Stewardship

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September 26, 2011

It's that time again. Get ready for the fund-raising season at your local congregation. Oh, you may hear it called a "stewardship" campaign. In reality most churches are trying to raise money to cover next year's budget.

Very few congregations, in my experience, practice true stewardship...

September 26, 2011

It's that time again. Get ready for the fund-raising season at your local congregation. Oh, you may hear it called a "stewardship" campaign. In reality most churches are trying to raise money to cover next year's budget.

Very few congregations, in my experience, practice true stewardship...

August 26, 2011

By: The Public Affairs Office

The Episcopal Church Office of Stewardship has developed a six-week series of readings, reflections and questions called "œFeasting on Gratitude" to assist in discerning the practice of intentional and proportional giving to one’s faith community.

“Feasting on Gratitude” invites...

June 29, 2011

 

In the rush and pressure of our busy lives, most of us have completely forgotten what enough of anything feels like.

How do we know we have done enough work, made enough money, achieved enough success, done enough for others, built enough security, have enough options, enough...

June 29, 2011

Summer is a time to tell stories—whether it is around a campfire or gathered on the  front porch.  How does your congregation tell its sacred story?  Read on and learn how.

I often tell congregations that no budgets are allowed in the development of an annual giving campaign—at least in...

June 29, 2011

A generation ago, it was hoped that advances in technology would help humans work more efficiently. The cartoon TV show The Jetsons portrayed that world of the future where a push of the right button could handle any task from preparing meals to cleaning the house. Now we find ourselves living...

June 29, 2011

 

In the rush and pressure of our busy lives, most of us have completely forgotten what enough of anything feels like.

How do we know we have done enough work, made enough money, achieved enough success, done enough for others, built enough security, have enough options, enough...

June 29, 2011

A generation ago, it was hoped that advances in technology would help humans work more efficiently. The cartoon TV show The Jetsons portrayed that world of the future where a push of the right button could handle any task from preparing meals to cleaning the house. Now we find ourselves living...

June 29, 2011

Summer is a time to tell stories—whether it is around a campfire or gathered on the  front porch.  How does your congregation tell its sacred story?  Read on and learn how.

I often tell congregations that no budgets are allowed in the development of an annual giving campaign—at least in...

June 1, 2011

Deciding where to give these days is getting tricky.

I’ve been part of a wonderful Episcopal congregation in New York City for over 15 years. Week in and week out I’ve seen the incarnate love of God expressed in and through the members of this church. Whether in healing prayer, prophetic...

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The "Blessed to Be a Blessing" stewardship reflection series is designed to complement and suppo

The "Blessed to Be a Blessing" stewardship reflection series is designed to complement and suppo

Contributed by the The Rt. Rev. Greg Rickel, Bishop, Diocese of Olympia.

The "Blessed to Be a Blessing" stewardship reflection series is designed to complement and suppo

The "Blessed to Be a Blessing" stewardship reflection series is designed to complement and suppo

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