Stewardship Ministry

Iowa District West hosts ‘More Than Giving’ stewardship conference

Open to both pastors and laity, the event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16–17, at Camp Okoboji in Milford, Iowa.

Stewardship devotional emphasizes ‘Simple Gifts’

The new resource from LCMS Stewardship Ministry is now available for free download.

BNM updated on licensed lay deacons, stewardship and rural ministry

The LCMS Board for National Mission met Feb. 21–22 in St. Louis.

Two DOXOLOGY ‘More Than Giving’ workshops set for fall

DOXOLOGY, The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel, is partnering with the LCMS Office of National Mission to present two opportunities this fall to attend a conference on stewardship.

LCMS Stewardship releases free Bible study

The eight-session study focuses on both financial and other kinds of stewardship.

Synod releases eight-part ‘Stewardship Basics’ Bible study

“Stewardship Basics,” a new eight-part Bible study from LCMS Stewardship Ministry, is available at no charge to help congregations start a discussion of whole-life stewardship.

Stewardship conference set for June 9-10

LCMS Stewardship Coordinator Rev. Heath Curtis (left) and Assistant Coordinator Rev. Nathan Meador will lead the “More Than Giving” conference.

Reversing the LCMS membership decline: not just by having more children

LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison comments on two major demographic studies about the Synod.

Special mission journal explores LCMS membership decline

Demographic reports in this special December “Journal of Lutheran Mission” explain the main reasons behind the decline and offer suggestions for reversing the trend.

Wulf on LCMS 2016 fiscal year: ‘Nervous and cautious’

When donors get nervous about the future of the economy or changing societal norms, donated resources decline overall.

The Chief Steward: A Manual on Pastoral Leadership

The Chief Steward was written by stewardship counselor J.E. Herrmann in the 1950s.

As a Steward, You Have Rights

Donors are “stewards” of God’s material blessings and a vital partner in the ministry responsibilities handed to us by the Synod at-large. You have rights as a donor, and I’d like to share a few things the LCMS is morally and ethically obligated to do for you.

We’re Good at … What? Stewarding the Blessing of Young People

The LCMS equips pastors, directors of Christian outreach, directors of Christian outreach, school teachers and others to support the parent’s task of raising up a child in the way God wants that child to go.

Photo essay: Hispanic spirit in ‘Dairyland’

In his quest to reach Mexicans far from the border, Missionary-at-Large and Vicar David Blas shares his faith throughout Sheboygan County, Wis.

BNM meeting includes calls for strengthening Lutheran families

The Feb. 12-13 meeting of the LCMS Board for National Mission includes reports on Millennials and steady declines in Synod membership.

Stewardship Under the Cross: Stewardship for the Confessional Lutheran Parish

Stewardship Under the Cross: Stewardship for the Confessional Lutheran Parish was written by the Rev. Heath Curtis, the coordinator of LCMS Stewardship Ministry.