Category: Stewardship

Development Symposium: One Person at a Time

By Stephanie Gurnsey Higgins, Bishop’s Assistant for Congregational Support This past fall, a team from the Diocese of Virginia attended the “Sacred Fundraising, Secular Tools” Symposium at the Episcopal Church Center in New York. Several […]


What is #GivingTuesday? This Thursday we’ll take a day off of work or school, eat turkey and stuffing, watch football and give thanks. On Friday and Saturday, much of the country will be shopping for […]

Give Inspirationally.

The next Mustard Seed grant cycle of the Diocese of Virginia, beginning in early 2015, offers grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to support congregations as they advance the mission of church and community through […]

Focusing on God’s Abundant Grace

By the Rev. Kathy Guin, Rector of St. Margaret’s, Woodbridge One of the great gifts about going to a conference is that you get to meet new people and this was definitely the case when […]

Stewardship Workshops

It’s not too early to start planning for your annual giving campaign! In addition to the TENS 2014 Stewardship Conference, the Office of Stewardship and Congregational Development is offering workshops on annual and planned giving. […]