God’s breath of life is what makes our bodies more than just 100-plus pounds of water and minerals, so it’s important to be good stewards of our bodies. July’s toolkit explores the idea with a newsletter article and RCL-based stewardship blurbs. (Photo: Andrea Piacquadio, Creative Commons)
There’s a lot that goes into a good stewardship program, so it’s understandable if your church is stressed out. The team from the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, Washington, developed this great guide with helpful tips to help you get by.
The pandemic’s winding down and the summer’s winding up. It’s time to rehab and repair our relationships. June’s Stewardship Toolkit explores the issue with a newsletter article and RCL-based “stewardship snippets” for Sunday bulletins. (Photo: Per Erik Strandberg, Creative Commons)
The May edition of the Stewardship Toolkit explores the wisdom we receive from the mother and father figures in our lives, congregations, and communities. We need it now more than ever! The toolkit consists of a ready-to-use newsletter article and RCL-based Sunday bulletin snippets.
When most people think of church and money, they often see offering plates and giving campaigns. But when Rev. Dr. Sidney Williams, Jr. talks about the church and money, he starts with a vision. The Faith & Money Network shares his story.
Care of God’s creation is turning out to be THE most important issue of our lifetime. SOLI’s stewardship toolkit explores the theme “Stewards of the natural world,” with a newsletter article, RCL-based “stewardship snippets” for Sunday bulletins and resources to dig in deeper. (Photo: Ken, Creative Commons)
Some provisions of the 2020 CARES Act have been extended or modified for 2021, with significant implications for churches and other nonprofits that rely on philanthropy. This handy resource lists some of the most important provisions and provides links for those who want to get more detailed information. From the ELCA Foundation.
Here is your free March 2021 “Stewardship Toolkit,” with an original newsletter article, RCL-based Sunday-bulletin “Snippets” and resources to explore the theme. For Lent we urge God’s people to help their neighbors who are suffering because of the pandemic. (Photo: Tiffany Whitehead, Creative Commons)
Too many churches wait until finances hit the fan — or the basement — before they consider a capital campaign. But even when things are stable there are plenty of good reasons to consider a capital campaign, writes this author from the United Methodist Church. (Photo: Stephen Yeargin, Creative Commons)
In our troubled times, we could sure use more love for our neighbor. February’s edition of the Stewardship Toolkit invites stewards to focus on what Jesus called the second-greatest commandment. The theme is explored in a newsletter article, weekly RCL-based “Stewardship Snippets” and some web resources. (Photo © Les Cunliffe – Fotolia.com)