Stewardship Resources

12 Step Stewardship Plan

Power Point program

Best Practices

Elements and Practices for Congregational Stewardship

Consecration Sunday

Complete overview of a stewardship education process, and Guest Leader contact list

 

Grow One Step Chart

A Revealing Breakdown of Congregations' Giving Patterns

 

Stewards of God's Love

A year-round guide to stewardship in your congregation

 

Year-Round Planning Calendar

A year 'round planning calendar for growing stewards in your congregation

 

Please call the synod office, 608.788.5000, for more information about how the following people could help your congregation with any or all of its stewardship needs:

  • Pastor Libby Howe, Director for Evangelical Mission/Asst. to the Bishop

  • Mark Quade, former ELCA Stewardship Specialist

  • Cindy Berg, Synod Mission Interpreter Corodinator

 

People Resources

 

Educational Resources for Download

 

POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS

 

From Chick Lane (as presented in La Crosse Area Synod, Spring 2010)

 

Web Resources

  1. ELCA Stewardship Resources  - click various tabs for Leadership, Care for Creation, Lifestyle, Finances, Spiritual Gifts and Steward Net (newsletter)

  2. Stewardship for the 21st Century, by Luther Seminary's Center for Stewardship Leaders

    • On the Center for Stewardship Leaders (CSL) site, at the top, find links for: Articles, Audio/Videos, Bible Studies, Book Reviews, Children's Books, Happenings, Humor, Illustrations, Letters, Links, Magazines, Quotes, Sermons, Stories and Worship Resources

    • Sign up for CSL weekly e-letter

  3. Stewardship blogging database maintained by Gettysburg Seminary - to serve stewardship in the ELCA through its seminaries - www.stewardshipoflife.org 

 

Parish Publishing

Stewardship programs for your church that are inspiring and easy to use.

 

Books People Are Reading:

 

NEW ONLINE GIVING OPTION FOR

ELCA CONGREGATIONS

Vanco’s GivePlus suite of eGiving solutions is offering a new online giving option to all ELCA congregations - Vanco (who has a preferred vendor agreement with the ELCA)  Read more at link for how Vanco can handle donations easily for church administrative staff with this convenient option for church members. Learn more about GivePlus HERE.

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