The Abundant Joy, Overflowing Generosity companion resource provides additional worship and study materials for the Abundant Joy, Overflowing Generosity emphasis theme featuring 2 Corinthians 8:1-7. The Companion Resource contains:
- Two detailed timelines for “Percentage Living” (one for larger congregations and one for smaller congregations)
- Bible Studies on the Theme ”Abundant Joy, Overflowing Generosity”
- Calls to Worship
- Children’s Sermons
- Abundance Stories
- Giving Quotations
- Sermon Suggestions
- Sample Sermon
- Invitations to Offering
- Prayers of Thanksgiving and Dedication
- Prayer of Dedication for Covenants of Giving
- Sample Letters
- A Guide for Steward Testimonies
- Ideas at the Edges
- Discussion Starters for articles in the 2012 edition of Giving: Growing Joyful Stewards in Your Congregation
The Companion Resource is a digital PDF file.
A coordinating easy-to-use, adaptable plan for the Abundant Joy, Overflowing Generosity stewardship emphasis is sold separately in the corresponding issue of the Giving: Growing Faithful Stewards in Your Congregation Magazine Volume 14: Abundant Joy, Overflowing Generosity.
Additional resources are available in the Abundant Joy, Overflowing Generosity Starter Kit, that contains digital files of materials to engage your congregation in your stewardship emphasis: bulletin inserts, commitment cards, themed letterhead and envelopes, logo, and more.
After your payment is received, you will receive an automatic email from the Ecumenical Stewardship Center with the subject line “Your Ecumenical Stewardship Center order from Month Day, Year is complete.” This email will contain website links to all resources that you ordered. Click on the link and use the procedures of your particular browser to download the files.
If you ordered physical products as well then your order will not be considered complete until those items can be mailed out.