Tag: annual giving

God is Goosebumpy

By Julie Simonton, Officer for Congregational Development and Stewardship Tax breaks are almost the last reason people give to your church. People give their work, their wisdom … and their wealth … because the church […]

Thank God for the Millennials

By Kirk Gibson, Development Director for Shrine Mont In October I had the pleasure of attending a national fundraising symposium sponsored by the Development Office of the Episcopal Church. During the two-day event a number […]

Online Giving for Churches

Online giving in a church environment can be tricky. Much of the data is reported courtesy of online giving providers, making their opinions more than a bit biased. It can be difficult to wade through […]

Walking the Way

The Diocese of Virginia is a member of The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS), an organization committed to inspiring generosity and faithful discipleship.  A primary benefit of membership is that all congregations throughout the Diocese […]

The Art of the Ask

“Getting to ‘Yes!’ by Getting Over Ourselves” A Workshop Presented by the Diocese of Virginia Stewardship Committee Do you choke on the concept of asking a stranger or a trusted friend to contribute to the […]