The Stewardship Resource Database

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  • Author: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Updated: 06/24/2008

Stewardship is one of the church's central tasks. The goal of this Web site is to help you succeed in your stewardship initiative.

These pages provide you with the most current and relevant resources and ideas to support your daily effort.

Here you will find straightforward answers, honest discussions and up-to-date information on ELCA stewardship activities. Use this site to connect to other ELCA stewardship workers. Explore intriguing possibilities for your personal and professional life


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  • Author: Michael Meier, Coordinator for Mission Support for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Updated: 06/24/2008
  • Copyright: Copyright ښ 2004 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, (ELCA), 8765 W. Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631.800/638-3522. Permission is granted to photocopy this resource provided copies are for local use only and each copy carries all copyright acknowledgments found in the publication.

CONTENTS

Session 1:  Starts With Receiving

Session 2:  Not Counting the Cost

Session 3:  The Great Struggle Between Generosity and Greed

Session 4:  The Spiritual Power of Generosity

This study will work best in a small group of five to 12 people. Such a group can focus on the Scripture texts and on sharing their own personal experiences. While the content of these sessions is important, the proڸcess of telling one's own "giving stories" and encouragڸing one another is at least as important.


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  • Author: The Living Simple Network
  • Updated: 06/24/2008
  • Copyright: The Living Simple Network

Take Back Your Time is a major U.S./Canadian initiative to challenge the epidemic of overwork, over-scheduling and time famine that now threatens our health, our families and relationships, our communities and our environment.


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  • Author: The Center for Parish Development
  • Updated: 06/24/2008
  • Copyright: ښ1999 Center for Parish Development, All Rights Reserved

The Center for Parish Development is an ecumenical, missional, research, consulting, and teaching agency founded by a consortium of mission agencies, theological seminaries, and regional church bodies.


The mission of the Center is to discover how the church in general and the local church in particular can learn to discern and participate in God's mission more faithfully and effectively, and to provide counsel and resources to facilitate that transformational process.

The Center carries out this mission by forming dynamic learning partnerships in which the church's life and mission are brought into conversation with theological and organizational systems research, and by sharing with others what we learn in these partnerships.


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