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Stewardship is using the gifts God has given us to do the work God is calling us to do.

Stewardship Resources

PowerPoint Presentations

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  • Circle of Stewardship – the building blocks of Christian Stewardship using scripture
  • Reasons for Giving – based on the Gallup poll, explores the internal and external motivations for giving and what that means for the church
  • Annual Commitment Programs – summarizes a multitude of annual giving programs along with their strengths and weaknesses
  • Multi-Generational Giving – explores the giving patterns for different generations as well as effective communication strategies for each group
  • Year-Round Stewardship – a comprehensive strategy for implementing a year-round stewardship program in the parish
  • Major Gifts – a systematic approach to identifying, cultivating, and stewarding major gifts as a way to increase financial resources and grow your capacity for ministry and mission
  • Electronic Giving and Stewardship Resources – pros and cons of electronic giving and details about electronic giving through various companies
  • Come and See Membership Growth – a pledge-based program designed to train a congregation to turn outward, towards the community, and invite people with whom they have a relationship to come and see their church


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Helpful Websites

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  • TENS – The Episcopal Network for Stewardship –, password: Jeremiah17:8 (no spaces), provides online workshops, downloadable annual campaign materials, reflections, best practices, and other resources from stewardship professionals in the Episcopal Church
  • Project Resource, provides teaching, focus, and resources such that a team may return to their diocese equipped to teach and lead locally in areas of resource development
  • Episcopal Church, an independent, lay-led and inclusive organization that helps build, vitalize and transform Episcopal faith communities focusing on formation, finance and resources including Endowments, Planned Giving, and Capital Campaigns
  • Stewardship, a program developed by the Rev. Canon Timothy Dombek, Canon for Stewardship and Planned Giving for the Diocese of Arizona
  • 40 Acts (Do Lent Generously), a generosity Lent challenge that has become a movement on a mission to impact communities by creating moments of radical generosity
  • Lake Institute on Faith and, fosters a deeper understanding of the dynamic relationship between faith and giving, through research, education, and public conversation
  • Holy Currencies (Kaleidoscope Institute), a holistic model for stewardship and congregational vitality, moving beyond “time, talent, and treasure” to create missional and sustainable ministries

Videos – Examples of Annual Stewardship Campaign Videos

Other Useful Resources