The Trinity Vibrant Stewardship project goal is to
help reveal & grow our spiritual capacity so that we will be more aware of our choices regarding money & possessions, expanding our desire & capacity to follow Jesus with our whole lives.
Our key principles:
We are working toward long-term
approaches & solutions
are the foundation for an
We are committed to ensuring a
theological basis …
Pathway: Owning our Story
It was not a huge surprise that a number of members of our congregation expressed a sense of inadequacy about their knowledge of the Bible when we took the online survey. It was also not much of a surprise when they said that very few of them used a Bible story as an interpretive tool when making decisions about their finances.
Our goal this fall has been to increase biblical fluency in the parish. One way we are doing this is that we are preaching the Narrative
At the risk of being a pest, we have had some confusion about whether people are receiving an e-mail when there is a new blog post. This is a test, to see if the system is working.
This month's post comes from Light of the World in Farmington. Thanks to Grace and Deb for their work on this.
Paths of Engagement Update – December 2011
Light of the World, Farmington, MN
Fearless Feasts: Living Without Fear About Money
In September 2011 we hosted “Fearless Feasts.” During these feasts, a group of eight people gathered at a lay leader’s home for a simple meal. During the meal, there was some time for chitchat, and then the conversation about
Paths of Engagement Update – November 2011
Augustana Lutheran Church, West St. Paul MN
Pathway -Having a Healthy Relationship with Money
One aspect of our strategy was to offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. We scheduled the class to begin on September 11 so as to be finished before Christmas. We were hoping for 5 families to participate. We had 19 families sign up! The make-up of the class is intriguing. It is families from all age groups and socio-economic