The Stewardship of      Gratitude  for Congregations A Workshop for Pastors, Officers and Stewardship Committeeson the Cre...
Agenda     Expectations & IssuesPeople & the Church / Gratitude     Tools for StewardshipCreating a Culture of Gratitude &...
What are People Looking for in their Life?
Ephesians 2:4-10  Two Insights
God’s Kindness To       Us7    …so that in the ages to come he     might show the immeasurable          riches of his grac...
God’s Purpose For Us10     For we are what he has made us,          created in Christ Jesus           for good works,which...
Our Response to God’s LoveGratitude in Our HeartsGenerosity in Our Actions
Five Actions of Gratitude       Say Thanks        Give Back     Make Welcome      Honor Others    Create Goodness
Leaders …Take Initiativeto Create Impact
Leaders take initiative to …       Say Thanks,       Give Back,     Make Welcome,      Honor Others,    Create Goodness.
How Do You Measure the  Impact of Stewardship?     By Leaders, who      Participate      ContributeDevelop New Resources
What is Your#1 Stewardship Problem       Awareness?       Resources?        Approach?  Lack of Coordination?     Something...
Two Common Stewardship Issues       Communication  the Connection between the      Budget and Mission?
Leadership Tools      Circle of ImpactFive Questions that Everyone          Must Ask  Five Actions of Gratitude
Circle of Impact
Five Questions 1. Transition rather than Change2.Impact in the Three Dimensions       3.Impact upon People          4.Oppo...
Five Questions       1. What has Changed?2. What is the Impact we want to have?    3. Who do we want to Impact?4. What are...
Stewardship Strategy:  Integrate Stewardshipinto All the Programs of the           Churchby using the Five Actions of     ...
ASK every Ministry and Program …             How Can We …•    Say Thanks Every Day?•    Serve Others?•    Be more Open & H...
What is the Spiritual Impact?       On Members   On the Congregation    In the Community     For the Kingdom
Budget WorksheetConnect the Practice of GratitudeTo the Budget and Mission of the             Church.
What is the Impact of TheStewardship of Gratitude    A Congregation of     Grateful Hearts          and     Generous Lives
Questions
Contact:            Dr. Ed Brenegar        ed@edbrenegar.com           Leading Questions blog:      http://edbrenegar.type...
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The Stewardship of Gratitude is a strategic methodology for increasing the impact of individual congregation members through the Five Actions of Gratitude.

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The Stewardship of Gratitude Workshop

  1. 1. The Stewardship of Gratitude for Congregations A Workshop for Pastors, Officers and Stewardship Committeeson the Creating a Congregation Culture of Gratitude & Generosity Dr. Ed Brenegar Community of Leadership, LLC
  2. 2. Agenda Expectations & IssuesPeople & the Church / Gratitude Tools for StewardshipCreating a Culture of Gratitude & Generosity
  3. 3. What are People Looking for in their Life?
  4. 4. Ephesians 2:4-10 Two Insights
  5. 5. God’s Kindness To Us7 …so that in the ages to come he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness towards us in Christ Jesus.
  6. 6. God’s Purpose For Us10 For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works,which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life.
  7. 7. Our Response to God’s LoveGratitude in Our HeartsGenerosity in Our Actions
  8. 8. Five Actions of Gratitude Say Thanks Give Back Make Welcome Honor Others Create Goodness
  9. 9. Leaders …Take Initiativeto Create Impact
  10. 10. Leaders take initiative to … Say Thanks, Give Back, Make Welcome, Honor Others, Create Goodness.
  11. 11. How Do You Measure the Impact of Stewardship? By Leaders, who Participate ContributeDevelop New Resources
  12. 12. What is Your#1 Stewardship Problem Awareness? Resources? Approach? Lack of Coordination? Something Else?
  13. 13. Two Common Stewardship Issues Communication the Connection between the Budget and Mission?
  14. 14. Leadership Tools Circle of ImpactFive Questions that Everyone Must Ask Five Actions of Gratitude
  15. 15. Circle of Impact
  16. 16. Five Questions 1. Transition rather than Change2.Impact in the Three Dimensions 3.Impact upon People 4.Opportunities 5.Problems
  17. 17. Five Questions 1. What has Changed?2. What is the Impact we want to have? 3. Who do we want to Impact?4. What are our Opportunities NOW?5. What Problems need to be FIXED?
  18. 18. Stewardship Strategy: Integrate Stewardshipinto All the Programs of the Churchby using the Five Actions of Gratitude
  19. 19. ASK every Ministry and Program … How Can We …• Say Thanks Every Day?• Serve Others?• Be more Open & Hospitable?• Treat Everyone with Honor and Respect?• Encourage Personal Initiative to Make a Difference?
  20. 20. What is the Spiritual Impact? On Members On the Congregation In the Community For the Kingdom
  21. 21. Budget WorksheetConnect the Practice of GratitudeTo the Budget and Mission of the Church.
  22. 22. What is the Impact of TheStewardship of Gratitude A Congregation of Grateful Hearts and Generous Lives
  23. 23. Questions
  24. 24. Contact: Dr. Ed Brenegar ed@edbrenegar.com Leading Questions blog: http://edbrenegar.typepad.com At the Table of Thankshttp://edbrenegar.typepad.com/at_the_table_of_thanks/

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