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The Resources for Mission team has resources to support you in developing your parish’s annual giving program. This includes planning and leadership development. For more resources on planning in the congregation and volunteer engagement, see getting started with stewardship.

Diocesan giving programs

Inspiring – telling our story in many ways

Narrative budget

Narrative budget – St. Peter’s, Cobourg (2014)
A sample narrative budget from St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Cobourg, Ont.

Worship

Top ten little known stewardship verses
From Exodus to 1 Timothy, these verses highlight the Bible’s constant theme of generosity.

Sunday by Sunday reflections on stewardship
A series of reflections based on the Revised Common Lectionary, designed to encourage parishioners to think about holistic stewardship. Many parishes insert these short reflections in their weekly bulletins to build ongoing awareness of the call to stewardship.

Learning

See get starting with stewardship.
Resources for Mission staff have assembled this list of tools to equip and inspire clergy and lay leaders as they seek to foster generosity in their parishes.

Asking

The letter

A program to encourage sacrificial giving in your Parish (fourth edition).
This useful booklet was produced by the Stewardship Development Department of the Diocese of Toronto.