July 2015 E-News Stewardship Resources

North American Conference on Christian Philanthropy – Stewardship Fusion Presentations (PDF format)

Resources from ELCA Churchwide for Stewardship Committees or Teams
Growing Stewards   (On this page you may register for the STEWARDNET E-Newsletter which provides ideas for church leaders and mission interpreters.)

Email stewardship@elca.org to receive the following:

Recommended Books
Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation, by Charles R. Lane (Augsburg Fortress, 2006)
Giving to God: The Bible’s Good News about Living a Generous Life, by Mark Allan Powell (Eerdmanns, 2006)
Enough: Discovering Joy through Simplicity and Generosity, by Adam Hamilton (Abingdon Press, 2009)\
Not Your Parent’s Offering Plate: A New Vision for Financial Stewardship, by J. Clif Christopher (Abingdon Press, 2008)

Stewardship Websites
ELCA Stewardship
Stewardship for the 21st Century
Stewardship of Life Institute
The Episcopal Network for Stewardship
Ecumenical Stewardship Center

Stewardship Prayers and Devotions
Daily Devotions for Money Leadership
30 Days of Stewardship Devotions

Annual Financial Response
Giving Magazine
Make It Simple
New Consecration Sunday

Gift Planning
ELCA Foundation ELCA Foundation Endowment Investing
Creative Giving: Understanding Planned Giving and Endowments in Church, by Michael D. Reeves, Rob Fairly and Sandford Coon (Discipleship Resources, 2005)

End-of-Life Planning 
Five Wishes Workbook