Stewardship Ministry

Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Articles – October 2015

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

StewardCAST Newsletter – September 2015

In the September 2015 issue of StewardCAST, LCMS Stewardship Ministry discusses the oft-forgotten concept of the stewardship of relationships.

Stewardship seminar equips pastors for work in districts

Almost 50 LCMS parish pastors attend the 2015 National Stewardship Training Seminar July 28-30 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

StewardCAST Newsletter – August 2015

In the August issue of StewardCAST, LCMS Stewardship Ministry shares Scriptural insight into the “dog days” of stewardship. Relief from these times is the Gospel and the realization of the blessings and bounty the heavenly Father provides us through Jesus.

Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Articles – September 2015

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

StewardCAST Newsletter – July 2015

In this issue from LCMS Stewardship Ministry, the importance of the “why” of stewardship being included in the teaching and preaching of stewardship is discussed. The “how” of stewardship is typically highlighted. However, reminding people of who they are as stewards and the implications of God’s creation and recreation and the Holy Spirit’s work in them to be faithful stewards are essentials elements in teaching stewardship.

Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Articles – August 2015

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

Steward’s Corner: Volunteering — The Most Personal of Investments

For every person who volunteers as a way of stewarding the Gospel of our Lord using the most precious of His resources — your special talents and your time, regardless of age or life experiences — thank you.

StewardCAST Newsletter – June 2015

In this issue from LCMS Stewardship Ministry, the “why” and “how” of an LCMS congregation’s support of its district and of Synod are discussed. The decision of the amount of a congregation’s Mission Partnership Gift to District is something that every congregation faces in their annual budget process. Prayer and open communication are encouraged by all those involved. What better way can there be to teach members about prayerful individual stewardship than to model it at the congregational level?

Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Articles – July 2015

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Articles – June 2015

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

StewardCAST Newsletter – May 2015

In this issue from LCMS Stewardship Ministry, the questions of to WHOM the steward should give and WHERE should a steward’s gift be given are addressed. When affirming one’s desire to become a member of a congregation, a person promises to support that congregation with his/her prayers and the gifts God has given to him/her. These promises need to be considered when answering these two questions.

Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Articles – May 2015

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

StewardCAST Newsletter – April 2015

In this issue from LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry, the importance of seeing stewardship within congregations as not only a financial matter, but also as pastoral care for the souls of members is discussed. When stewardship is viewed in this holistic manner, great things can happen with the Church.

StewardCAST Newsletter – March 2015

In this issue from LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry, the role of storytelling in the area of stewardship is discussed. Using this very powerful communication tool must be done with caution because the story itself can be idolized. This does not mean, however, that story should be avoided. It can actually be a rich blessing in a congregation’s stewardship life. To achieve this, the pastor must seek out and strategically use stories of faithful stewardship to help alter the congregation’s stewardship culture.

Stewardship Bulletin Sentences and Newsletter Articles – April 2015

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.