Michigan church makes the most of its gifts

by Eva Stimson
10/8/2018

OKEMOS, Mich. - In just a little more than a decade, the Presbyterian Church of Okemos, a suburb of Lansing, Michigan, has gone from being a congregation that rarely talked about money to a church where even younger members understand...

Pastors should consider their own faith legacy

by Ellie Johns-Kelley
9/13/2018

Often church leaders know to encourage planned giving in their congregations, but many take for granted the great opportunity to craft their own faith legacy. Karl Mattison, Vice President for Planned Giving for the Presbyterian Foundation, frames it best when...

Doing Well and Doing Good: Investing Responsibly

by Erin Dunigan
6/13/2018

Editor’s note: This story is one in a series about ways the Foundation is using its investments to work for greater change in the care and keeping of the earth we inhabit. Investments can do well – the Presbyterian Foundation...

Planned giving program takes stewardship to the next level

by Eva Stimson
5/15/2018

A new wills emphasis program is taking stewardship to the next level at First Presbyterian Church in Bentonville, Arkansas. Many members are realizing for the first time that they can leave a bequest to the church that will support the...