Where Do My Gifts Go?

The Stewardship Team and the Council get a lot of questions throughout the year.  One of the most frequent is: where do my offerings go when I put them in the plate? Churches are funny things.  They are like the unicorns of the world of economics: half one thing and half another. On the one…

“Whatever you loose on earth is loosed in heaven…”

So, I’m going to go out on a limb and say that when Jesus says, “Whatever you loose on Earth will be loosed in heaven…”(Matthew 16:19) he wasn’t talking about our loose offering here at GSLC. Loose offering, as defined by PT and the Stewardship Team, is “any offering not connected to a name.”  So,…

Time and Talent in Reverse

Greetings from the stewardship team! As we make our way through spring and towards summer, we’re sending out a quick update to let you know what’s coming up. In June you will receive a quarterly stewardship report. This report will include your year-to-date giving summary and update you on the many ways your gifts are…

A Stewardship Update

Now that the fall campaign is over, you shouldn’t have to hear from the stewardship team until that time next year, right? Wrong! We are building off the congregation’s impressive momentum coming out of the “Lives Transformed” appeal and making it our goal to ensure that we don’t restrict stewardship to only a few weeks…