Southeastern Synod ELCA
Vital Signs of Healthy Stewardship PRE-EVENT

An ELCA Event Prior to Generosity Next

You are invited to a special stewardship gathering of ELCA leaders.  We will be meeting the day before the ecumenical conference entitled Spirited Generosity: Offering Vitality in the 21st Century. Please join us for an afternoon of learning, an evening of fellowship, and worship.  Below is more information.

REGISTER HERE for Pre-Event
 
When:             Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Where:            Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
                        731 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA
Cost:               $20
Schedule:

2:00     Welcome & Overview - Mr. Keith A. Mundy, ELCA Program Director, Stewardship

2:30     Workshop Session I

The Generosity Project: Connecting Generations and Equipping Households
Ms. Linda Staats, National Coordinator
Introduction to a lively, educational and interactive workshops that engage households and the larger faith community in nurturing a spirit of generosity.
 
Cultivating Generous Congregations: Inspiring a Life of Faith and Giving
Rev. Larry Strenge, National Coordinator
Explore core teachings on culture and generosity that lead to best congregational practices for fundraising, financial accountability, donor care and adaptive leadership.
 
Resourceful Servants: Connecting Financial Health with Congregational Vitality
Mr. Steve Oelschlager, Project Associate
Many congregations struggle with budgets, resource allocation and sustained growth. These resources provide a map for financial stability focusing on five key areas: accounting, finance, human relations, risk management and stewardship. 

Church Finances for Missional Leaders: Best Practices for Faithful Stewardship
Ms. Bonnie Ives Marden, Author
A practical journey on motivating generosity, managing God’s money, distributing gifts, growing steward leaders, communicating effectively and policy guidelines.   

3:45     Break
4:00     Workshop Session II
            Repeat of workshops from Session I.  Select another workshop.
5:15     Break
5:30     Overview of ELCA Stewardship Ministry - Mr. Keith Mundy & Others
6:00     Dinner – Free with advance registration.   
7:00     Worship

To register for this event CLICK HERE or contact Neil.Bullock@elca.org.