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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:

January 13, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

The offering you made last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

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 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 2, 2015

Book Review: “Finding Bethlehem in the Midst of Bedlam: An Advent Study for Adults”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

A church-wide Advent study can be an important part of your year-round stewardship plan. This study is approachable for people […]

Book Review
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
March 17, 2016

Finding Money That Went Missing: Recovering Funds that Can Be Used for Mission

If there was a stack of money that had fallen behind the church refrigerator, you’d go looking for […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
March 1, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for March 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

The offering you made last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
February 22, 2016

Financial Tips for Clergy: Take the Bite Out of Income Taxes!

Clergy face some unique challenges when it comes to things like  social security payments, estimated tax payments, housing allowances […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
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
February 1, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

The offering you made last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
January 7, 2016

Stewardship & Finance: Getting it Right at the Starting Line

Start with this webinar focused on the new member of the Stewardship Team, Finance Committee, or Church Council – those […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
January 1, 2016

December 2015 - January 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

Ready to Begin the New Year!

Article
Generous Living
December 17, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for January 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

The offering you made last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
December 17, 2015

The Golden Triangle Fellowship (Romans 12, Issue 260)

By Kevin Witt

Does your community have refugees and new populations of people moving in?  What steps will you take to welcome […]

Article
Generous Living
December 10, 2015

Tithing Flows from Prayer (Romans 12, Issue 259)

By Rosanna Anderson

Might this be the year to challenge your church to try tithing for six months?

Article
Generous Living
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