Stewardship

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.
By Greg Syler
Stewardship is about life, the whole of life. It’s living the life of God, in fact – living more generously, more boldly, and more faithfully. Stewardship is everything. This is why we don’t have a stewardship drive at St.…
By Celeste Ventura
That idea of legacy as the way we live, not simply the things we leave, is fundamental to our Christian understanding of generosity. What are the practices you are living forward and what do you understand about practice, gen…
A capital campaign is an opportunity to identify new leaders and create opportunities for mission and service.
By Sharon Ely Pearson
Issues of creativity lie at the very heart of Christian formation, because to live a life of grace is to live creatively.
By Steve Huffman
When you were elected by your peers to the vestry, you quickly became aware you had the power of the purse.
By Uchenna Ukaegbu
When my rector asked me if I’d consider heading up the annual stewardship campaign, I admit to a sinking feeling in my stomach that many of us experience when faced with the task.
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.
By Terri Matthes
Do you need a video for your capital campaign? Maybe you've had your heart strings pulled by glowing shots and the stirring soundtrack of your alma mater's video or the local hospital's. But is something that flashy appropria…
By Charles LaFond
Stewardship campaign chairpersons may perceive themselves as congregational “nagger” or “scolder.” Might we suggest a self-perception of “coach” or “cheerleader?”