These Michigan congregations have seen an increase in giving during the pandemic. The Rev. David Bell, Executive Director of The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan, talks about drivers of generous giving.
In this season of thanksgiving, the Rev. Benton Heisler gives thanks for the legacy he has received from his farming family and his loving God. Grandmother’s poem shaped his life.
Register NOW for the Lakeside Chautauqua Stewardship & Generosity Conference – August 4-7, 2019 You are invited to register for an outstanding continuing education opportunity. The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan, along with several other United Methodist Foundations throughout the Midwest, has partnered with Lakeside Chautauqua for the past few years in a multi-day learning… Continue Reading Lakeside Chautauqua Stewardship & Generosity Conference
The Wayne C. Barrett Steward Leader Award honors creative outreach by United Methodist congregations and the efforts of a man who taught about generous giving.
The United Methodist Foundation of Michigan is accepting local church applications for the 2019 Wayne C. Barrett Steward Leader Award.
A stewardship consultant, J. Clif Christopher, says that relationship building is the key factor in encouraging donors to give generously.
United Methodists in the state have come through a year of change. Now January 1, 2019 is the official “first day” of the new Michigan Conference.
November 27, Giving Tuesday, persons from 11 countries made generous contributions of $624,868 to the United Methodist Advance. Thank you.
Bishop David A. Bard, The Michigan Area, talks about the kind of generosity that begins with the lavish love of God, not with our wallets, check books or credit cards … If you have not already heard, The United Methodist Church, at its last General Conference in 2016, added a continuing education and evaluation requirement… Continue Reading Generous generosity
In a “Leading Ideas” feature, Ian Urriola outlines four ways churches can foster a culture of generosity among young people.