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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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January 12, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2018

By the Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Everlasting God, you are kind and trustworthy. Every day you graciously provide what we need from your abundance.

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Generous Living
February 12, 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
January 19, 2018

Generous Living January - February 2018

Church Staff Gifts, Clergy Taxes, and more

Article
Generous Living
January 16, 2018

Book Review: “The God Guarantee: Finding Freedom from the Fear of Not Having Enough”

By Rev. Rosanna Anderson

The conversation about stewardship now centers on holistic giving, generosity that encompasses all aspects of life. Rather than segmenting the […]

Book Review
General Resources
January 12, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2018

By the Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Everlasting God, you are kind and trustworthy. Every day you graciously provide what we need from your abundance.

Article
Worship & Prayer
January 7, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for January 2018

By the Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Everlasting God, you love all people, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. You have demonstrated your great compassion in […]

Article
Worship & Prayer
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
January 1, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation 2018

View offertory prayers and invitations from 2018.

Article
Worship & Prayer
December 8, 2017

December 2017 Generous Living Newsletter

Quarterly Statements, New Books, Webinars and more

Article
Generous Living
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

Article
Generous Living
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