There are many dimensions to Christian Stewardship - from the way we live individually as disciples of Jesus Christ to the way in which, together, we nurture and use all our resources to support the ministry and mission of the Church in our communities.
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Monday 7 April, 9.30am-2.30pm
Legacies and Wills - One Day Workshop at St Francis Church, Salisbury SP1 3PN
Do you want to help your church with gifts from legacies and wills? Is there a link between Christian stewardship and wills? Do you want to develop an understanding of legacies?
Diocesan Mission and Stewardship Advisors Ian Bromilow (from Dorset) and John Kilbee (from Wiltshire), will be running a one-day workshop on these topics. They will help you prepare to legacies gift programme. They will also give you a detailed explanation of many of the issues around legacies and there will be opportunity for individual advice at the end of the afternoon.
The cost is £10 per person and includes coffee/ tea/ biscuits, a sandwich lunch and all handouts. Please send the booking form and a cheque for £10 (made payable to Salisbury DBF) to Workshop 2014, Salisbury Diocese, Church House, Crane Street, Salisbury SP1 2QB. Please reply by 1 April 2014 at the latest. On receipt of your application, a confirmation email will be sent, together with details of the car parking arrangements.
Contact Ian Bromilow (firstname.lastname@example.org, 01258 880044) or John Kilbee (email@example.com, 07801 471900); they will be delighted to help.
These pages outline the ways in which the Diocesan Stewardship & Resources Officer and the Area Stewardship Groups can support churches on any aspect of stewardship.
“In the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Church has all the resources it needs to conduct its mission task... it is often not a lack of money which causes the Church to struggle to fulfil its mission task, but rather a poverty of vision...
The way we use ‘our’ money is a litmus test of our faith and commitment”
- Resourcing Mission for a 21st Century Church, Church House Publishing, GS Misc 810
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National Ethical Investment Week
The 2012 Action Guide for Churches is currently available. The Guide provides practical information to enable congregations to get involved with the Week and make a difference with their money. It has been produced in association with The Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR) and with sponsorship from CCLA. The Guide and an archive of worship materials are available at www.neiw.org/charities_churches/resources_for_churches
Mission & Stewardship Adviser for Dorset: Ian Bromilow
01258 880044, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission & Stewardship Adviser for Wiltshire: John Kilbee
01249 760776, email@example.com
How we can help you
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Annual Thanksgiving and Renewal
Resources for your annual Thanksgiving Sunday.
Stewardship Programmes and Planned Giving Appeals
Help with planning the process and producing the materials for your local appeal.
Advice on planning a capital fundraising appeal and links to sources of funding.
Advice on leaving a gift to the church in a will.
Teaching and Worship Resources
Help with stewardship worship, teaching and study group resources.