Stewardship

Articles

October 7, 2010

"This is stewardship, not fundraising" is something I have heard often during the past 15 years as a stewardship teacher. However, as a once-upon-a-time development director for a most-worthy-cause non-profit organization, I know that large gifts always have a spiritual component. I have yet to...

September 21, 2010

"On the autumnal equinox just a week ago, as the earth was tipping on its axis, congregations all across the Episcopal Church were hoping to tip themselves into the black by preparing for their annual stewardship campaigns," writes Bonnie Anderson, president of the House of Deputies, in ENS...

August 3, 2010

About 180 people from throughout the Episcopal Church attended "Grace, Gratitude, and Generosity," the 2010 conference of The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS), held July 30-31 in Indianapolis.

The conference was sponsored by TENS, the Episcopal Church's Office of Stewardship,...

August 3, 2010

About 180 people from throughout the Episcopal Church attended "Grace, Gratitude, and Generosity," the 2010 conference of The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS), held July 30-31 in Indianapolis.

The conference was sponsored by TENS, the Episcopal Church's Office of Stewardship,...

February 10, 2010

As dioceses and parishes struggle with spiraling costs and shrinking budgets, the church's most significant physical assets – its buildings – are in serious disrepair. Crumbling buildings are in many cases the single biggest barrier to mission and ministry; every month more than three...

January 18, 2010

Laurel: What brought you to your community of faith?

Alondra: When I first moved to Indianapolis, I did not have a church. I was raised Catholic, but I went to a Baptist church when I lived in Missouri. I was looking for a congregation like the one I left. I missed the Pasto, and I...

January 18, 2010

Laurel: What brought you to your community of faith?

Alondra: When I first moved to Indianapolis, I did not have a church. I was raised Catholic, but I went to a Baptist church when I lived in Missouri. I was looking for a congregation like the one I left. I missed the Pasto, and I...

November 16, 2009

I do not believe in tithing.

Tithing is an Old Testament notion that came from the time when there was no separation between church and state, and what social services there were had to be provided by a combination of the generosity of individuals and what was provided by the...

November 16, 2009

I do not believe in tithing.

Tithing is an Old Testament notion that came from the time when there was no separation between church and state, and what social services there were had to be provided by a combination of the generosity of individuals and what was provided by the...

October 27, 2009

Trinity Wall Street's annual stewardship campaign recently got some help from Ray Suarez, senior correspondent for the Newshour with Jim Lehrer. Suarez was the guest preacher at the downtown Manhattan church on Oct. 25, and spoke at the parish's campaign kick-off following the service.

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