Tools for Stewardship

  • Creating a Legacy Society A Legacy Society is not only a great way to encourage planned gifts, but a way for those who provide for the church to witness to their faith. Here's how to create an informational brochure and enrollment form.
  • Planned Giving: Promoting Planned Gifts Use these letters and brochures to promote your planned giving program - either customize to your needs, or use them "as is" to get started right away.
  • Planning for the End of Life In the Episcopal Church we believe that your estate and end of life plans should reflect your values. The following ECF resource contains three sections: the medical directive, planning your funeral and writing your will.
  • Tips for Parishes Considering a Food Pantry Garden A food pantry garden is a wonderful ministry for a faith community. These gardens foster disciplineship, stewardship of the earth and social justice. They are places of gathering, hospitality and celebration. Given proper planning and upkeep, a faith-based food pantry garden will provide thousands of pounds of nutritious, organically grown food to families in need, as well as habitat for beneficial insects and wildlife for years to come.
  • Oración sobre las Tarjetas de Promesas Esta oración proviene del Obispo Greg Rickel de la Diócesis de Olimpia.
  • How to Plan a "Final Affairs" Fair Does your parish have a planned giving program? Learn how one parish used the church fair model to breathe life (pun intended) into their planned giving program.
  • Las Mejores Prácticas de la Mayordomía En 2010, las oficinas del Ministerio Latino y la de Mayordomía del Centro de la Iglesia Episcopal realizaron una encuesta para determinar cuáles son las seis prácticas exitosas de la mayordomía.
  • Hoja de trabajo para la Campaña Anual de Mayordomía Una hoja de trabajo para planificar la Campaña Anual de Mayordomía.
  • Visión de la Campaña Anual de la Mayordomía Este recurso ayuda congregaciones desarrollar una visión para su campaña de mayordomía.
  • El presupuesto impulsado a través de la misión Muchas veces, miembros de la congregacion no entienden la conexión entre las finanzas de la congregación y sus varios ministerios.
  • Viviendo Nuestro Pacto Bautismal Renovar el pacto bautismal no es simplemente un ritual de palabras, sino un llamado a la acción, un llamado a vivir la vida a la que Dios nos invita a vivir. Este recurso aligna los solicitudes con frases del Pacto Bautismal.
  • Muestra de una declaración de la Junta Parroquial sobre la mayordomía Es muy importante que los miembros de la Junta Parroquia creen en la importancia de la mayordomía.
  • Compartamos Nuestras Historias de Generosidad El compartir historias de fe y de generosidad nos ayuda a ver más claramente la manera como Dios nos invita a una relación más profunda con Él.
  • Estudio Bíblico para la Mayordomía Este recurso es una guía para el estudio de los pasajes claves de la biblia que mencionan la mayordomía.
  • How to Prepare for a Capital Campaign A capital campaign is an opportunity to identify new leaders and create opportunities for mission and service.
  • Getting Started on the Genesis Covenant The Genesis Covenant challenges faith institutions to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions of their facilities by 50% in ten years. The Getting Started Guide will help parishes take action on this important goal.
  • Annual Campaign Timeline This timeline for stewardship campaigns shows how to structure year-round planning in order to increase the success of a parish's annual pledge drive.
  • Blessed to be a Blessing The "Blessed to Be a Blessing" stewardship reflection series is designed to complement and support congregations during their annual giving campaigns
  • Collaborative Ministry Covenant Documents developed by two congregations who envision a sharing future who have developed a covenant to guide their conversations to explore collaboration.
  • Electronic Giving Card: For Offering Plate If parishioners give electronically, how will their offerings get blessed? "I give electronically" cards may be the answer.