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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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October 16, 2017

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for November 2017

By the Rev. Rosanna Anderson

God, our helper, you are our great joy! Your Holy Spirit enlightens the minds and hearts of your people. Thank […]

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Worship & Prayer
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

September 28, 2017

Litanies for a Sermon Series on Whole-Life Stewardship

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

These six prayers of commitment were originally written to accompany a new sermon series on whole-life stewardship by the Rev. […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
June 16, 2017

Funding Ministry with Five Loaves and Two Fishes

Are you looking for new ways to financially support your church’s ministry? Rosanna Anderson is joined by the […]

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 […]

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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 4, 2018

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
Campaigns & Planned Giving
December 3, 2017

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for December 2017

By the Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Magnificent God, you created the universe, and your wisdom shines through the laws of nature that we discern. In the […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
November 7, 2017

November 2017 Generous Living Newsletter

Quarterly Statements, New Books, Webinars and more

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Generous Living
November 5, 2017

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for November 2017

By the Rev. Rosanna Anderson

God, our helper, you are our great joy! Your Holy Spirit enlightens the minds and hearts of your people. Thank […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
November 1, 2017

Book Review: “Beyond the Offering Plate: A Holistic Approach to Stewardship”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Adam Copeland gathers a cornucopia of contemporary perspectives on stewardship in his new edited volume. He encourages church leaders to […]

Book Review
General Resources
November 1, 2017

Giving Beyond the Budget

Is your church ready to receive gifts that won’t necessarily come through the offering plate? Do you have […]

Webinar
Campaigns & Planned Giving
October 4, 2017

Generous Living October 2017

Generous Living October 2017 - New Webinars, Litanies, Generosity NEXT

Article
Generous Living
October 1, 2017

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for October 2017

By the Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Most Gracious God, you hold each person’s life as more precious than we can imagine. When we turn […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
September 28, 2017

Book Review: “A Spirituality of Fundraising”

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Every person has received gifts from God to be used to further the church of Jesus Christ. When the endeavor […]

Book Review
General Resources
September 28, 2017

Litanies for a Sermon Series on Whole-Life Stewardship

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

These six prayers of commitment were originally written to accompany a new sermon series on whole-life stewardship by the Rev. […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
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