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hands holding young plantStewardship in the NC Synod

The vision of the Stewardship Table (task group) is to invest, inspire, and equip steward leaders and congregations, creating a culture of generosity for the sake of God’s mission. Our mission is to create a culture of generosity in the NC Synod.

To accomplish our vision and mission, we offer the following opportunities:

  • Synod Partners program
  • Pre-assembly workshops
  • Stewardship for All Seasons program
  • Financial Peace University program

Stewardship Table Members
The Rev. Christina Auch
Mr. Ulysses Bell
The Rev. Jerome Cloninger
The Rev. Michael Collins
Mr. Keith Gehl
Ms. Kimerly Hinkleman
The Rev. John Mocko
Mr. Fred Park
The Rev. Ruth Ann Sipe

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The Generosity Project

Updated: January 27, 2017

Recommended Resources

Books Websites DVDs*
Ask, Thank, Tell: Improving Stewardship Ministry in Your Congregation (Charles R. Lane, Augsburg Fortress) Ecumenical Stewardship Center 10-10-80: Empowering Steward Leaders (ELCA)
The Dancing Steward: Exploring Christian Stewardship Lifestyles (Christopher Levan, United Church Publishing House) ELCA–Growing Stewards Affluenza (Bullfrog)
Giving to God (Mark Allan Powell, Eerdmans) ELCA–Stewardship Curing Affluenza (EcuFilm)
Holy Currencies: Six Blessings for Sustainable Missional Ministries (Eric Law, Chalice) Ramsey Solutions’ Stewardship Faithful and Wise: Being a Good Steward (Paraclete)
The New Consecration Sunday Stewardship Program (Herb Miller, Abingdon) Stewardship of Life Institute (Gettysburg Seminary) Mission Flowing from God’s Abundance (ELCA)
Not Your Parents’ Offering Plate (J. Clif Christopher, Abingdon) Stewardship–Luther Seminary My Opportunity for Giving: Stewardship as a Way of Life (New Beginnings)
Preaching and Stewardship: Proclaiming God’s Invitation to Grow (Craig A. Satterlee, Alban) Preaching Stewardship (ELCA)
Stepping Stones of the Steward (Ronald E. Vallet, Eerdmans) Shiny Gods: Finding Freedom from Things that Distract Us (Abingdon)
Your New Money Mindset (Brad Hewitt and James Moline, Tyndale) *available for loan from the synod’s Heilig Resource Center
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The Generosity Project
The NC Synod is currently using The Generosity Project as one way to promote a culture of generosity intergenerationally. Download at left or contact Pastor Christina Auch.