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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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September 12, 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 […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
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
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

September 23, 2016

Let the Children Give

Find out ways that kids and youth apply their creativity and enthusiasm to raise money to respond with compassion to […]

Article
Mission, Stewardship & Evangelism
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 […]

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
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 […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
September 29, 2016

Financial Secretary

An effective financial secretary will receive, record, and deposit all funds received by the congregation in a timely, thorough, and […]

Article
Job Descriptions
September 23, 2016

Let the Children Give

Find out ways that kids and youth apply their creativity and enthusiasm to raise money to respond with compassion to […]

Article
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
September 14, 2016

Planned Giving Brochures

These brochures may be helpful in educating members of your congregation on the potential blessings of making planned gifts. […]

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Campaigns & Planned Giving
September 7, 2016

September 2016 Generous Living Newsletter

Developing Narrative Budgets: You Have a Story to Tell!

Article
Generous Living
August 30, 2016

Book Review of “The Redemption of Scrooge”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

This Advent series invites us to enter into the pathos of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol to discover […]

Book Review
Generous Living
August 29, 2016

Church Treasurer

An effective church treasurer disburses all funds received into the church treasury in a responsible and organized manner, with funds […]

Article
Job Descriptions
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
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