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Happening  Happening
  • Author: John Traver is on the Stewardship Committee at Incarnation Lutheran Church, North Oaks, MN.  He is active with the YMCA on a national level.
  • Updated: 03/19/2008

This is a summary of a report based on interview with over 500 persons on why they contribute generously to their church and other charitable organizations.

Happening  Happening
  • Author: Robert H. Schuller, pastor of Crystal Cathedral congregation and the founder and spokesman on the Hour of Power.
  • Updated: 03/19/2008
  • Copyright: Copyright 1995 by Dr. Robert Schuller. All rights reserved.

Robert Schuller describes in his spiritual autobiography, Prayer: My Soul's Adventure with God, how the funds were raised to begin the radio broadcast of the "Hour of  Power."

Happening  Happening
  • Author: Stewardship Action Committee for Incarnation Lutheran Church, North Oaks, MN
  • Updated: 03/19/2008
  • Copyright: Incarnation Lutheran Church, North Oaks, MN
    Rev. Gary Anderson, Senior Pastor

A journal was distributed inviting participants to now only read what others had written and an invitation to write a reflection on how you have been blessed.

In this file you will find the contents of the journal. Each was written by a member of the congregation. Their names were included on the original. They are excluded here because permission was neither requested nor granted.

Happening  Happening
  • Author: Nativity Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN
    Rev. Glenn Seefeldt, Senior Pastor
  • Updated: 03/19/2008
  • Copyright: Rev. Glenn Seefeldt

Story of a congregation which invited people to develop a three-year plan of giving rather than just an annual one.

This file contains material from a stewardship appeal at Nativity Lutheran Church Minneapolis, MN 55418 in 1999.

The unique components include:
+ The three year vision adopted by the congregation
+ An outline of a stewardship message
+ A statement of the congregations capacity to give
+ A three year ask for all channels of giving
+ Samples of a Pastor's individualized personal letters

Happening  Happening
  • Author: Jerry Hoffman was an interim pastor at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Minneapolis, MN 55110. (July 2003-October 2004)
  • Updated: 03/19/2008
  • Copyright: The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
    4801 France Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55110

The 2004 stewardship emphasis was "Gifts of the Heart."  

Information about two special features are included.

"THE DINNER" -- A gathering of the congregation for a meal.

Special edition of the "SHEPHERD'S STAFF NEWSLETTER"


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