Dessert First

Dessert First: Celebrating God's Blessings invites us to share with our faith community our personal stories of giving and receiving as well as God's faithfulness. The magazine for this theme is available in print format. Theme materials are available as a Starter Kit of digital PDF files that you may copy for congregational use.

Dessert First Theme Materials Starter Kit


The “Dessert First” Theme Materials Starter Kit contains digital PDF files of resources to enhance your congregation’s annual giving campaign:

  • four bulletin inserts
  • commitment card
  • letterhead and matching envelopes
  • bookmark
  • poster (11 x 17")
  • bulletin cover (8-1/2 x 11")

A coordinating easy-to-use, adaptable plan for the “Dessert First” stewardship emphasis is included in the corresponding issue of the Giving: Growing Faithful Stewards in Your Congregation magazine, Volume 3.

Price: $29.99

Giving: Growing Joyful Stewards in Your Congregation Volume 3


Giving Volume 3 with the theme "Dessert First" helps congregations recall and celebrate God's blessings and grow in their desire to give as they grow spiritually. Articles and authors include:
Stewardship: A New Story by Pamela York Klainer
Ten Prayers of Celebration and Dedication for Budgets, Offerings and New Facilities Aim for the Heart: Fundraising as Ministry by Rebekah Burch Basinger and Thomas H. Jeavons
Westerhoff on Stewardship by John H. Westerhoff

Price: $14.99