A huge, unrestricted gift may seem like the answer to a prayer for many congregations, but it can actually cause big problems if the groundwork is not prepared in advance. The United Methodist Church explores ways your church can prepare. (© f9photos – Fotolia.com)
Busy-ness often keeps us from living with joy and peace in today’s 24/7/365 world, which is why it’s important to steward wisely our leisure time. This month’s Stewardship Toolkit explores. (Photo: Mke Prosser, Creative Commons)
Difficult times experienced by members and society alike can have a major impact on church finances. Take full advantage of the power of digital communications to increase online giving during crises. The United Methodist Church offers commonsense tips.
Things aren’t all that bad, according to the 2021 Giving USA, released this month. The Lake Institute on Faith & Giving analyses the good, the challenging, and its implications for faith-based organizations. (Photo by iqoncept, via bigstockphoto.com)
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)