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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:

October 28, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for December 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Through our connectional giving, we support the General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) and missionaries around the world —  […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
October 4, 2016

A Different Kind of Christmas: Helping People Find a More Meaningful Way

Every year the extravagant expense of showering gifts on ourselves and our families at Christmas leaves many people with the […]

Webinar
Advent & Christmas
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

November 1, 2016

Book Review of “The Christian Wallet: Spending, Giving, and Living with a Conscience”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Are you “truly a follower of Jesus or just a fan”? Authors Mike Slaughter and Karen Perry Smith […]

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 […]

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
January 5, 2017

Stewardship & Finance: Getting it Right at the Starting Line

We start the new year with this webinar focused on the new member of the Stewardship Team, Finance Committee, or […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
December 6, 2016

Book Review of “Love Your Life, Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Rachel Cruze, author of "Love Your Life, Not Theirs," urges us to stop comparing our situation to others. By focusing […]

Book Review
Generous Living
December 4, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for December 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Through our connectional giving, we support the General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM) and missionaries around the world —  […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
November 15, 2016

A Different Kind of Christmas: Helping People Find a More Meaningful Way

Every year the extravagant expense of showering gifts on ourselves and our families at Christmas leaves many people with the […]

Webinar
Generous Living
November 7, 2016

November 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

Preparing for Advent & Christmas

Article
Generous Living
November 1, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for November 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

 Through the portion of your offerings that our church shares through mission shares or apportionments designated for the  […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
November 1, 2016

Book Review of “The Christian Wallet: Spending, Giving, and Living with a Conscience”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Are you “truly a follower of Jesus or just a fan”? Authors Mike Slaughter and Karen Perry Smith […]

Book Review
Generous Living
October 10, 2016

October 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

Prepare for Christmas & Vital Preaching

Article
Generous Living
October 4, 2016

Book Review of “Preaching and Stewardship: Proclaiming God’s Invitation to Grow”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

What if pastors steadfastly focus on the good news of God in Christ when they preach to inspire generosity? With […]

Book Review
Generous Living
October 2, 2016

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for October 2016

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Holy God, we rejoice in your goodness. There is no one like you! You have restored us to right relationship […]

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Worship & Prayer
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