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Stewardship of Earth is part of how we show love to God

4/23/2018

The Confession of 1967 includes a wonderful image of the love of God: “God has created the world of space and time to be the sphere of God’s dealings with humankind. In its beauty and vastness, sublimity and awfulness, order...

Wills emphasis Sunday is set for May

4/17/2018

If you are a pastor, having a conversation with a member of your congregation about their will may sound daunting. For many, it is. But do remember you are helping them with a task that they are likely dreading, and...

This Month in Stewardship: May

4/23/2018

We are transitioning from Eastertide to Pentecost in the life of the church. Chances are, the next big events in the life of the members of your congregation are graduations, weddings and some members of your congregation transitioning to their...

Making online giving easy

4/19/2018

How much do people really use online giving to support their worshiping community? It's becoming much more common than ever before. Our Ministry Relations Officers tell us that adding online giving programs to a congregation's web site almost always increases...

Stewardship Sermons Feature Topics Related to Giving and Stewardship

3/24/2018

Are you looking for help in speaking about giving and stewardship? Let the Presbyterian Foundation’s Stewardship Sermon series inspire you. In her sermon on “It’s Not Over” Rev. Diane Givens Moffet says “the resurrection of Jesus reminds us that we...

Keeping a Generosity Initiative Alive Long-Term

3/25/2018

Rev. David Loleng, Director of Church Financial Literacy and Leadership at the Presbyterian Foundation shares an article from Chris Willard and Warren Bird on ways to keep congregations engaged long-term through a generosity initiative or capital campaign. Read the story...

Infusing Capital with Presbyterian Values

3/28/2018

If investors demanded it, would companies change their practices to benefit the environment and slow the effects of global warming? Believing the strategy can work, the Presbyterian Board of Pensions and the Presbyterian Foundation are helping bolster the effort by...

Faithful Women Making a Difference

3/27/2018

Noting that March 8 was International Women’s Day, Ministry Relations Officer Sherry Kenney shares how the outpouring of time, talent and treasure of Sue Wilcox, a ruling elder at Denver’s Central Presbyterian has been an inspiration to many. Gratitude to...

Stewardship Ministry Newsletter: October 2017

10/20/2017

People Give to Vision and People Give to People Oct. 29 marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Ministry Relations Officer Rob Hagan illustrates how the history of giving is embedded in this great movement as people gave to the vision,...

August 2017

8/1/2017

Providing Stewardship Resources to Shape Your Generosity Program Everyone has heard the saying, “If you only have a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.” Many a venture has been ruined for lack of the right tools. One of the joys...