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.
Lots of congregations fail to maximize donor potential by appealing to only only one or two ways that people are willing to give. Being aware of annual giving, capital giving, mission giving and legacy giving can help your congregation reach its goals. From the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, Washington. (Photo by Lisafx, via Bigstock.com)
Tithing has long been a biblical benchmark for generous giving, but many people are still unconvinced. The Episcopal diocese of Olympia, Washington, has come up with this handy list of 10 reasons to give 10 percent of your income to God’s ministry. It benefits the donor AND church! (Photo © thitimontoyai22 – Fotolia.com)
If your church is at sixes and sevens when it comes to stewardship, it’s definitely not alone! The important thing is to keep your heads, trust in God, and make a plan! This free resource from the Episcopal Diocese of Washington has some great ideas, as well as helpful links! (Photo: Techme Slowly, Creative Commons)
Here’s a concise, no-nonsense, easy-to-understand presentation of what works best when it comes to stewardship in the congregation. It’s a great thumbnail guide for your finance or stewardship team. Excellent stuff, from the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, Washington.
This is the kind of resource you need to keep handy for every brainstorming session of your stewardship or finance committee — a wide assortment of ideas that can keep your congregation on top of things 365 days a year. Some of them will be simple reminders of things you probably are already doing, but others will stretch your ideas and imaginations. Compact. Simple. Accessible. (Photo © TRITOOTH – Fotolia.com)