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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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New & Noteworthy:

January 24, 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
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 […]

Article
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 […]

Article
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 […]

Article
Budget Building
November 3, 2015

Offertory Prayers by Email

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

January 7, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2019

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
Worship & Prayer
January 30, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for March 2019

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

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
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
May 9, 2019

Going Mobile to Fund Our Mission

The statistics are astounding! Ninety-five percent of Americans own a cellphone, with 77 percent owning smartphones. Eighty percent of social media […]

Webinar
Webinar
March 21, 2019

Generosity Now: Doing Stewardship in a New Way

We are living in a new day, a new landscape when it comes to giving and funding ministry. Churches that […]

Webinar
Webinar
February 21, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for April 2019

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
Worship & Prayer
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 […]

Article
Budget Building
February 11, 2019

Clergy Taxes: Keep All You Can!

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

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
February 7, 2019

The Church Audit: You Can Do This!

Every congregation needs to do a church audit, but it doesn’t have to be a big expense or […]

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
January 30, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for March 2019

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
Worship & Prayer
January 10, 2019

Stewardship & Finance:  Getting it Right at the Starting Line

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

Webinar
Stewardship Webinars
January 7, 2019

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2019

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
Worship & Prayer
December 7, 2018

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for January 2019

By Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

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

Article
Worship & Prayer
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