ANNUAL GIVING PROGRAMS
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ANNUAL GIVING PROGRAMS
  1. YOUR MISSION & SERVICE ANNUAL PLAN for inspiring Asking, and Thanking  
    • A guide for planning your Mission & Service giving program ... Your congregation's Mission & Service leadership team can use this guide to help develop a comprehensive plan  view / download here » 
    • Revised! A worksheet to accompany the planning guide  view / download docx here » 
    • New! A "fillable" pdf  version of the worksheet - enter information on your computer rather than by hand and circulate with the team via email attachment - no scanning! (still prints)  view/download here » 
    • See additional resources in Mission & Service Giving Programs  here »

  2. New! Preparing your Annual Giving Letter 
    • Recommendations on resources, format, structure, content plus six successful examples from congregations across the country (22 page PDF) - see here »

  3. Ecumenical Stewardship Centre (ESC) Annual Programs 
    The United Church of Canada is a member organization. Please feel free to VIEW any of the programs. Download ONLY if you are likely to implement the program. Thank you. ESC website »
    IMAGE Found Faithful IMAGE Abundant JoyIMAGE Saints Alive!IMAGE More Than Enough
    1. FOUND FAITHFUL - It is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy. - 1 Corinthians 4:1-2
    2. ABUNDANT JOY - Overflowing Generosity (2 Corinthians 8:1-7)
    3. SAINTS ALIVE! Living Generously (1 Corinthians 16: 1-4)
    4. MORE THAN ENOUGH to do all kinds of good things for others - 2 Corinthians 9:6-9) 
      1. Growing Joyful Stewards in your Congregation (2010) Ecumenical Stewardship Centre
      2. 8pp letter size (individual pages)  -  view / download (pdf)  » 
      3. 4pp tabloid (fold into letter-size booklet)  -  view / download (pdf)  » 


  4. Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, ON – Used with Permission
  5. Combined individual documents below as one complete set -  view / download (pdf)  »

    1. Covering Letter 
      -  view / download (docx)  »  
    2. Covering Letter - Current Donors -  view / download (docx)  » 
    3. Covering Letter - Non-Donors -  view / download (docx)  » 
    4. Stewardship Campaign Brochure 2013 -  view / download (pdf)  »
    5. Stewardship Brochure 2014 -  view / download (pdf)  »
    6. Legacy Giving Brochure   -  view / download (pdf)  »» 
    7. Estimate of Giving Form (2014) -  view / download (docx)  »  
    8. Estimate of Giving Form (2015) -  view / download (docx)  »  

  6. Anglican Diocese of Edmonton
    Used with Permission
  7. Combined individual documents below as one complete set -  view / download (pdf)  »

    1. Stewardship 101: Read me first

      -  view / download (doc)  »   /  -  view / download (pdf)  »
    2. Paper Flow for Effective Stewardship
      -  view / download (pdf)  » 
    3. The Ask – Letter to the parish
      -  view / download (doc)  »   /  -  view / download (pdf)  » 
    4. The Ask – Personal Stewardship Plan
      -  view / download (doc)  »   /  -  view / download (pdf)  »
    5. The Ask – Pledge Form
      -  view / download (doc)  »  /  -  view / download (pdf)  »
    6. Stewardship Focus Month Moments – an example
       -  view / download (doc)  »   /  -  view / download (pdf)  »» 
    7. The Thank – Thank you Letter
      -  view / download (doc)  »   /  -  view / download (pdf)  »
    8. Thank Flowchart  
      -  view / download (pdf)  »
    9. Tell – Scriptural Primer
       -  view / download (doc)  »   /  -  view / download (pdf)  »
    10.  Tell Flowchart  
      -  view / download (pdf)  »

THE IMPORTANCE OF STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMMING
To develop an integrated year-round congregational stewardship strategy, add an additional item every six months: Sound Fundraising Methodology / Stewardship Integration in Worship / Stewardship Formation: Create a Culture of Gratitude and Generosity / Stewardship Leadership Development and Support / Spiritual-Nurture Opportunities / Engagement in Social Justice Concerns
STEWARDSHIP CPR   View the  Webinar plus accompanying resources  see here  » 

TRIBUTE GIVING
  • GIVING HONOUR TO OTHERS:  In Celebration gifts honour a significant event for an individual or individuals such as a graduation or an anniversary. In Memoriam donations honour the memory of a deceased loved one.... 
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