The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Managing the gifts God gives us
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Stewardship Ministry helps congregations grow in their understanding and implementation of a life of stewardship.
Christian stewardship is the free and joyous activity of God’s family — the church — in managing life’s resources for His purposes.
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Stewardship bulletin sentences and newsletter articles are available for congregations to feature in church publications. Bulletin sentences are based on the one-year and three-year lectionary.
StewardCAST is a monthly e-newsletter with stewardship resources for individuals and congregations. Subscribe online by choosing the “Stewardship” category and selecting StewardCAST.
The A to Z collection of resources includes important items for pastor and stewardship committees. The documents are arranged into four sections to help leaders find content applicable to their unique settings.
The LCMS recommends using these Bible Stewardship Principles in guiding education and appeal efforts in Synod congregations, entities, agencies and auxiliaries. The principles feature a leader’s guide and are available in four different languages plus three age-appropriate versions.
The Chief Steward: A Manual on Pastoral Leadership was written by the Rev. J.E. Herrmann in 1950.
The Rev. Nathan Meador, assistant coordinator of the LCMS Stewardship Ministry, says the resource has timeless advice despite being written more than 60 years ago.
Stewardship Under the Cross: Stewardship for the Confessional Lutheran Parish was written by the Rev. Heath Curtis. He shares the “experience and advice of one pastor struggling to remain faithful to God’s Word while leading his parish through a rough financial patch.”
Rev. Heath Curtis, Coordinator
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LCMS Stewardship Ministry plans educational opportunities and provides ongoing support for pastors and lay leaders as they implement Christ-centered stewardship plans in their congregations. Download information sheet
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