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Every Dollar Pledged Makes A Difference

By Chris Beer and George Wishart, Stewardship Co-Chairs As the 2022–23 “All of Me, All of Us” Stewardship Campaign wraps up, we want to give a heartfelt thank-you to the 514 individuals and families who pledged so far this year. Your faithful contributions are greatly appreciated and will go far in [...]

2023-02-15T15:59:35-06:00Church Stories, Stewardship|

Stewardship to the Third Power

The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg “Stewardship” means caring for the good things the Boss has entrusted to you. At work, we steward the Finances, or HR, or Marketing, or Operations, or Technology, or the Fleet. God entrusts every church member with three aspects of our common life together: the Annual Expenses [...]

2022-11-01T09:48:32-05:00Church Stories, Stewardship, Worship|

Stewardship Devotional

Sunday, November 10, Stewardship of Life at Its End: Snoopy and the Peanut’s gang creator, Charles Shultz, has been considered one of our most articulate Christian theologians. Sketching common life, his comics and movies distilled relationships and growing up’s challenges to simple figures and words. In child-like wonder, he named reality while also teaching the mystery of faith.

2021-10-30T18:46:03-05:00Stewardship Devotionals|

Stewardship Devotional

Sunday, November 3, Stewardship of Community: Have you ever played the game Would You Rather? In it, you choose between two (often humorous) unpalatable options, such as, “Would you rather wear clown shoes every day or a clown wig every day?”

2019-11-01T17:55:55-05:00Stewardship Devotionals|

Stewardship Devotional

Sunday, October 27, Stewardship of Technology: Many of us can’t imagine life without technology, but even those of us who value it see its dark side. We’re aware of the research on rising rates of loneliness, depression, and suicide. Cultural critics crystallize our concerns: “Americans no longer talk to each other, they entertain each other. They do not exchange ideas, they exchange images.”

2019-11-01T19:34:58-05:00Stewardship Devotionals|

The Three Ships

By Ken Harris, President Last year, when I spoke briefly at the annual meeting, I mentioned that the Church would follow a path of three priorities I called Three Ships: Membership, Stewardship and Kindership—the last focusing on children and youth ministries. One year later I am pleased to say we have made meaningful [...]

Stewardship Devotional

Sunday, October 20, Stewardship of Creation: Think about what we get to name in our lives. Some of us have had the privilege of naming children. Others have named pets. A few of us have probably named our cars. We name these things because they mean something to us; they serve more than a utilitarian purpose in our lives. We take great care in selecting each name, seeking to reflect the nature of the person or thing being named and honoring the meaning it carries.

2019-10-26T11:01:15-05:00Stewardship Devotionals|