It is time! Tiime to begin thinking about the fall commitment campaign. If you have not assembled your team yet there are several excellent traning opporunities coming up to help you get started.
First, there is the TENS (The Episcopal Network for Stewardship) FLOURISHING IN FAITH conference in Salt Lake City July 12-13. Too far to travel? There is a webcast available for significant portions of the conference for only $75. Click here for more information. this is great oportunity to gather your team, hear from some inspiriational and talented speakers and teachers and begin to map out your plans.
Too early? Well mark your caleandar now for September 18, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST. The Rev. J.R. Lander, Vicar of St. Columba in Diocese of Olymia, and I will be doing a webinar with the Episcopal Church Foundation on using the Flourishing in Faith bulletin inserts as the basis for your fall commitment campaign. You can access the Flourishing in Faith bulletin inserts here.
Too late? Watch for a powerpoint to be posted here in two weeks. The powerpoint walks you through some theological principles of stewardship campaigns as well as practical suggestions of using the Flourishin in Faith bulletin inserts.
Need another option? September 26-27 are the dates for the Episcopal Church Development Office’s annual symposium. this year’s theme is “It’s All About Money”. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.