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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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July 31, 2018

50 Ways to Improve Your Annual Stewardship Campaign

The Lewis Center for Church Leadership, housed at our United Methodist Wesley Seminary in Washington DC, provides some great resources […]

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Stewardship Strategies
July 31, 2018

50 Ways to Encourage Faithful Giving

The Lewis Center for Church Leadership, housed at our United Methodist Wesley Seminary in Washington, DC, offers some wonderful resources […]

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Generous Living
July 2, 2018

Complete Mobile Strategy Guide

MobileCause (a provider of digital services) has provided this free e-Book which has some helpful tips for ways to utilize […]

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Stewardship Strategies
February 12, 2019

Building a Narrative Budget

For those looking for resources on Narrative Budgets, these helps from the Center for Faith & Giving can be very […]

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Budget Building
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

August 8, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for September 2019

Your offering last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. It also […]

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Worship & Prayer
May 11, 2018

Embracing, engaging and discipling your financial leaders

This situation has occurred in countless congregations, large and small, in all denominations, all over this country: a pastor surprised […]

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Stewardship Strategies
February 17, 2020

Clergy: Get Smart about your Taxes!

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

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January 9, 2020

Getting it Right at the Starting Line

We start each new year with this webinar that is focused on the new member of the stewardship team, finance […]

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November 7, 2019

The Best Time to Develop a Stewardship Strategy…

An African proverb goes, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second-best time is today. […]

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October 24, 2019

God vs. Money: Winning Strategies for Your Church (with J. Clif Christopher)

REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR DATE: Thursday, October 24, 2019 TIME: 6:30 p.m. CDT PRESENTER: Ken Sloane and J. Clif Christoper You won' […]

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September 12, 2019

Funding: Come Out Strong in the Fourth Quarter

In the NFL, the “red zone” is those last 20 yards you have to cover to make it to […]

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September 10, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for October 2019

Each month’s Offertory Prayers includes an "Invitation to the Offering" along with a digital image for those who […]

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Worship & Prayer
August 8, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for September 2019

Your offering last week empowered ministry within our congregation and in response to the needs of our community. It also […]

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Worship & Prayer
August 6, 2019

Grant-Writing 101: The Basics for Church Leaders

Who isn’t looking for new sources of funding for mission and ministry? Have we overlooked a source that […]

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August 2, 2019

Where Do Apportionments Come From?

Have you ever asked (or been asked) the question, "Where do apportionments come from?" Check out this infographic where we […]

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General Resources
July 18, 2019

When is it Time to Talk about Money?

Jesus spoke about money and possessions more than most any other topic, yet he didn’t do it in […]

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