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 Mistawasis Memorial PC, Mistawasis First Nation, Saskatchewan
Pray for congregations, presbyteries, leaders, international partners, and ministries with children, youth and Indigenous people, as we continue to love and serve one another.
$2 $9
Add your voice to advocacy efforts. Volunteer to serve a committee or working group. Write letters on human rights, climate change and healing and reconciliation. Participate in an online webinar or conference. Share your experience of mission and ministry in our newspaper.
Donate through your congregation, online at or by mailing a cheque. Learn how gifts of securities, life insurance plans, charitable gift annuities and bequests can support ministry at
By the power at work within us God can accomplish abundantly more than all we can ask for or imagine
Ephesians 3:20
Out of every $100 $59 equips congregations
and ministries in Canada
 $14 accompanies international mission partners
$12 supports ministries with Indigenous people
provides nancial and administrative services
$4 supports governance $2 advocates for justice
None of this would be possible without your generous gifts. Thank you.
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  You have a story to tell!
Just as these four pages share how God is working through gifts to Presbyterians Sharing, you can share how God is moving through your congregation by creating your own narrative budget.
• Use your mission statement and annual report to create missional categories that correspond with what your congregation is doing: worship, children & youth ministry, caring for creation, sharing the good news, working for justice, etc.
• Talk to ministry staff and committee chairs to see how the building, money, and staff and volunteer time are being used to do mission and ministry. From this you can determine how the congregation’s resources are being used as percentages of the missional categories. For example, you might discover that the church building is used 50% of the time for worship activities, 15% for evangelism, 15% for caring for vulnerable people,
10% for children & youth ministry, 8% for Christian education and 2% for justice initiatives.
• Apply the percentages to budget line-items like salaries, utilities and program expenses.
• Now write a narrative description based on your breakdowns and add some graphs, photos and quotes to really connect how the gifts
are helping continue Christ’s ministry.
See real samples and nd tools to transform
your congregation’s budget at
Living Waters Mission, Peterborough, Ontario

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