A Stewardship Campaign Only Lasts a Few Weeks. Why Would We Need a Year-Round Stewardship Team?

Why do we need year-round stewardship teams? As you might imagine, this is a question the Stewardship for Us team hears often from congregations. It’s an easy question to answer, but a genuinely important one to address. A standing, year-round team is  fundamental for  successful and healthy stewardship environments.IIt’s essential to recognize that the annual…

Mark Ewert Earns his CAP®

I am happy to announce that I have earned certification as a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®) from The American College of Financial Services. What is a CAP®? The Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® is professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. The CAP®…

Stewardship for Congregations in Transition

Congregations in transition – that is between settled ministers – face opportunities and decisions.  What should they and their interim ministers focus on to move the congregation forward and to prepare the ground for the new minister and the ministries that will emerge?  How best to take advantage of the interim experience to innovate, re-imagine,…