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Stewardship

Generosity is a matter of action, intentions, and heart. One way to describe it is the grateful outpouring of gifts to others, out of our love for God. Outpouring is a terrific description, since the priceless treasure of the gospel ... Read More

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New & Noteworthy:

January 9, 2015

Resources for Creation Care

By The Rev. Pat Watkins

The Rev. Pat Watkins, United Methodist Missionary for the Care of God’s Creation, offers these resources for creation […]

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Generous Living
January 1, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation 2015

View offertory prayers and invitations from 2015.

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January 14, 2015

Local Church Audit Guide

The General Council on Finance & Administration has prepared a guidebook to help churches preparing for the Annual Financial Audit […]

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October 1, 2013

Offertory Prayers by Email

Receive email once a month, with the text of each Sunday's Offertory Prayers.

October 6, 2014

Stewardship Prayer/Liturgy

By The Rev. Hannah K. Rogers

 Hannah Rogers, a pastor from Rutland UMC in Vermont, shared the beautiful Stewardship Offertory Prayer/Liturgy she wrote for […]

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Worship & Prayer
February 1, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for February 2015

By The Rev. Dr. Ken Sloane

Ever-loving, ever-giving God, as we bring our gifts to your altar, we confess our need for repentance. We have often […]

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Worship & Prayer
January 7, 2015

January 2015 Generous Living Newsletter

Not every gift is one you want to keep or accept. This is the month when you may […]

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Generous Living
January 1, 2015

Offertory Prayers and Invitation for January 2015

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Gracious God, we praise you, for you are the source of our hope! When our hope falters, your Spirit lifts […]

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Worship & Prayer
December 1, 2014

Giving for New Life

By The Rev. Rosanna Anderson

Is Christ leading you to respond with compassion to children, youth, or adults who are affected by HIV/AIDS? Find […]

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Generous Living
October 23, 2014

Exploring Stewardship with the Saints: A Sermon Series

By Sarah McGiverin

How do you preach in a way that will encourage stewardship, perhaps even support a seasonal stewardship campaign, without driving […]

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Worship & Prayer
October 14, 2014

Achieving Dreams Beyond the Budget

A manual for those who would work on building an endowment or seeking planned gifts in their local church, "Achieving […]

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Budget Building
August 1, 2014

Offertory Prayers and Invitation 2014

View offertory prayers and invitations from 2014.

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Worship & Prayer
July 10, 2014

Finding Treasure: The Story of Our Newest Stewardship Resource

Jacob Armstrong is a young man with a large vision for the church. This pastor & church planter will share […]

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Stewardship Webinars
July 10, 2014

What Our Hearts Treasure

By Jacob Armstrong

Jacob Armstrong is a United Methodist pastor and author, who has created a new Stewardship resource, Treasure. He has written […]

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Generous Living
February 12, 2014

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Learn how you can sign up for the Geneous Living newsletter.

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