Every Perfect Gift Stewardship Campaign
Christian Stewardship is how we show our gratitude for all the gifts God has given us. We are called to be intentional, responsible caretakers of those gifts. Giving back through actions, words, and deeds is our way of saying, "Thank you!"
The tradition of giving back to God and to the church comes from the Biblical practice of “tithing,” which means to give back a tenth of our earnings to God (Numbers 18:26).
The Episcopal Church sees stewardship as more than simply contributing money to the church; it’s also about contributing time and talents and volunteering for ministry and mission. It’s about reaching out to build relationships from a perspective of abundance instead of scarcity.
What is the best gift you have ever received?
The theme and image for Every Perfect Gift are wrapped in the metaphor of the butterfly and chrysalis. Of all the metaphors of gift that could be used, why did we decide on this one?
To the ancient Greeks, the butterfly represented the image of rebirth and freedom. The word they used for butterfly was psyche, and if you are thinking t…Read More »
We pray for the work of our church in the world. As we enter this season of intention and focus on the gifts that we give, inspire us to be generous with our time, our talent, and our treasure. May we who witness the impact of our gifts in our community be grateful for Every Perfect Gift.
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Reflections on Our Gifts
- October 17: The Gift of Helping a Stranger
- October 10 Reflection: The Gift of Sharing
- October 3 Reflection: The Gift of Wonder
- September 26 Reflection: The Gift of Relationships
- September 19 Reflection: The Gift of Praise
- Late Summer Reflection: The Gift of Bread
- Mid-Summer Pentecost Reflection: The Gift of Rest
- Pentecost Reflection - Th…