Discipleship and Stewardship Are Synonymous

Here you’ll find tools, guides, webinars and printed/downloadable resources to help you and your congregation discern, develop and exercise your time, talent and treasure as stewards of God’s gift and grace. Resources are available for leaders, congregations and individuals.

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Videos and Recorded Webinars

Webinar: Building Generous Congregations

Webinar: Building Generous Congregations
Learn how to nurture communities of joyful generosity and help congregations talk about money.

Webinar: The Power of Digital Giving

Webinar: The Power of Digital Giving
Practical ways to implement and promote online giving and giving apps.

Webinar: Sharing Your Story

Webinar: Sharing Your Story
Present your church’s budget in a way that helps people see the impact their gifts are having through mission and ministry.

Webinar: About Bequests

Webinar: About Bequests
Would receiving a bequest help your church? Practical tools for talking specifically about bequests in your congregation.

Webinar: Saying Thank You

Webinar: Saying Thank You
Discover ways to thank the people who give to God’s mission through your congregation.

Webinar: Narrative Budget

Webinar: Narrative Budget
Rev. Mark Tremblay shares some practical tools used by Knox, Calgary to construct their narrative budget.

Printed / Downloadable Stewardship Resources

Discovering Stewardship

Discovering Stewardship
An introduction to the basics of stewardship with tools you can use to introduce the concept of stewardship to your congregation.

Stewardship for Children booklet

Stewardship for Children booklet
Helping children participate in stewardship is essential to their faith journey, and an important stewardship ministry.

A Statement of Stewardship

A Statement of Stewardship
Create a customized statement for your congregation that helps people respond to God’s grace through guidelines on giving.

Narrative Budget

Narrative Budget
Transform your church’s line-item budget into mission categories that share your congregation’s vision.

What Clergy Should Know About What People Give

What Clergy Should Know About What People Give
This simple guide helps sessions/members determine what giving data should be shared with the minister.

Inspire, Ask, Thank

Inspire, Ask, Thank
Practical tips for communicating with members, adherents and friends to encourage generosity in your church.

Giving Patterns by Generation

Giving Patterns by Generation
This chart highlights trends that impact giving patterns by generations as a whole. Includes insights into the meaning of money for each generation.

Thank-you Letter

Thank-you Letter examples that you can review for inspiration, structure, and wording. Each sample says “thanks” in a different way.

Learning and Worship Resources from Other Sources

Center for Faith and Giving Annual Resources

Center for Faith and Giving Annual Resources
A free library of stewardship campaigns that invite congregants to support the work God has called your church to do.

Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

Lake Institute on Faith and Giving
Explore a deeper understanding of the dynamic relationship between faith and giving, through research, education, and public conversation.

Called to be the Church

Called to be the Church
The United Church of Canada’s annual stewardship material can help you design a stewardship worship service or integrate stewardship ideas into your regular services.

Our Money Story

Our Money Story
This four-week stewardship series from Sanctified Art includes creative worship ideas and practical resources to help your congregation look at the role of money in a spiritual journey.

Our Money Story: A Stewardship Soundtrack

Our Money Story: A Stewardship Soundtrack
Hymns, praise songs, and special music that explore stewardship issues. Designed to accompany the Our Money Story stewardship series.

Generosity Blog

Generosity Blog
Lori Gunther Reesor explores many stewardship issues, including how to send a thank-you note to people who didn’t give.

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