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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, 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. 

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Worship & Prayer
May 9, 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 […]

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Stewardship Webinars
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

August 2, 2016

Book Review of “Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

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

Book Review
Generous Living
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
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 […]

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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 […]

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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
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 15, 2016

How to Save Money with Technology

By Tricia Brown

Your church may be ready to try some new ideas to reduce spending, especially on recurring costs, in this article […]

Article
Stewardship Strategies
August 15, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for September 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

God, our Creator, you are the potter who shaped and formed each of us.

Article
Worship & Prayer
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 2, 2016

Book Review of “Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

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

Book Review
Generous Living
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
August 1, 2016

August 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

Teach kids gratitude and to learn about the new disciplinary financial policies.

Article
Generous Living
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 […]

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Worship & Prayer
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