Many congregations in our synod have already participated in a program called Stewardship for All Seasons (SAS) led by the Rev. Mike Ward. Results have been very robust both in terms of new giving as well as transitioning culture from scarcity to abundance. Might you consider this for your congregation? Congregations that participate in SAS have seen on average at least a 15% increase in pledges over the previous year.
While the cost of the program is $3,150, the synod provides a $1,000 to each congregation through the generosity of the synod’s LifeLine Fund bringing the cost down to $2,150. Additional grants are also available.
The next cohort begins in May, 2018.