14 October 2018 I have always been a collector of rocks and stones- Patrick can attest to that! Our house is filled with them. Usually when i think of stones, old stone walls come to mind. Moss covered stones stuck together by farmers many years ago. Our church is like an old stone wall. A living … [Read more...] about STEWARDSHIP EPISTLE
Joyful giving is our grateful response to God’s generosity - the heart of our faith. It forms an ever-widening circle, allowing us to do more in this world as Christ's body and to receive more from God and one another. Pledge Now to make an annual pledge to support the ministries of All … [Read more...] about DONATE ONLINE
Pledge income is used to pay for all programs of the church, and of course the upkeep on the property. It pays for salaries for the clergy and staff, costs of running the church office, mission activities locally and abroad, as well as maintenance and utilities for the church property. Click … [Read more...] about WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO?
Each Episcopal parish is expected to be financially self-sufficient Pledging allows the vestry, the lay committee we elect to manage our parish, to plan and manage a budget All members of the community can contribute, regardless of means and/or amount Each pledge builds our community in caring … [Read more...] about WHY ARE WE ASKED TO PLEDGE?
“Stewardship” is the word we use to describe our role as the caretakers of God’s creation. It includes taking care of ourselves and all that we have: our bodies, our souls, our time, our talents and our treasure. We demonstrate our stewardship of the blessed All Saints community by making a pledge … [Read more...] about WHAT DO WE MEAN BY “STEWARDSHIP”?