LEAD: Stewardship in Advent

Revised Common Lectionary Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent, Year C, Decembr 16, 2018
Share your food and clothes. Be fair with others. Be content with what you have. Sounds obvious, right? The truth is that people need to be led—by clear teaching, loving accountability, and faithful example. This is John’s message today, and there’s plenty of reasons to be a joyful steward in Advent! (Photo: Susanne Nilsson, Creative Commons)

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Activities for children to learn generosity

Who says learning about stewardship has to be dull? Teach generosity to the children in your family or your church and have some fun in the process with these activities prepared by Food for the Hungry. The activities also help bring an understanding of poverty and daily life in other countries. (Photo: Stephen Depolo, Creative […]

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January ’19 stewardship toolbox focuses on time

Here is a resource for your church’s monthly stewardship communications: “cut-and-paste” RCL-based “Stewardship Snippets” for Sunday bulletins, an article for your newsletter website.  Plus helpful links. This month’s theme is stewardship of time. By SOLI web editor Rob Blezard. (Photo: Tiffany Whitehead, Creative Commons)

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Get your Christmas-Eve visitors to come back

Christmas Eve services are generally the most attended of the year. Wouldn’t it be great of some of those folks came back (at other times besides Easter, that is!). This helpful article from The Effective Church Group provides some smashing advice to encouraging return visitors. (Photo: Pascal Volk, Creative Commons)

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