Stewardship

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May 7, 2012

Stewardship, proportional giving, tithing, planned giving.  These are big left-brained words.  Big words, in the head, business like words.  When I think about how I learned about giving it was not with these words.  Yes, I know they are important words, important concepts, goals to aspire to...

February 22, 2012

Looking to get a head-start in planning this year’s annual giving campaign? Here is a suggested year-round planning guideline for you to consider. Remember the purpose of an annual giving campaign is not only to raise support for the life-giving ministries of your congregation, but to also help...

February 14, 2012

A Biblical Reflection on Proper 28 Matthew 25:14-30 By The Rev. Dr. C. K. Robertson, Canon to the Presiding Bishop

 

“Oh, if I could only win the lottery!” Wishful thinking is not a bad thing, but it is a poor substitute for determination and creativity. Results come not because...

January 13, 2012

What’s the sure-fire way to set up a planned giving effort from scratch in any congregation? There’s no magic bullet. I’ve worked with congregations all across the country, and I’ve learned that each is unique. However, there are some basic steps that should work for almost any Episcopal faith...

January 13, 2012

A great gift I received once was when someone taught me how to needlepoint. I was thirty years old and just beginning my ordained ministry.  I thought needlepoint was for grandmothers, not young professionals. I was wrong. Needlepoint was for me, and for the past twenty years needlepointing has...

January 13, 2012

What’s the sure-fire way to set up a planned giving effort from scratch in any congregation? There’s no magic bullet. I’ve worked with congregations all across the country, and I’ve learned that each is unique. However, there are some basic steps that should work for almost any Episcopal faith...

January 13, 2012

A great gift I received once was when someone taught me how to needlepoint. I was thirty years old and just beginning my ordained ministry.  I thought needlepoint was for grandmothers, not young professionals. I was wrong. Needlepoint was for me, and for the past twenty years needlepointing has...

December 2, 2011

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] To assist in promoting year-round stewardship, a series of ads have been created by the Episcopal Church Office of Communication for use by dioceses and congregations at no cost.

Based on the theme Faith In Action, a different ad is available...

December 2, 2011

 

[Oficial de Relaciones Públicas] Para ayudar en la promoción de todo el año de mayordomía, se ha creado una serie de anuncios por la Oficina de Comunicaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal para que sean utilizados por las diócesis y las congregaciones, sin costo alguno.

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December 2, 2011

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] To assist in promoting year-round stewardship, a series of ads have been created by the Episcopal Church Office of Communication for use by dioceses and congregations at no cost.

Based on the theme Faith In Action, a different ad is available...

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