Posts Categorized: Stewardship

Got Stock?

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An ideal way of giving to the Grace Episcopal Church Foundation is giving appreciated stock, securities, retirement accounts, certificates of deposits, and other financial tools. Giving appreciated stock saves capital gains tax and  provides a charitable donation. Contact your broker or Ann Hackett at the Parish Office for more information. The Grace Episcopal Church Foundation… Read more »

Serve others and your needs will be met by those around you

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By The Rev. Daniel P. Richards Whom do you serve?  This question in today’s world seems out of sync, maybe even unnecessary.  We don’t think of ourselves as servants particularly, though, if we think a little more, some answers may emerge. We serve customers in our businesses.  We serve editors and readers in our writing. … Read more »

Giving thanks

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By The Rev. Daniel P. Richards Giving thanks is primary, a first act. It is so basic that it determines everything else in our lives, our personalities, our relationships to God, others, even ourselves. When someone is shaped by a primary gratitude, that is they are given to realizing that whatever comes their way is… Read more »

Doing amazing things

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By The Rev. Daniel P. Richards Every week I introduce people to Grace, in worship services, sure, but I also tell someone about our congregation every week, one on one. They are always impressed by the number of things we do as a congregation. What I don’t get to say in so many conversations is… Read more »

Financial Peace University begins 9/11/14

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We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God’s ways of handling money through video teaching by Dave Ramsey, class discussions, and interactive small group activities. FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan… Read more »