Fraternal Leader Advisory
Breaking News | Reminders | Resources | Recommendations
Volume 11 | September 3, 2020
Important Links
Fraternal Operations
UPDATED Leadership Resources (#5093) Released
Every fraternal leader should review the practical information contained in this updated handbook for council and district officers.
UPDATED Constitutional Roll
The updated Constitutional Roll is now available for order at Supplies Online, and can be ordered by councils for $10.96 USD each. Enter “Constitutional Roll” or item number 343 in the search bar.
Register Now for the next Webinar!
Fraternal Operations: First Quarter Check-In
During this webinar, we will do a quick council check-in, provide tips for the second quarter to help you achieve your goals, and a review of the resources and tools available to you for success this fraternal year. 

All council, district and state leaders are encouraged to register for this webinar.
Membership Growth
Columbia: A Great Recruitment Tool
The September 2020 edition of Columbia — a PDF of the entire issue as well as links to separate articles — is now online. Be sure to share its content with prospective members, encouraging them to learn more about the good works of the Order and the benefits of brotherhood.
Online Membership and the Prospect Tab
Review the step by step process on how a prospective member can sign up online and how easy it is for your council to get them into a local council using the Prospect Tab in Officers Online.
On-Demand Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity
We have upgraded to a new, cleaner platform to host our online events and Exemplifications of Charity, Unity and Fraternity. Therefore, invitations that led to the On24 platform are now obsolete. To invite a candidate to the On-Demand ceremony, please use the NEW invitations available in English, Spanish and French. The invitation, registration, and reporting processes remain the same.

NOTE: Councils must file a form 100 for all candidates who complete an online exemplification. For clarification on the difference between the On-Demand Ceremony and Online Membership (Online Join), click here.
Evangelization and Faith Formation
Programs: Planning for Success Webinar
To view the webinar from last week on demand, as well as access the resources from the presentation, click here.

Community: Coats for Kids
Helping children stay warm during those cold winter months all across North America. To learn more, visit kofc.org/coats.

Life: Ultrasound
Save lives by placing an ultrasound machine in local center or mobile unit. To learn how, visit kofc.org/ultrasound.
District Deputy Corner
  • The 55th Annual College Councils Conference is being held virtually on September 11-12. All college knights, state officers, and district deputies of college councils are encouraged to attend. Learn more and register now! Please reach out to college@kofc.org with questions.
  • Schedule monthly district phone calls with council leadership teams to discuss progress, address issues and share best practices. Participants should include grand knights, financial secretaries, program directors and membership directors.
  • Remind your councils that the Semiannual Council Audit (#1295) was due August 15.
Grand Knight Corner
  • Use the Star Council Award as a guide for planning your fraternal year. 
  • Contact your field agent to schedule Fraternal Benefit Seminars.
  • For quick tips on meeting with your pastor watch this short video.
Financial Secretary Corner
  • The Candidate Tab (online form 100) is a great tool to process new members and transfers quickly. Learn more by watching this short training video.
The next webinar on September 17, will be hosted by the Fraternal Operations department. We need your input to ensure this webinar is timely and informative. As you end the first quarter of the fraternal year and look ahead to the next nine months, how can we help you achieve your goals?
Thank you for your service to the Order. If you have any questions or suggestions during your term, please email fraternalmission@kofc.org
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