Did you notice that we did not have an annual stewardship campaign this year?
A little over a year ago, we hired a consultant to visit the church and write a Health Check Report (fccmoline.org/healthcheck). This report compares our congregation to growing and vital congregations, highlighting the good things we are doing and identifying changes we need to make. The report concluded with a list of recommendations that Council has been addressing this year.
One of the key areas focused on our stewardship practices and included the following recommendations:
This year, we are unlinking the stewardship and budgeting processes. Next year during Lent, we will begin our effort to develop a year-round program focused on the spirituality of giving and generous living as central to who we are as Christians.
As we transition toward healthy and vital stewardship practices, we encourage the congregation to:
Your Church Council
Mary Newcomb, Moderator | Wes Llewellyn, Vice-Moderator | Joshua Dyer, Building & Finance | Amanda Beck, Christian Education | Sara Wynn, Outreach & Mission | Nancy Lackey, Spiritual Engagement | Audra Bailey, At-Large | Desiree Grace, At-Large | Heather Carlson, Clerk