Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS January 2018

Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS January 2018

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Register Today for the Pathways to Generosity Conference Register today to attend the Pathways to Generosity: Signs of Hope Conference April 3-5, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Participate on-site in Dallas or via live streaming. Don't miss this great conference with four dynamic keynote speakers: Rev. Dr. Katie Hays, Rev. Dr. Eric Law, Amiee Laramore, and Rev. Pedro Suarez, and nearly two dozen workshops. Stewardship Educators Forum Registration Extended to January 15  There's still time to register for the Stewardship Educators Forum Gathering and Stewardship Summit, January 23-25 in Southaven, Mississippi (near Memphis). Join your peers for helpful roundtable discussion at the Forum and paper presentations at the Summit. Join Ann Michel at the next Author Chat Join Rev. Dr. Ann Michel, Associate Director of the Lewis Center for Church Leadership at…
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Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS December 2017

Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS December 2017

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Pathways to Generosity Conference Keynote Speakers The Pathways to Generosity: Signs of Hope Conference April 3-5, 2018 in Dallas, Texas will feature four dynamic keynote speakers: Rev. Dr. Katie Hays of the Galileo Church in Mansfield, Tezas; Rev. Dr. Eric Law, founder of the Kaleidoscope Institute; Amiee Laramore, Director of Seminary Advancement at Christian Theological Seminary; and Rev. Pedro Suarez, incoming Bishop of the Florida-Bahamas Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. More Register for the Stewardship Educators Forum by December 31 Join your peers in stewardship ministry at the Stewardship Educators Forum Gathering and stay for the Stewardship Summit, January 23-25 in Southaven, Mississippi (near Memphis). More COMPASS Blog focuses on Hymns and Hopes for the Holidays The Ecumenical Stewardship Center COMPASS Initiative engages young adults in conversations…
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Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS November 2017

Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS November 2017

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Don't forget! Generosity NEXT Registration Closes November 15 Generosity NEXT explores the connection between faithful stewardship, generous giving, and current culture. Participate onsite or via live streaming. More Come to the Stewardship Educators Forum and Stewardship Summit in January Join your peers in stewardship ministry at the Stewardship Educators Forum Gathering and stay for the Stewardship Summit, January 23-25 in Southaven, Mississippi (near Memphis). More Plan Now to Attend the Pathways to Generosity: Signs of Hope Conference Through keynotes, workshops, and worship, Pathways Conference participants will explore their paths to faithful generosity and leave ready to create new paths of generosity in their churches and organizations. April 3-5 in Dallas, Texas. More Stewardship and Advent? We've Got a Theme for That The Blessed Be the Lord God stewardship theme, based…
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Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS October 2017

Ecumenical Stewardship Center NEWS October 2017

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Connect Stewardship and Current Culture at Generosity NEXT Generosity NEXT explores the connection between faithful stewardship, generous giving, and current culture. Participate onsite or via live streaming. Registration closes November 15. Learn more Bill Enright is October Author Chat Special Guest Join the ESC Author Chat with Bill Enright to discuss his latest book, Kitchen Table Giving: Reimagining How Congregations Connect with Their Donors on Tuesday, October 24, 1:00 p.m. Eastern time, Noon Central time, 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time, 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time. More October COMPASS Live Chat Features Financial Planning The ESC COMPASS Initiative connects young adults, faith, and finances. Join the COMPASS Live Chat about financial planning with special guest Jacqueline Painter from Everence on Tuesday, October 10, 1:00 p.m. Eastern time, Noon Central time, 11:00 a.m. Mountain…
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ESC NEWS September 2017

ESC NEWS September 2017

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It's Not Too Late to Order Stewardship Resources It's not too late to order resources for your congregation's fall stewardship emphasis. Peruse our newest theme--Live Generously--and our other 18 themes in the ESC Web Store. Rebekah Basinger is September Author Chat Guest Join Rebekah Basinger, co-author of Growing Givers' Hearts: Fundraising as Ministry on September 27. More Register Today for Generosity NEXT Join the conversation about stewardship and current culture at Generosity NEXT, November 29 - December 1 in Nashville, Tennessee. We'll discuss "Stewardship and Generosity: Are We Doing All We Can?" with keynote speakers Rev. Dr. Anne Burkholder and Rev. Steve Manskar. More The Truth of What We Bring A person places a check or folded bills into the offering plate on Sunday morning. The usher sees the hand drop…
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ESC NEWS August 2017

ESC NEWS August 2017

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Generosity NEXT Keynote Speakers Announced Rev. Dr. Anne Burkholder and Rev. Steven Manskar will be the keynote speakers at Generosity NEXT, November 29 - December 1 in Nashville, Tennessee. August Author Chat features Mark Vincent, A Christian View of Money Join Mark Vincent, CEO and Senior Design Partner of Design Group International, on August 28 to chat about his book A Christian View of Money: Celebrating God's Generosity. Register today for the Stewardship in Scripture Online Course Enrich your understanding about biblical principles of stewardship in this online course. Class begins September 5. CEUs are available. Good Samaritan Behaviors Making room for collective concern in the midst of individual priorities is a particular Christian matter.  
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ESC News July 2017

ESC News July 2017

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Living Generously Begins With Trust When we define faithful generosity—or stewardship—we often think in terms of time, talent, and treasure. But when I look at the logo for the Live Generously theme, another important “T” word comes to mind. Author Chat features Clayton Smith, At the Crossroads Join Clayton Smith, Executive Pastor for Generosity at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, on July 21 to learn about his new book At the Crossroads: Leadership Lessons for the Second Half of Life. Stewardship in Scripture Course Offered in September Plan now to enrich your understanding about biblical principles of stewardship. Registration opens soon. Mission Funding Forum Group Gathering Provides Networking & Learning Do you obtain resources to support your organization's mission? Come to ESC's free Mission Funding Forum Group Gathering to discuss…
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