Posts Categorized: Stewardship

Gratitude

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  Grace Episcopal Church Since 1867   August 27, 2015 Dear People of Grace, The Stewardship Ministry helps the disciples of Grace Church to pray, reflect, and act on each individual’s call to grow in Christ. We emphasize giving our time, talent, and money as a way of drawing closer to God. This fall we… Read more »

Legacy Giving to Grace

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Have you ever thought about a gift or bequest to Grace through you will or trust? The Grace Episcopal Church Foundation has put together a simple slide show to give you some possibilities in giving. Always check with your financial and legal professionals before making such a gift. Contact the Parish Office for more information…. Read more »

2014 Stewardship Ministry Overview

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This post will act as a compilation of the various resources and plan created to train disciples on giving at Grace during the emphasis that occurred in fall 2014. The majority of the ministry emphasis was shaped by the book by Kristine Miller and Scott McKenzie (M & M) called “Bounty: Ten Ways to Increase… Read more »

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 »