“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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What a blessing it is when a working professional offers their assistance in service to the parish! And yet there may arise managerial challenges to the relationship.
Organize parish leadership for a “thank-a-thon” and build deeper relationships within the parish.
Though firm trust and faith in God that we are being taken care of is the most effective Christian response to fear, this does not relieve us of the responsibility for good financial management.
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.
When we stretch out our hand to help the needy, we reach toward God.
Effectively conveying the purpose and the mission of the parish requires innovation and creativity in the way that it is presented.
Good stewardship needs to be reconfigured in every phase of life and for every phase of life.
People love and care about what they invest in with their time, talent and treasure. A day of service involving the whole family at the church is a powerful way to build community.
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.
Use this tool to great advantage when anticipating a capital campaign or preparing to launch a major fundraising effort.
This is the first of three postings designed to assist leaders in gaining a deeper knowledge of effective fundraising values and methodologies.
Most people shy from face to face fundraising because they fear rejection; priests have additional reservations.
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