Stewardship

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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...

April 5, 2011

Jesus used the power of stories, often in the form of parables, to point to a new reality of the abundance of God’s grace. His stories point to God’s long-term project of blessing so that we can be a blessing to others.

Whether it is your annual giving campaign or year round stewardship...

April 5, 2011

I have been a member of St. Patrick's for 30 years, so over the years I have heard my share of Stewardship talks, programs and campaigns. Like many of you, I suppose I was recruited and chaired the Every Member Canvas and stewardship drive a few times. So when I asked to tell my story I was...

April 5, 2011

Jesus used the power of stories, often in the form of parables, to point to a new reality of the abundance of God’s grace. His stories point to God’s long-term project of blessing so that we can be a blessing to others.

Whether it is your annual giving campaign or year round stewardship...

April 5, 2011

I have been a member of St. Patrick's for 30 years, so over the years I have heard my share of Stewardship talks, programs and campaigns. Like many of you, I suppose I was recruited and chaired the Every Member Canvas and stewardship drive a few times. So when I asked to tell my story I was...

March 29, 2011

Maundy Thursday is the day that we commemorate the last Supper that Jesus ate with his disciples. Maundy comes from the Latin word mandatum, which means mandate or command. This stems from Christ's words in John 13:34, "A new commandment I give to you."

Jesus is in the upper room, he has...

March 29, 2011

Maundy Thursday is the day that we commemorate the last Supper that Jesus ate with his disciples. Maundy comes from the Latin word mandatum, which means mandate or command. This stems from Christ's words in John 13:34, "A new commandment I give to you."

Jesus is in the upper room, he has...

February 7, 2011

The pledge letters were sent, and they've reaped what they can. Another stewardship season has come and gone, and in nearly every congregation some combination of finance committees, vestries and parish annual meetings has hammered out an operating budget.

Budgets aren't fun. The...

January 18, 2011

John Lennon promoted the use of the imagination as a way to change the way people thought about the world, their place in it, and what it might take to change the world.  He invited us to dream and hope and invite others into imagining what life could be.

Congregational life deserves the...

January 18, 2011

Where do families go to learn healthy money habits? The issue is more urgent than ever. Are youth learning the right habits from adults? Are congregations helping to shape wise financial values in young people? It is crucial for faith communities to reflect on what role, if any, they are...

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