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Stewardship in All Seasons

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What is Stewardship?

"Stewardship" It is one of those words you probably heard in church, particularly during an annual pledge drive. However, stewardship is so much more than giving money to the church, filling out an annual pledge card, or helping the church meet its annual budget.

What exactly is stewardship?

One might say that stewardship is "Everything I do after I say, "I believe."

Stewardship is using literally everything that God first gave us in order to carry out the mission of God. Stewardship, mission, sharing the good news, discipleship and caring for others are all interconnected. When we approach stewardship from this angle, we soon realize that God has given us so much more than money to carry out the work of the Church.

Oftentimes when we discuss stewardship we talk about time, talent, and treasure. All three are important if we are to be good stewards of God's gifts.

"Stewardship in All Seasons" is aimed at helping our members, and seekers, strengthen their practice of stewardship. On this page you will find reflections from our members, information about giving, and resources to help you deepen your own spiritual life of giving.

 

Spiritual Reflections on Time, Talent, and Treasure

Pa Rum Pum, Pum, Pum: A reflection on the Stewardship of Talent

May 13, 2021

By Kevin Tomkies When I was growing up, the story of the birth of Jesus was told in two ways.  The story told at my church during the candle light service and during Advent, and the other told through the animated TV shows by Rankin/Bass Productions and Lee Mendelson Films.  The TV shows where not available anywhere […]

“Praise God and Share his Message of Love”

February 15, 2021

What could be a better use of God’s gift of music than sharing it with others through education and performance?

Carrie Robb, St. Alban’s Choral Scholar, reflects on her stewardship of talent.

Sharing God’s Gifts

February 15, 2021

Stewardship is a spiritual practice in the same way that prayer, worship, or meditation are spiritual practices.

Fr. Devin Rodgers reflects on the stewardship of treasure.

“I am all in, but I don’t have to do it all.”

February 15, 2021

Look at the calendar. Discern God’s call. Pray!

Kristen Fout, St. Alban’s Faith Formation team member, reflects on stewardship of time.

All things come of thee o Lord, and of thine own have we given thee - 1 Chronicles 29:14

Need Help with Online Giving?

We want giving to be as easy as possible for you or your family. To assist, we have created an online donations page. This page can be used to make a one time offering to the church or to schedule regularly occurring pledge offerings to St. Alban’s. Want to make an online gift? Here’s how? […]