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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 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
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

July 10, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for August 2018

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

Each month’s Offertory Prayers includes an “Invitation to the Offering” (see below) along with a digital […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
January 24, 2018

How We Handle Money in the Church

Every church that has ever had a crisis of financial impropriety thought what they were doing was fine until the […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
June 12, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for July 2018

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
Worship & Prayer
January 24, 2018

Making the Annual Campaign Your Own

Will your church be planning an annual campaign this year? It is an important piece, but it is just a […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
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 […]

Article
Stewardship Strategies
February 13, 2018

Tax Changes & Local Church Giving

Few of us have seen changes to the Tax system as sweeping as those approved at the end of 2017 (to […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
January 3, 2018

Clergy Taxes: Don’t Live in Fear!

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

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
May 21, 2018

“How to Beat the Summer Giving Slump”

This free PDF e-Book offers some excellent helps for navigating the "Summer Slump" many churches experience. We're grateful to […]

Article
February 16, 2018

Book Review: “At the Crossroads: Leadership Lessons for the Second Half of Life”

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Do you feel drawn to a process of discernment in your faith journey? Readers may be inspired by people's […]

Book Review
General Resources
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
November 8, 2018

Ending the Year Strong!

It’s not too late to have a better 2018! Every church has ups and downs in their finances, and […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
October 4, 2018

Preaching to Glad and Generous Hearts: Stewardship Sermons Today

Pastors know that they ought to preach about stewardship, but may feel challenged when talking about money. Famous preachers have […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
September 13, 2018

Share a Budget That Tells a Story

Yes, your church does have a story! How well do we share it when we are asking people to give […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
July 12, 2018

Making the Annual Campaign Your Own

Will your church be planning an annual campaign this year? It is an important piece, but it is just a […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
July 10, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for August 2018

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

Each month’s Offertory Prayers includes an “Invitation to the Offering” (see below) along with a digital […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
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 […]

PDF
Stewardship Strategies
June 12, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for July 2018

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
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 […]

Article
Stewardship Strategies
May 11, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for June 2018

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
Worship & Prayer
May 10, 2018

How We Handle Money in the Church

Every church that has ever had a crisis of financial impropriety thought what they were doing was fine until the […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
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