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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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New & Noteworthy:

June 23, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for July 2015

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

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

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Worship & Prayer
May 11, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2015

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

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Worship & Prayer
June 2, 2015

Book Review of Simple Rules for Money: John Wesley on Earning, Saving and Giving

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson, Associate Director of Stewardship Ministries

This short, substantial book offers an accessible introduction to John Wesley’s wisdom about money. Jim Harnish wrote  […]

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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
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.

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
April 2, 2015

Review of Freed-Up Financial Living: How to Get There with Biblical Principles”

Reviewed by the Rev. Rosanna Anderson, Associate Director of Stewardship Ministries Freed-Up Financial Living: How to Get There with Biblical […]

Book Review
Generous Living
April 2, 2015

April 2015 Generous Living Newsletter

SHARE YOUR STORY, RECEIVE A BUNDLE! We are always looking for stories of how local churches are about […]

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Generous Living
December 1, 2014

Giving for New Life

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Is Christ leading you to respond with compassion to children, youth, or adults who are affected by HIV/AIDS? Find […]

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Generous Living
October 23, 2014

Exploring Stewardship with the Saints: A Sermon Series

By Sarah McGiverin

How do you preach in a way that will encourage stewardship, perhaps even support a seasonal stewardship campaign, without driving […]

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Worship & Prayer
October 14, 2014

Achieving Dreams Beyond the Budget

A manual for those who would work on building an endowment or seeking planned gifts in their local church, "Achieving […]

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Budget Building
August 1, 2014

Offertory Prayers and Invitation 2014

View offertory prayers and invitations from 2014.

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Worship & Prayer
July 10, 2014

Finding Treasure: The Story of Our Newest Stewardship Resource

Jacob Armstrong is a young man with a large vision for the church. This pastor & church planter will share […]

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Stewardship Webinars
July 10, 2014

What Our Hearts Treasure

By Jacob Armstrong

Jacob Armstrong is a United Methodist pastor and author, who has created a new Stewardship resource, Treasure. He has written […]

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Generous Living
February 12, 2014

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Learn how you can sign up for the Geneous Living newsletter.

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Generous Living
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