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March 28, 2021

March 28, 2021 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Lent VIPalm Sunday Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16 Remember to add a fifth candle to your worship visuals, if you’re adding one each week.   These resources focus on Palm Sunday (not Passion Sunday).  Some visuals available for free use can be found here:  https://blueeyedennis.tumblr.com/post/114593340967/image-1-image-2-  image-3-image-4-by-giotto-image-5, and  […]

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Four Fundraising Secrets

Four Fundraising “Secrets” To Improve Giving In Your Congregation Fundraisers know these things and use them with great effectiveness.  We think you should know them as well.  Can you see how these “not so secrets” would apply in your church? Secret #1: People give because they believe in the necessity of mission The primary reason […]

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Posted on January 25, 2021
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February 23, 2020

February 23, 2020 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Transfiguration Sunday (last after Epiphany) Exodus 24:12-18 Psalm 2  2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9 Call to Worship  (adapted from Thom Shuman, http://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/) One: It is good to be here in this sacred space, Many:  in the shelter of God’s love and hope. One:  […]

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Here is a sample of the high quality resources that make up the Faithful Hopeful Loving annual campaign materials provided by the Center for Faith and Giving in partnership with Ecumenical Stewardship Center. You can order this material at https://stewardshipresources.org/product-category/resources/faithful-hopeful-loving/ FHL January 26, 2020

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Posted on January 29, 2020
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October 20, 2019

October 20, 2019 Proper 24 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Proper 24 Jeremiah 31:27-34  Psalm 119:97-104  2 Timothy 3:14 – 4:5 Luke 18:1-8 Call to Worship   (from Jeremiah 31:31-34) One:  Here’s a promise!  God’s going to make a new covenant! Many:  A solemn promise will be written on our hearts! One:  […]

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March 3, 2019

March 3, 2019 Worship Resources for the Center for Faith and Giving Transfiguration Sunday/Epiphany 8C Exodus 34:29-35 Psalm 99 2 Corinthians 3:12 – 4:2 Luke 9:28-36, (37-43) Would you like to receive these lectionary-based worship resources directly in your in your inbox each week?  Send your email address to bbarkhauer@disciples.org and put “lectionary” in the subject […]

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January 20, 2019

January 20, 2019 Center for Faith and Giving worship resources Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-101 Corinthians 12:1-11John 2:1-11 Call to Worship (from Psalm 36) One:Gathered to worship, we celebrate God’s love                     which extends to the heavens!Many:  How precious is that love!  How deep, how broad, how high!One:  God provides, for each and for all, the fountain of life.Many:  In God’s light, we […]

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Posted on January 8, 2019
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January 13, 2019

January 13, 2019 Center for Faith and Giving worship resources Baptism of the Lord Isaiah 43:1-7 Psalm 29 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 The second Sunday of the year helps us focus on Jesus’ baptism. Call to Worship  One: As we come to worship God, rejoice!  God is creating and forming us Many: God is redeeming us, and calling us […]

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Posted on January 8, 2019
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