This bundle includes two digital resources, Because of God’s Great Mercies and Walk with Jesus, and a book that will be mailed to you, Reflections on Faith and Finances. This bundle is available for a limited time at a special price of $15. Because of God’s Great Mercy is a proven financial response method for congregations written by the Rev. Charles Lane. It is most helpful in small and midsize congregations. This four-week emphasis on stewardship includes a scriptural focus on how we are entrusted with God’s blessings and are invited to proclaim God’s work in the congregation, community and beyond.
A Walk with Jesus is a stewardship response program written specifically with small membership and midsize congregations in mind. The four-week program contains everything needed to conduct a biblically based effective stewardship program in your congregation. A Walk with Jesus is well-organized, straightforward and easy to use.
Reflections on Faith and Finances provides you and your congregation with the opportunity to ground stewardship in the biblical message and how this intersects with life today. Especially designed for group use, this book will change how you think about your life with money. It will also increase your understanding of faith and finances in your daily life.
This is a proven financial response method for congregations written by the Rev. Charles Lane. It is most helpful in small and midsize congregations. The four-week emphasis on stewardship includes a scriptural focus on how we are entrusted with God’s blessings and are invited to proclaim God’s work in the congregation, community and beyond. Resource files include a timeline, letters, bulletin inserts, newsletter article, worship talks and a commitment card. These can easily be edited for your context and schedule. There is an opportunity for many leaders to become involved, and this enhances the effectiveness of the message and the sharing of gifts.
During the four-week emphasis, this stewardship resource will help the congregation to discuss both storytelling and giving as grateful responses to the grace that comes from God. The focus includes "What if a Child Shares", "Tithing Flows from the Heart", "Blessed to be a Blessing", "Consecration Liturgy: Gathering-A River of Life", "Invitation to Give letter", and "Dedication Sunday."
The foundational biblical texts for this resource are: "All shall give as they are able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God that he has given you" (Deuteronomy 16:17) and "All tithes from the land, whether the seed from the ground or the fruit from the tree, are the Lord's; they are holy to the Lord" (Leviticus 27:30).
Estos colgantes son para las visitas a hogares. Contiene de un lado una cruz con gr¿ficos coloridos que representa a la iglesia. Al otro lado, contiene el Padrenuestro impreso con una invitacion a su iglesia y espacio en blanco para aadir su informacion congregacional. Paquetes de 100.
To be used for door-to-door visits in your community. A colorful cross with art representing the church is on the front; the back contains the Lord's Prayer with an invitation to your congregation's activities. Space is provided for your congregational stamp and customization.
Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 100.
This 50-page resource includes a leader guide and participant materials for use in a faith-based small group context: adult or older youth Sunday school, Christian Education classes, women's circles, men's groups, congregational "Green Team," or in a retreat setting. Members of any Christian denomination would be able to use it, with only slight modification (if desired) to incorporate materials from their own faith tradition.
Este manual describe seis m todos para el desarrollo de un Programa de Compromiso Financiero en congregaciones. Un recurso para lideres con responsabilidades en la administracion de recursos financieros.
This manual outlines six financial response models that can be used by ELCA Latino congregations. An easy-to-follow guide for stewardship leaders.
The Will and Trust Workbook: a helpful guide for planning your estate. Designed to be a planning resource for you as you prepare for a meeting with your legal advisor. While not a legal document, it is a tool to help you prepare and plan for the distribution of your assets. Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 5.
Important Notes About My Estate: a helpful guide for my family and friends. Designed to help you capture the details of your estate plan assets, funeral plans and location of important documents. This guide will assist you in helping your family and friends at an important time. (A Will and Trust Workbook is also available.) Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 5.
How to Create a Mission Endowment Fund — a guide for congregations
This resource provides a systematic approach to establishing a mission endowment fund for your congregation. This flexible guide can be used by congregations considering an endowment and by endowment committees looking for guidelines. Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of five.
A new stewardship response program written specifically with small membership and mid-size congregations in mind. The four-week program contains everything needed to conduct a biblically based effective stewardship program in your congregation. "Walk with Jesus" is well-organized, straight-forward and easy to use. Materials are provided both in a booklet and on a CD. Included are a bulletin insert, letter and worship talk guide for three consecutive weeks. The materials for each week focus on the theme for the week: walk, listen, or give. Commitment Sunday materials, including an estimate of giving card, and extensive follow-up helps are also provided. Materials on the CD are Microsoft Word files that are customizable for the congregation's specific needs.