June 2017

June 1, 2017 by Presbyterian Foundation

Dreaming Stewardship Anew

Explore the many colorful dimensions of stewardship at the 2017 Stewardship Kaleidoscope. If you are a pastor, church leader, presbytery staff or someone who dreams of cultivating generosity in life and ministry, make plans to attend – September 25-27 – at the beautiful Tradewinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Read More

Leave a Legacy

Legacy giving is a vital part of stewardship. The Presbyterian Foundation offers tools and resources like the Composing a Legacy booklet and the Estate Planning Workbook to assist with creating a legacy of faith through charitable gifts. We offer training and ongoing support to help congregations build a culture of generous giving. Click here for more information

Don’t Miss the Application Deadline for Church Financial Leadership

APPLY TODAY! June 30 is the application deadline to apply for the Presbyterian Foundation’s newly established Church Financial Leadership Grant. Funds are available to help pastors, commissioned lay pastors (CLP), or leaders of a 1001 New Worshiping Community within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) attend continuing education opportunities on church financial management and leadership. Read More

Great Teams Lead to Great Stewardship

Is finding leaders for your congregational stewardship ministry a joy or a chore? Bruce Barkhauer, instructor in the Ecumenical Stewardship Center, suggests that congregations have three teams for stewardship ministry: Finance, Stewardship, and Legacy Gifts.

Contact a Ministry Relations Officer for assistance with stewardship in your congregation.