This website has been created mainly to aid Grand Knights, Financial Secretaries, and other leaders in Iowa Knights of Columbus Councils and Districts.
Click here for the Star Council checklist.
Information for Grand Knights:
------>Electronic version of the July 2015 Booklet (Resource Book)
------>Iowa KofC forms
------>Supreme KofC forms
------>The fastest and most direct way of submitting a Form 100 is to e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
------>Round Table program for Councils serving more than one parish: Iowa Round Table profile page (under construction); Round Table Chairman's Profile Page; Form 2629 due 1 Sep; Form 2630 due 30 June.
------>Information about the Office of Grand Knight
------>Grand Knights/Faithful Navigators of Iowa Private Group
------>Insurance Information for Grand Knights
Information to help Grand Knights fill out the Columbian Award (Form SP-7), which is required to achieve Star Council status:
------>Columbian Award template page 1
------>Columbian Award template page 2
Important recruitment & retention strategies:
------>Recruitment: Power of 1
------>Recruitment: Give Me 5
------>Recruitment: Power of 10
------>Recruitment & retention: Council Growth & Development page
----->Recruitment & retention: Membership Development & Growth Private Group
------>Retention: Iowa Knights of Columbus Retention Chairman's Profile Page
------>Retention Committee (click here and scroll down to see comments)
------>Mentor Program for retention (click here and scroll down to see comments)
------>How to increase the percentage of Knights attending Council meetings for retention (click here and scroll down to see comments)
------>Ceremonials are keys to retention: (1) Click here and then scroll down to see the comments about the importance of having Knights take the second and third degrees asap after having been introduced to the Order via the first degree. (2) Click here for general and administrative information about ceremonials.
------>Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney Guild membership is also a key component of retention: All members of the Knights of Columbus should be members of the Guild. Click here for information.
Knightline: Published monthly, Knightline (which beginning in 2010 was combined with Program Supplement) is an important resource for local K of C leaders. The newsletter features news from the Supreme Council office, actions of the Order's Board of Directors, a column on Knights of Columbus insurance up-to-date program and membership growth events for the coming months that the council, assembly or circle can become involved with. Click here for issues.
Iowa Knightline: The Iowa Knightline is a newsletter sent electronically to council leadership on a biweekly basis. Information contained focuses on tips, tricks, and tools a council's leadership needs to be successful.Click here to subscribe.
Iowa Knight Life radio program podcast archive. Learn about the doings of Knights across Iowa.
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