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Year Round Stewardship


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Slide presentation for a webinar on year round stewardship in congregations.

Slide presentation for a webinar on year round stewardship in congregations.

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  • 1. Year Round Stewardship A MidWest UU Leadership WebinarFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 2. Five Great Motivators Fear Exclusivity Guilt Greed Ego GratificationFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 3. Five Great Values Hope Hospitality Gratitude Forgiveness CompassionFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 4. GratitudeFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 5. What is Stewardship?Friday, September 30, 2011
  • 6. Not Discipleship Cheap grace is the mortal enemy of our church. Our struggle today is for costly grace. --Dietrich BonhoefferFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 7. STewardship Living is giving. We live life best as we give our strengths, gifts, and competencies.... We are called to serve, not survive. Our giving makes a difference in our families, our congregation, our community, and our faith. --adapted from Kennon L. CallahanFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 8. Stewardship Addresses peoples spiritual need to give.Friday, September 30, 2011
  • 9. FORTH Forward Through the Ages A New Stewardship Development ProgramFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 10. FORTH FORTH is a social networking program to help congregations grow a year round culture of spiritual generosity. FORTH encourages a community of congregational leaders to create and share a diverse library of free web-based materials.Friday, September 30, 2011
  • 11. Theme & Focus Discovering Time & Talents Expressing Gratitude Caring for Planet EarthFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 12. Earthkeeping Church Energy Assessment Introducing Recycling Program Planting a Church GardenFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 13. Growth Offer a Kids & Money Workshop Provide Resources for Simple Living Read Beyond Fundraising: A Complete Guide to Congregational StewardshipFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 14. Giftedness Celebrate gifts, skills, and talents Conduct a leader appreciation service Tell a story in worship of how someone used their time or talentFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 15. Finances Share stewardship stories in meetings Write letter of appreciation to members Invite people from the congregation to make a year-end giftFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 16. Lifestyle Plan a sabbath rest activity Sermon on life and faith priorities Go on a summer mission tripFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 17. Planning Review vision and mission Offer leadership to twelve new people Develop a realistic timeline of congregational eventsFriday, September 30, 2011
  • 18. Q&AFriday, September 30, 2011