Stewardship Resources

Stewardship Resources

Questions: Contact:  Rev. Dr. David Cleaver Bartholomew, Transitional Associate Conference Minister for Stewardship and Financial Development.  Read his posts on stewardship here.

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Upcoming Webinars
Previous Webinars
Books and Links

Upcoming Webinars:

Recordings of previous webinars related to Church Finances can be found here in our video library.

Stewardship Book Discussions

October 2020 - Embracing Stewardship, by Charles R. Lane and Grace Duddy Pomroy 

August 2020 - Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation by Charles Lane.

June 2020 - Not Your Parent's Offering Plate, by J. Clif Christopher

A More Excellent Way - A Faithful Approach to Cultivating Giving (4-part Series)

Part One Video - Faith foundations: Moving from transactional giving to transformational giving. (Youtube) July 23

Part Two Video - Inspiring Generosity: Moving from "Pay the bills" to "Live the vision." (Youtube) July 30

Part Three Video - Best practices from the non-profit world. (Youtube) August 6

Part Four Video - Building a planned giving ministry in four "easy" steps. (Youtube) August 13

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Churches are welcome to incorporate these videos into their own stewardship campaigns. Please notify Charlie Kuchenbrod if you do use them. 

Why We Tithe

How I Have Been Changed by Tithing

What I Have Earned (Or Not)

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Books and Links


  • A Spirituality of Fundraising, by Henri J. M. Nouwen
  • Kitchen Table Giving, by William G. Enright
  • Not Your Parents’ Offering Plate, by J. Clif Christopher
  • Whose Offering Plate Is It, by J. Clif Christopher
  • Stewardship for Vital Congregations, by Anthony B. Robinson
  • Ask, Thank, Tell, by Charles R. Lane
  • Embracing Stewardship. How to put stewardship at the heart of your congregation’s life, by Charles R. Lane and Grace Duddy Pomroy
  • The Steward: A Biblical Symbol Come of Age (Revised Ed.) by Douglas John Hall

Links (websites/Newsletters):

All of these websites have good content, often going far beyond stewardship.  They also offer free newsletters.  Try browsing the websites and if you like what you see, sign up for the newsletter.  There is a subscription link on each of the pages below, sometimes you have to scroll to find it.

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