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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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June 21, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for July 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Dear God, thank you for the privilege of sharing in your healing of our broken world through the mission of […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
May 9, 2016

Stewardship Education: Learning to Live Generously

Are you looking for ways to incorporate stewardship principles and practices in your ministry with children, youth and adults? Rosanna […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

June 27, 2016

Book Review of “The Generous Church: A Guide for Pastors”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

What difference does generosity make in the church? Why is generosity so vital for congregations?

Book Review
General Resources
May 23, 2016

Book Review of “Bounty: Ten Ways to Increase Giving at Your Church”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Kristine Miller and Scott McKenzie, authors of "Boumty,"  describe stewardship as “grounded in gratitude, revealed in prayer, lived […]

Book Review
Stewardship Strategies
February 9, 2016

Time and Talents Survey Sample Documents

Provide ways for people to share their gifts and abilities through a Time and Talents survey. This one is adapted […]

PDF
Stewardship Strategies
November 4, 2015

Stewardship Resources Comparison Chart

By Cokesbury Resource Consultants

Are you researching options for stewardship resources for your church? This helpful comparison chart from Cokesbury features details and […]

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Campaigns & Planned Giving
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
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 […]

Article
Generous Living
May 2, 2016

Book Review: “Generosity Rising: Lead a Stewardship Revolution in Your Church”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

A revolution in giving comes from renewed stewardship commitment by a leadership team filled with people whose hearts and lives […]

Book Review
Generous Living
September 22, 2016

Developing a Narrative Budget

Line-item budgets are a great tool, but not everyone in your congregation finds their hearts stirred and their generosity stoked […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
August 11, 2016

Stewardship Education: Learning to Live Generously

Are you looking for ways to incorporate stewardship principles and practices in your ministry with children, youth and adults? Rosanna […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
August 1, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for August 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Living God, you are the architect of our lives and the builder of the church of Jesus Christ. 

Article
Worship & Prayer
July 27, 2016

“Dear Church Family” Summer Stewardship Letter

This is a letter one church sent out to remind their members that even in the summer months  […]

Article
Stewardship Strategies
July 14, 2016

Planning for Stewardship: An Annual Campaign and More!

Will your church be planning an annual campaign this year? It is an important piece, but it is just a […]

Webinar
Stewardship Strategies
July 1, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for July 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Dear God, thank you for the privilege of sharing in your healing of our broken world through the mission of […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
June 27, 2016

Book Review of “The Generous Church: A Guide for Pastors”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

What difference does generosity make in the church? Why is generosity so vital for congregations?

Book Review
General Resources
June 27, 2016

June 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

GC Highlights and Bounty Book Review

Article
Generous Living
May 23, 2016

Book Review of “Bounty: Ten Ways to Increase Giving at Your Church”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Kristine Miller and Scott McKenzie, authors of "Boumty,"  describe stewardship as “grounded in gratitude, revealed in prayer, lived […]

Book Review
Stewardship Strategies
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