“If you are seeking a single, comprehensive guide to church finance, look no further. This is it. Lovett H. Weems Jr. and Ann A. Michel have written a practical guide that is both theologically rigorous and spiritually edifying. A masterful primer on a church and its money.” – Susan Beaumont, author of How to Lead When You Don’t Know Where You’re Going
“The future of the faith and the church has been recently tried and tested. A book that gives some strategic direction is necessary and imperative. Weems and Michel have successfully seized the opportunity to provide strategic suggestions that will assure and solidify the future of the church.” – Jo Ann Browning, co-pastor, Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, Fort Washington, MD
“This is the best available all-in-one book on church Finances, from big picture to nuts-and-bolts. This book takes the perspective of never talking about people’s money apart from their discipleship and never talking about a church’s money apart from its mission. Then, in a highly readable style, it shows you a healthy, workable, and positive pathway forward.” – Warren Bird, PhD, VP of Research and Equipping, Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability
“God’s purpose in calling us to faithful stewardship and generosity isn’t merely to sustain the church. Rather, the continued existence of the church is essential to sustain the transformative message of faith regarding how we are to live in relation to money and possessions. Lovett H. Weems Jr. and Ann A Michel present the Bible’s redeeming message of generosity, stewardship, and abundance in this comprehensive guide to Christian financial responsibility.”
WHO: Anyone interested in the relationship between our Christian faith, our money and finances, and our possessions.
WHAT: Discuss the Church’s faithful management of God’s resources
WHEN: Wednesday evenings, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., on April 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; and June 1
WHERE: From the comfort of your own home or wherever you’d like
WHY: “This book provides practical advice to pastors and church leaders tasked with funding ministry and inspiring others toward responsible stewardship and greater generosity. It addresses church fundraising, stewardship campaigns, budgets, financing capital needs, endowments, and innovative approaches to economic sustainability. Generosity, Stewardship, and Abundance integrates the theological and practical dimensions of finance to empower congregational leaders to think critically about stewardship from a Christian perspective and help them use their personal and congregational possessions faithfully.”
Contact David Cleaver-Bartholomew for more information and/or to register.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 508-244-4336, ext. 131.
Rev. Dr. David Cleaver-Bartholomew is the Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations for the SNEUCC.