UPDATE: The Rev. Heather Manuel, Parish of Lake of Bays (Diocese of Algoma), will be a featured presenter!
Plan to participate in a conference that promises to help your congregation’s missional and financial health!
It's easy to get to from the east end of the Diocese and should not be missed!
The "firstname.lastname@example.org" stewardship conference will take place on Saturday, November 3, 9:00am-4:00pm at St David's Anglican/Lutheran Church, Orillia.
YOU NEED TO COME IF…
« You and your parish leadership colleagues often feel anxious about whether your parish is able to make its capital and ministry objectives
« Givings in your parish are lacklustre and you need inspiration on how to turn things around
« Leadership feels apprehensive about how to ask members of your church for an increase in their giving
« Ideas about how to inspire generosity in a small or rural congregation are in short supply
« You want to share ideas about what really motivates a sustained spirit of generosity
This conference will help congregations nurture and grow stewardship in a meaningful and tangible way. Highlights include:
« Take away materials
« Presentations from parish leaders who are skilled communicators with relevant congregational experience
« Focus on generous financial giving connected to the mission of the church
« Important plenary discussion focused on rural and small congregations
« Key-note address by Bishop Phil Poole on embracing a theology of abundance
« What are we learning about doing stewardship in small or rural congregations?
« What motivates generosity?
« How do we implement a successful stewardship program?
« Getting the basics right
« The art of the ask
« Parish case studies
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