By Matt DeBall
The 2017 edition of “Giving” magazine titled “Live Generously,” and related materials, are now available from the Ecumenical Stewardship Center. The Church of the Brethren partners with the center in stewardship resources and other initiatives.
“Giving” features inspiring stories and articles to encourage individuals and congregations in stewardship practices. Request a complimentary copy (while supplies last) from the Church of the Brethren by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Additional materials may be ordered directly from the Ecumenical Stewardship Center at www.stewardshipresourcs.org or by calling 855-278-4372.
The Ecumenical Stewardship Center is hosting its May Author Chat on Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m. (Eastern time). It will be led by Margaret Marcuson of Marcuson Leadership Circle, and will feature her book “Social Media for Your Church,” addressing why social media matters for the church, social media strategies, and what social media has to do with generosity. Register at http://marcia_2.gr8.com .
The COMPASS Initiative of the Ecumenical Stewardship Center is hosting a Live Chat on Tuesday, May 30, at 8 p.m. (Eastern) titled “Your Relationship with Your Money.” The COMPASS Initiative features resources to connect faith and finances, particularly for young adults. The Live Chat will be led by Mike Little of the Faith and Money Network and will explore creating a money autobiography, making good financial decisions, and connecting faith and finances. Register at http://marcia_5.gr8.com .
-- Matt DeBall is coordinator of Donor Communications for the Church of the Brethren.