GYOBYGOV!! “Give Your Offering Before You Go On Vacation!!” Our Synod’s Stewardship Team suggests that every congregation encourage their members to “GYOBYGOV” – that is to and eliminate the “SUMMER SLUMP” in every congregation and then they can fulfill, or exceed, their Mission Support. Strategic directions for our ELCA includes a churchwide priority to “accompany…

The March 9-12, training of Ventures Steward Leaders is approaching quickly.   Most expenses for travel, accommodations, materials and coaching will be covered by Congregational and Synodical Mission of the ELCA.  Each participant will be asked to contribute ($100) after the event.  Ventures in Growing Stewards addresses stewardship education and renewal in congregations.  While maintaining a…

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Stewardship can be fun! Learn about our first annual 50/50 this-is-not-a-raffle from Bishop Jeff

By Pastor Grant Quever, GMS Stewardship Team The above titled material (Money Leadership for Thriving Congregations) was shared at an overnight retreat at Lutherdale Camp led by Charles “Chick” Lane that I attended.  The material is intended for congregations as well as Rostered leaders.  There are two formats:  an overnight retreat, or six small group…

We are a church able to do more together than we are as individual congregations. Here is how you can join me in continuing support of the work of the church…

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