Stewardship calls us to manage and use resources, spiritual and
material, in fitting response to God, known in creation through Jesus Christ,
and by the spirit. It has to do with our style of life; our consumption of food,
energy, housing, the care of our bodies, the cultivation of our minds, our
use of time for ourselves and for others. In every resource, the Christian
steward sees responsibility, an occasion for gratitude, and the opportunity
to serve God, oneself, and one's neighbour in love. - George Siudy, Disciples of Christ, U.S.A.
The Stewardship Committee has many members who
perform their jobs all year long with little acknowledgment. The Chairs of
the Committee would like to thank all the members of the Stewardship
Committee for their tireless work. This is a great
team, with major responsibility and lots of talent. In today's church life,
there have to be balanced books if we are to help people with their spiritual
Why not start the year off on "P.A.R."?
Pre-authorized remittance is an easy way to contribute to the life and work
of our church on a regular basis. You pay your mortgage, hydro, telephone,
etc, by direct withdrawal from your bank account, and doesn't that beat
writing all those cheques each month? You may do exactly the same with your
givings. Simply fill out an application form (available at the newcomers'
table and the pamphlet rack, attach a void cheque, submit it to our secretary
Pat Will before the 10th of the month, and you can be on P.A.R for that
month. The withdrawal is made from your account on 15th of each month.
Grocery store gift certificates
This is a successful fundraiser that also assists you with your groceries.
Vouchers in various denominations are available for sale every week after
church, and the more of us who use them, the larger the percentage benefit to
the church. It costs you nothing, yet earns us money. All proceeds go to
church funds. The certificates may be used in specific local grocery stores.