Stewardship Ministry

RSTM conference looks at ‘ripe harvest,’ barriers to outreach

More than 160 participants from 24 states attend the Synod’s National Rural & Small Town Mission Conference in Kansas City, Mo.

Fiscal conference participants weigh future of Synod

Leaders from across the Synod gather to address priority issues affecting the future of the LCMS.

Stewardship seminar equips pastors for work in districts

Almost 50 LCMS parish pastors attend the 2015 National Stewardship Training Seminar July 28-30 at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Synod leaders assess church decline, future at summit

Stewardship summit examines factors, debunks myths behind Synod-membership decline.

Focus: Stewardship – November 2014

Christian stewardship begins with the understanding that all we have is God’s and that “we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world” (1 Tim. 6:7 ESV).

Stewardship Resources – December 2014

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

Stewardship Resources – November 2014

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

Stewardship Resources – October 2014

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

Foundation training fosters stewardship, supports ministries

Training equips a range of leaders to help members practice good stewardship in charitable planning for the benefit of families and ministries.

Stewardship Resources – September 2014

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

Lutherans ‘encouraged, equipped, empowered’ at Black Ministry Convocation

Sharing your faith and reaching out to others: black, white, Hispanic — everyone! — was a major focus of the LCMS Black Ministry Family Convocation.

Interview with Rev. Heath Curtis, coordinator, LCMS Stewardship Ministry

Rev. Heath Curtis, coordinator for LCMS Stewardship Ministry, discusses the Stewardship Ministry, its redesigned website (www.lcms.org/stewardship) and the resources available to pastors and congregations during an interview on KFUO-AM.

New stewardship resources available online

The resources include short essays, Bible studies, sermon and pastoral aids, tips, how-tos, bulletin inserts and newsletter articles.

Stewardship Resources – August 2014

Each month, LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry creates bulletin sentences and newsletter articles that can be included in congregational church bulletins and monthly newsletters, respectively.

BNM welcomes new members as its work continues

At its May 30-31 meeting, the Synod’s Board for National Mission continues work on refining policies and on a theological statement for mission.

Synod to provide resources for monthly emphases

The resources will be available free to districts, congregations and schools to use at any time during the month.