Category: Resources

Proper Receipting for Non-cash Gifts

The Challenge: Ministries are often faced with receipting questions when gifts do not come directly from a donor in the traditional cash/check form.  Gifts from donor-funded endowments, donor-advised funds, IRA gifts, and non-cash gifts are just a few of challenges faced by those charged with acknowledging contributions.  Listed below are some of the more common […]

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Posted on May 26, 2017
Filed under: Admin, Administration, Administrative Resources, Leading
May 28, 2017

Sunday May 28, 2017 Year A, Seventh Sunday of Easter Seventh Sunday of Easter :: White :: Acts 1:6-14  ::Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35  ::  1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11  :: John 17:1-11 Call to Worship (Responsive)     Adapted from Psalm 68 L: Let the righteous be joyful; P: We will exult before our God with joy. L: […]

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Posted on May 17, 2017
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship Resources
Generosity Moment – Doug Michael

You’ve heard the expression – “Something’s got to give.” That explains why I give to Crestwood (Christian Church, Lexington, KY).  It comes in two parts, let me talk about each. First, something’s go to give because of the pressure of life.  I give to this church things you probably didn’t want — my fears, my […]

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Posted on May 9, 2017
Filed under: Call to Offering, Worship Resources
May 21, 2017

Sunday May 21, 2017 Year A, Sixth Sunday of Easter Sixth Sunday of Easter :: White :: Acts 17:22-31  ::Psalm 66:8-20  ::  1 Peter 3:13-22  :: John 14:15-21     Call to Worship (Responsive)     Adapted from Psalm 66 L: Bless our God, O people, let the sound of God’s praise be heard, P: God […]

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Posted on May 8, 2017
Filed under: Lectionary, Worship Resources
May 14, 2017

For Sunday May 14, 2017 Year A, Fifth Sunday of Easter Fifth Sunday of Easter :: White :: Acts 7:55-60  ::Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16  ::  1 Peter 2:2-10 :: John 14:1-14   Editor’s Note: Today is Mothers’ Day. We have chosen not to write for it specifically in these resources knowing that most will honor the […]

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Posted on May 1, 2017
Filed under: Lectionary, Lectionary Based Worship Resources, Worship Resources