By Beau Surratt
A fun way to connect the missional objectives and activities of our congregation with our parishioners' intentions for annual giving.
By Angela Emerson
Vestry planning calendars for managing operational aspects of the church efficiently, creating time for prayer, study and planning.
By Laurel Johnston
Interviews with ten Latino/Hispanic congregations reveal best practices of stewardship.
By David Posterero
Trinity Cathedral in Cleveland Ohio realized that in the economic climate of 2009, their minimalist approach to stewardship was not going to work.
Can fundraising be good for your spiritual health? Henri Nouwen thinks so.
More and more churchgoers want to make their financial contributions online. Does your church website make it easy for them to do so? Please keep in mind that this is an older resource and newer products and services may now …
Building on how Jesus challenged us to consider proper use of our resources, this webinar will offer a broad overview of the most important aspects of parish finance and will share how your parish can improve in this vital as…
This web conference is designed to address how and why the stewardship efforts of so many congregations produce lackluster results. It will specifically examine the role of messaging and how tone and content can impact annual…
More than just raising funds to meet the needs of the parish operating budget, annual stewardship is an opportunity to nurture and grow our faith and spirituality within our Episcopal communities.
Research on nonprofit fundraising suggests that as donor age decreases, the prevalence of the following donor questions increases: (1) Can I give online? and (2) How is my money making a difference?
Does your congregation think about and talk about stewardship only during the annual funding campaign? If so, you’re missing year-round opportunities for formation. Not sure how to start? These two tools may help.
We hear it all the time: You need to be doing year round stewardship! But how do we engage the topic of money in a way that is fun, engaging and deeply spiritual?
By Kate Ferris
Nothing sends people scurrying for the sexton’s closet faster than hearing the footsteps of the stewardship chairperson coming down the hall.
By Fred Osborn
Members of a vestry are responsible for the church’s resources. That usually means obtaining, managing, and directing the use of people, buildings, and investments of and for the church and its ministries.
By Charles LaFond
Stewardship campaign chairpersons may perceive themselves as congregational “nagger” or “scolder.” Might we suggest a self-perception of “coach” or “cheerleader?”
By Armantina R. Peláez
Latin Americans in the United States generously donate money, leadership, and talent to the Church. It’s important for them to see their resources being used prudently and to know that they’re truly contributing to the welfar…
By Elizabeth McKay Moosbrugger
How do you get people to say yes? First you say yes.