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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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May 11, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

As we consider our circumstances, send your Spirit to help us recognize all that you freely give. Let gratitude overflow […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

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 […]

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Stewardship Strategies
November 23, 2015

Highlights of “The Year-End Church Giving Guide”

How could you direct your energy to accomplish an awesome goal for your church? Our friends at Generis have […]

Article
Generous Living
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
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
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
May 11, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

As we consider our circumstances, send your Spirit to help us recognize all that you freely give. Let gratitude overflow […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
May 6, 2016

May 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

Discover inspiration through a new Abingdon church stewardship campaign…

Article
Generous Living
May 5, 2016

Let the Children Give: Raising Generous Children

How are we teaching our children the joy of generosity? Rosanna Anderson is joined by Delia Halverson, author of  […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
May 1, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for May 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Loving God, thank you for sending your Holy Spirit to bring the peace of Christ. We are grateful that you […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
April 7, 2016

The Spiritual Life of the Media Child

Children are digital natives who engage in the world differently than “the way we used to,” but […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
April 4, 2016

Book Review: “Stewardshift: An Economia for Congregational Change”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Bob Sitze draws intriguing connections to stewardship from neuroscience, positive psychology, the simple lifestyle movement, and community organizing. Creative ideas […]

Book Review
Generous Living
April 4, 2016

April 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

Discover inspiration through a new Abingdon church stewardship campaign…

Article
Generous Living
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