“Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD your God which He has given you.” (Deuteronomy 16:17) “…Send your treasures to the heavenly storage room. Deposit your wealth in God’s Bank, distributing it to the poor, the orphans and the widows, so that you can receive a million […]
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Orthodox Christians Dr. P. Roy and Diane Vagelos generously share their wealth to help others.
Without vision and strategy a parish will be given a default future – NOT of its own choosing. Planned giving an important vision and strategy tool.
Read how other charities are participating in the rapid rise of giving in the first half of 2015.
Many Wealthy Plan to Remember Charities in Their Estates – Does Your Parish Have an Endowment Program?
To remember the parish in one’s will is to look back upon life with gratitude and to look forward to the spiritual well being of future generations.
This article posits an interesting theory: it is not a happy life that prompts generosity. Rather, it is generosity that brings joy, purpose and abundance to life.
One of the great teachers of our time. A mentor to innumerable priests. Catch all of his lectures on Ancient Faith Radio
When we stretch out our hand to help the needy, we reach toward God.
A mainstay of the nonprofit community, The Chronicle of Philanthropy offers articles, resources, job searching, etc.
Effectively conveying the purpose and the mission of the parish requires innovation and creativity in the way that it is presented.
Parishioners are asked, asked, asked to give, give and give. Here’s a reflection on how parish leadership might consider giving value back to them. Doing so actually inspires more giving but that’s not the purpose – that’s just an unexpected benefit. An aspect of the Eucharistic life of the church is hidden here.
A saint renowned for his philanthropy “Almsdeeds and compassion filled your life with their splendours.”
“Though didst deal thy riches to the needy.”
A seventeen-minute voice over PowerPoint briefly surveying stewardship in the Old Testament. Be sure to allow time for the complete download.
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