Meet the Stewardship and Development Team

Meet the Stewardship and Development Team


Meet Our Stewardship and Development Team
Think of us as your go-to resource for most things having to do with stewardship, generosity, and fundraising. If you do not find something listed here that you think may be development-related, please feel free to reach out to either one of us. We are happy to point you in the right direction. Also be sure to subscribe to our newsletter, Generous Thoughts!

Rev. Dr. David Cleaver Bartholomew
Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations (he-him)
Contact David for help with:
• Proportional Giving
• How to calculate proportional giving for 2021
• Annual Giving/Stewardship Campaign
• General advice and feedback for churches
• Planned Giving
• Capital Campaigns

Lee Gagen
Director of Individual and External Donor Relations (she-her)
Contact Lee for help with:
• Grants - where to find information about grants, how to hire a grant writer, the basics for writing a grant.
• Event Fundraising Assistance exploring alternatives to traditional fundraisers during COVID, setting up online giving, using social media to enhance
• Donor Development Cultivates and nurtures current and prospective donors within churches, the Conference, and beyond the Conference.

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Framingham, MA 01702

Hartford, CT Office

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Hartford, CT 06105

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