of Engagement is one of the most
        important we have to offer. As our councils actively engage members, their experience is far more positive, which leads to new men joining our councils and it allows us to do more charitable work. During this training presentation, we will:
        • Highlight the important relationship between member experience and member engagement
        • Complete a Council Engagement Assessment and know your council’s current engagement score
        • Provide your council specific tools to improve your council engagement score
        • Answer as many of your questions as possible
  • Previously Offered Topics
    • Saturday with Supreme
      • An Open Discussion/Brainstorming Session with the ARGTD (Associate Regional Growth & Training Director) of the Western Territory. Please join in to share some of your successes and best practices experienced this past Fraternal Year.
      • We want to hear from you, come and let your voice be heard! Join in this “Open” Discussion for Knights in the Western Territory. We have no agenda. The conversation will take us wherever it leads. This open mic forum is an opportunity for us to gather on a Territorial Level. The invite list for this first time event in the West is limited to 500 attendees. Please don’t hesitate to register and confirm your access!  Let’s make this event so much fun we will have to do it again. We want to hear from you. Viva Cristo Rey
      • We want to hear from you, come and let your voice be heard! Join in this “Open” Discussion for Knights in the Western Territory.  We have no agenda. The conversation will take us….
    • Online Membership Basic Training
      • Online Membership is still misunderstood and underutilized. This short and simple “refresher” lesson will clear up all the myths and misgivings when it comes to Online Membership. If you want to grow your Council, this is one tool that you should be using year round.
    • Grand Knight Basic Training
      • This Training is designed to help you be a successful leader. As a Grand Knight, you will be expected to:
        • understand your duties and responsibilities
        • engage your fellow officers
        • form your membership into a team
        • work with other councils on larger initiatives
        • be the “go-to guys” for your parish pastors
        • make charitable works the focus of your council
        • invite all eligible Catholic men to join
    • District Deputy Basic Training
      • This training is designed to help you be a successful leader.
      • As District Deputy, you need to:
        • understand your Duties and Responsibilities
        • make Charitable Works the focus of your District
        • engage Council Officers in the Order’s Initiatives
        • encourage Team Building among Council Officers
        • pool resources in your District on larger Initiatives
        • ensure the Councils are the “Go-to Guys” for Pastors
        • make it a priority to invite all eligible Catholic men to join
        • have fun being a Knight!
    • Surfing Safari-Navigating the Supreme Website
      • Join in the fun as we “Surf” the internet and explore the new “For Members” section of our Knights of Columbus Website. We will uncover Training, Resource Material & Videos available to all Knights!
    • District Deputy Check-In (Last Chance)
      • Did you miss the opportunity to participate in the District Deputy Check-In for your State? Don’t miss this “Last Chance”
        opportunity to catch the leadership strategies used by successful Knights of Columbus District Deputy Supreme Knights.
        WARNING: Please be advised that if you decide to join in on the Webinar, you might have some fun and learn something all in one evening! See what your brother Knights have said about the District Deputy Check-In Training…
    • Working With Your Pastor
    • The District Deputies Guide to New Council Development
    • Cultivating Parish Success: Investing in Key Relationships
    • COVID Recovery Program (CRP)
    • How to Manage a Happy and Healthy District
      • Note: This could also be called “How to Make Form 944 Your Best Friend”
    • New Meeting Guidelines
  • Note: List updated for the June 2022 training (on 05/25/2022).

Supreme Council Webinars

https://www.kofc.org/training (training section of the website)
https://www.kofc.org/webinar (webinars both future and past)

Videos with specific training:

OO = Officers Online, MM = Member Management
Reminders: How A Prospect Joins Online (PDF); then with Online Members use the Prospect Tab (PDF directions).

Quick Tips Videos
* How to Run A Successful Open House
* How to Run A Successful Program
* How to Successfully Communicate with Your Pastor
* How to Run A Successful Council Meeting

Dates and Links to Specific Webinars (for viewing on demand, and their resource links)

06/16/2022 Planning for the Upcoming Fraternal Year 2022-2023
* Are you going to be a district or council leader for the 2022-2023 fraternal year? Then this webinar is for you! Come learn about essential tips, tools, techniques, and resources to help you lead your district or council to new heights this year. In addition, we will discuss changes to council award criteria, how to build critical relationships both inside and outside the order, effective member engagement techniques, information about the Affiliate Member Initiative, and much more. Every fraternal leader should attend this critical webinar. And if you can’t join us live, sign up to watch on demand.

03/09/2022 Turning Lenten Fish Fries into Membership Bonanzas AND Strategies to Live a Holy Lent and Easter
* Lenten Fish Fry Membership Drive (PDF)

12/16/2021 Affiliate Member Training Session for West Territory Jurisdictions (webinar)
* Affiliate Membership Initiative Guidebook PDF (11231, rev. 11/2021)
* Affiliate Membership Initiative FAQ PDF (ver. 2021.12.09)

11/18/2021 How to Make Your Council Well Known and Highly Respected!
* Registration link
* Original Title: Raising Your Council’s Profile

09/16/2021 Church Drives & Member Engagement
* Registration link

08/22/2021 Faith in Action & Your Council

07/22/2021 Fraternal Year 2021-2022: What Officers Need to Know

  • Save the date and register for our first webinar of the 2021-2022 Fraternal Year! We will discuss important things to know as the year begins and ways to celebrate our founders first feast day on August 13.
  • Are you a district or council leader this fraternal year? Then this webinar is for you! Learn about essential tools and resources to lead your district or council to new heights this year. Additionally, we’ll discuss changes to Officers Online, review criteria for district and council awards, and discuss ways you can celebrate Blessed Michael McGivney’s first feast day. Every fraternal leader should attend this critical webinar. And if you can’t join us live, sign up to watch on demand.

  • REGISTRATION LINK: https://goto.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1478998&tp_key=465978e1a5&sti=fla31

04/22/2021 COVID Recovery Program (CRP)

03/18/2021 Revised Criteria for Council Awards

01/21/2021 Can Do Strategies for A Successful Second Half

12/17/2020 Fraternal Operations: New Guidelines for Council Meetings

12/10/2020 Supporting the Global Wheelchair Mission
* YouTube Video (246): “A Journey on Common Ground” https://youtu.be/a1GArluab_4

11/24/2020 Cultivating Parish Success: Investing in Key Relationships (on 10/28 moved from 11/19)

10/15/2020 Growth: Extending Fr. McGivney’s Invitation

09/17/2020 Fraternal Operations: First Quarter Check-In

08/27/2020 Programs: Planning for Success

07/23/2020 Getting Off to A Fast Start

06/25/2020 Recent Changes, New Tools & Quick Tips

06/11/2020 Frank Talk for Fraternal Leaders

05/14/2020 Post Coronavirus Operations and End of Year Action

04/30/2020 Revised Criteria for Council Awards

04/08/2020 Training for Online Exemplification

04/02/2020 Fraternal Operations – Leave No Neighbor Behind

03/26/2020 Fraternal Operations with Coronavirus Restrictions

03/10/2020 New Exemplification of Charity, Unity & Fraternity

Looking for something older? Check the webinar archive (currently offline)!