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Stewardship

Generosity is a matter of action, intentions, and heart. One way to describe it is the grateful outpouring of gifts to others, out of our love for God. Outpouring is a terrific description, since the priceless treasure of the gospel ... Read More

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July 12, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for August 2015

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Each month’s Offertory Prayers include an “Invitation to the Offering” (see below) […]

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Worship & Prayer
July 22, 2015

ReImagine Generosity

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

​Living Generously is a gripping five-week video teaching series about the joy of generosity. It reveals how God is […]

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Generous Living
February 10, 2015

Shop Online at UMCMarket.org and Benefit the Local Church

Whether you shop for gifts...your family...for donations...you benefit again by generating a microdoation to your church or […]

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Generous Living
October 1, 2013

Offertory Prayers by Email

Receive email once a month, with the text of each Sunday's Offertory Prayers.

July 6, 2015

Review of “Shopping: Christian Explorations of Daily Living”

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Is the act of shopping morally good, bad, or just neutral? How would people in your congregation answer that question? […]

Book Review
Generous Living
April 23, 2015

Electronic Giving Increases Offerings

Is your church exploring electronic giving? Here are the top seven reasons why adding this option could be helpful to […]

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General Resources
May 1, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for May 2015

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Dear God, thank you for your great generosity toward the whole world. You give us guidance and encouragement through your […]

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Worship & Prayer
August 1, 2014

Offertory Prayers and Invitation 2014

View offertory prayers and invitations from 2014.

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Worship & Prayer
November 13, 2015

Ending the Year Strong: It’s Not Too Late to Have a Better 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015, 6:30 pm, CST.  There have been ups and downs in every church’s financial profile; and […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
September 24, 2015

Grant Writing 101: Launching Projects & Ministries that Make a Difference

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 6:30 pm, CDT. Stewardship Consultant for the Oregon-Idaho Conference Cesie Delve Scheuermann will be our guest presenter, […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
August 20, 2015

Earn, Save, Give: A Stewardship Campaign with a Wesleyan Foundation

Cokesbury’s newest stewardship campaign package is steeped in the preaching and teaching of our founder, John Wesley. Join […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
July 22, 2015

ReImagine Generosity

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

​Living Generously is a gripping five-week video teaching series about the joy of generosity. It reveals how God is […]

Article
Generous Living
July 16, 2015

Planning the Annual Campaign: Pick Authentic Over Attractive!

Will your church be planning an annual campaign this year? Be sure to keep Christ at the center of all […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
July 12, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for August 2015

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Each month’s Offertory Prayers include an “Invitation to the Offering” (see below) […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
July 6, 2015

Potholes of Stewardship

By Timothy Siburg

Recently I had the opportunity to attend a "Jump Start Your Stewardship" event hosted by the Minneapolis and St. Paul […]

Article
General Resources
July 6, 2015

Review of “Shopping: Christian Explorations of Daily Living”

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Is the act of shopping morally good, bad, or just neutral? How would people in your congregation answer that question? […]

Book Review
Generous Living
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