[Dallas, March 1, 2024]

Two trusted and proven organizations come together to serve a broader base of church, ministry, and nonprofit leaders in more comprehensive ways.

Transforming Christian Ministries has merged with Horizons Stewardship, a leading full-service church and faith-based nonprofit fundraising and generosity consultancy. The official announcement was made in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday, February 1, 2024. The move to merge Transforming Christian Ministries into Horizons Stewardship started in 2023 to help both organizations expand the diversity of ministry environments served.

“I deeply respect Joe Park and the entire team at Horizons Stewardship. They were my first choice as I began to explore how to expand the work of Transforming Christian Ministries,” said Dr. Michael Vilardo, TCM Founder.

The merger of Transforming Christian Ministries fits into Horizons Stewardship’s strategic vision to help more leaders grow disciples and fund more ministry. Transforming Christian Ministries will help Horizons Stewardship expand its reach into new ministry segments and expand the capacity to serve existing leaders in a more comprehensive way.

“Transforming Christian Ministries is an important addition to the Horizons Stewardship team. Rick and Michael bring experience and expertise that will help more leaders grow their impact in an ever-changing ministry environment,” said Joe Park, CEO of Horizons Stewardship.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: If I am a current or previous client of Transforming Christian Ministries, how can I contact Michael or Rick and the Transforming Christian Ministries team from now on?

A: You can reach out to Michael at or Rick Vilardo at

Q: What does the merger with Horizons provide to Transforming Christian Ministries Clients?

A: You will continue to receive the excellent service the Transforming Christian Ministries team brought to every client engagement. With Horizons, you will gain access to a broader team with experience in various ministry settings, campaign and leadership coaching services, analytics, and related ministry tools, and especially Giving365, our free, on-demand generosity resource center.

Q: Where can I learn more about Horizons Stewardship?

A: Feel free to visit Horizons' website. Also, be sure to sign up for The Generosity Advantage to be the first to hear about new resources and events designed to help ministry leaders grow more disciples and fund more ministries through next-level generosity solutions.

Q: I’m ready to talk about our next ministry project. How do I get started?

A: You can complete this contact request, and Michael or Rick will respond back to you. You can also reach out to Rick and Michael directly.

For more information, please contact Horizons Stewardship.

Download the full press release here

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