If you missed the March 19, 2020, “Electronic Recurring Giving: Needed Now More Than Ever!” webinar, you can still register to watch a recording! Click here to register Click here to download the presentation handouts. PRESENTERS: Ken Sloane, Joe Park, Richard Rogers For all of its negative impacts, the Coronavirus has created an unprecedented opportunity for… Continue Reading→
Webinar from Discipleship Ministries DATE: Thursday, March 19, 2020 TIME: 7:30 p.m. EDT (6:30 p.m. CDT) PRESENTERS: Ken Sloane, Joe Park, Richard Rogers For all of its negative impacts, the Coronavirus has created an unprecedented opportunity for churches of all sizes to strengthen their long-term annual giving by taking steps today to increase the number of households who… Continue Reading→
At Annual Conference last week, our Conference Statistician George Speake encouraged us to focus on evangelism and stewardship to grow our churches. The Media Center offers small-group studies, short books, and other resources to help you train your members in evangelism and create a robust culture of generosity in stewardship. Evangelism Small-Group Studies Get Their… Continue Reading→
You may still be upset that Cokesbury closed all of their brick-and-mortar stores, but they continue to offer the best online shopping experience for Methodists. Here’s why. 1. Cokesbury is owned by the United Methodist Publishing House. Not only are you financially supporting your church when you shop at Cokesbury.com, you are also seeing the… Continue Reading→
What needs change in your community? Is it those who are termed ‘food insecure’? Perhaps it would be increased needs in a homeless shelter or an emerging need for outreach to veterans. Whatever may need change in your community can be addressed with generosity. Here’s how one church in our conference addressed an identified need…. Continue Reading→
“What do you think of when you think about stewardship?” This question was posed by Taylor Mills, who helped lead the breakout session ‘Full Life Stewardship’. The answers were varied – time, money, talents, and communications. Four presenters – Taylor Mills, Tyler Williams, LaNella Smith, and Lynn Benson – each led a discussion on the various aspects… Continue Reading→
Well known pastor and author, Mike Slaughter, mounted the stage to share his and his congregation’s experience in biblical mission and ministry of the church: “Why does God let people starve? God doesn’t, we do.” M. Slaughter Should a person deceive God? Yet you deceive me. But you say, “How have we deceived you?” With your tenth-part… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward expresses her thanks for your 2013 Apportionments in this Connections video.
In this Connections video, Bishop Ward talks about how God’s generosity is now ours to share with others.