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Jul. 31, 2018

Cheering on Our Children…and Adults

Learning by doing. It’s a simple concept, yet so much of our approach to faith life gets caught up in the theoretical. Or, for stewardship leaders, the spreadsheets and budget projections. In today’s post, Pastor Elizabeth Lovell Milford reminds us of the joy of giving. Particularly, how can we teach — and learn from — children as they give? Well,
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Mar. 13, 2018

Finding Forward

When you were growing up who invested in you? I can think of many adults — coaches, teachers, neighbors — but, the strongest folks who come to mind had some connection with the church. In today’s article, Nancy Lee Gauche considers what these sorts of investments mean for children and youth. And, given their impact, Nancy Lee wonders how we
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Jan. 23, 2018

Teaching Stewardship at a Young Age

Stewardship doesn’t magically begin at age 18, or when one begins one’s first job, or upon graduation from college. In fact, in today’s post from Tammy Wilkinson, we find many ways stewardship can be embraced from early childhood onwards. I don’t remember the first time I thought about giving in church, and I think that’s Tammy’s point. It was in
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Nov. 21, 2017

Teaching Stewardship to Children

Stewardship isn’t just for adults. Yet, in many of our congregations, we put off teaching about stewardship until young adulthood. I don’t think that practice is borne of bad intentions. It’s just that, for many of us, teaching stewardship to children requires a bit of extra thought and careful practice. In today’s article, Minner Serovy shares her wisdom on the