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  • Author: George Thornson a retired ELCA pastor who is currently serving as an interim pastor.  He was serving Beaver Lutheran Church, Maplewood, MN when this letter was sent.
  • Updated: 03/20/2008
  • Copyright: George Thronson

A stewardship letter to Beaver Lake Lutheran Church encouraging people to be faithful in the stewardship of the whole life and to be a growing generous giver.

Illustration  Illustration
  • Author: Paul M. Youngdahl is the senior pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.
  • Updated: 02/28/2008
  • Copyright: Paul M. Youngdahl

The time and talent commitment piece is a four-panel, 8-1/2 x 14-inch brochure. Read below for the text of the brochure.

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  • Author: Paul M. Youngdahl is senior pastor at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis.
  • Updated: 02/28/2008
  • Copyright: Mount Olivet Lutheran Church,
    5025 Knox Ave S,
    Minneapolis, MN 55419-1095

On Rally Sunday, which is the first Sunday after Labor Day, and for the three Sundays before and the two after, there is a stewardship dinner reservation form inserted in the Sunday bulletin. As the weeks pass, only remaining dates are listed.

Read below for the text of the form, which was a half-sheet of paper.

Illustration  Illustration
  • Author: Source unknown
  • Updated: 02/19/2008

Adult birds know that what birds do best is fly. To get their babies to fly, the adult pushes them out of the nest.

God knows that giving ourselves to God's work, God's kingdom and to others is what we do best.

Illustration  Illustration
  • Author: Numerous
  • Updated: 05/24/2006
  • Copyright: Compiled by St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church, 17205 County Road 6, Plymouth, MN  55447 - 763-475-7128

Examples of mission statements from various sources.

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