This month’s free Stewardship Toolkit looks at how rediscovering Advent — today lost in the commercial Christmas frenzy — can lead us to a more Holy Christmas. With newsletter article and weekly bulletin “snippets.” From SOLI. (Photo: Tauralbus. Creative Commons)
The new year is only weeks away, so finalize your plans to encourage donations for a strong ending of 2023. The United Methodist Foundation of Greater New Jersey offers tips, resources and links. (Photo: Creative Commons)
Your Stewardship Toolkit for November — the month for thanksgiving — looks at how practicing gratitude helps develop a heart of generosity. Free newsletter article and weekly bulletin blurbs.
We are born with nothing and we die with nothing, so why do we work so hard to accumulate? October’s free Toolkit explores this with a cut-and-paste newsletter article and Sunday bulletin snippets. (Photo: Per Erik Strandberg, Creative Commons)
Tithing is a benchmark for faithful giving, but most people can’t increase their pledge to a tithe in one fell swoop. But you can encourage them to reach a tithe incrementally over time. Five commonsense suggestions from the Lewis Center for Church Leadership.
Many Christians give a “lump sum” amount in their offering, regardless of their income. This month’s free Stewardship Toolkit explores moving people to ‘Percentage Giving. Plus, weekly bulletin ‘Snippets.’ From SOLI.
A lot folks have categorized donors by type, but researchers who took a nationally representative survey came up with some insights that can inform your congregation. From the Lake Institute on Faith and Giving.
August’s ‘Stewardship Toolkit” newsletter article looks at why the Bible warns us about the dangers of wealth. The free Toolkit includes not only a newsletter article but also RCL-based ‘Snippets’ for your Sunday bulletin. From SOLI. (Photo: John Guccione, Pexels)
SOLI’s free monthly toolkit contains an original newsletter article and RCL-based Sunday bulletin snippets. This month’s article explores how Christians can help tone down the acrimonious political discourse.
Vacations, household projects, summer guests, events. These and other factors keep people — and their contributions — from church. Cloversites.com suggests six steps to help avoid the summer giving slump. (Photo: Joy Naylor, Creative Commons)