Stewardship Ministry

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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‘More Than Giving’

More Than Giving Stewardship Conferences

DOXOLOGY and the LCMS are hosting two “More Than Giving” stewardship conferences — Sept. 28-29 at CU Chicago and Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in St. Cloud, Minn.

 Register for Sept. 28-29 event

 Register for Nov. 30-Dec. 1 event

‘Stewardship Basics’

Stewardship Basics Bible Study

“Stewardship Basics,” an eight-part Bible study from LCMS Stewardship Ministry, is available at no charge to help congregations start a discussion of whole-life stewardship.

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Resources & Services

Bulletin, Newsletter Information

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.

 

Stewardship from A to Z

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.

 

Stewardship Under the Cross

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.”

Financial Peace® U.

“Preview and Review of Financial Peace® University,” written by Rev. Jonathan Conner, has helpful suggestions for Lutheran pastors and lay leaders who want to use FPU in their congregations.

 

The Chief Steward

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.

 

Bible Stewardship Principles

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.

 

 


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Ministry Overview

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.
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Recent Stories & Articles

Stewardship Ministry – Reporter
LCMS Stewardship: August 2018 ‘StewardCAST’ newsletter
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 1:17:38 PM

Two DOXOLOGY ‘More Than Giving’ workshops set for fall
Thursday, August 02, 2018 11:20:02 AM

LCMS Stewardship Ministry: Newsletter article and bulletin blurbs – September 2018
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 11:17:59 AM

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Newsletter

StewardCAST is a monthly e-newsletter with stewardship resources for individuals and congregations. Subscribe online by choosing the “Stewardship” category and selecting StewardCAST.

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