Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma Stewardship Commission

Resource Centers

Tulsa:  4200 South Atlanta Place

OKC:    The Episcopal Church Center

               924 North Robinson

 

The Resource Centers contain support materials for a stewardship ministry in your congregation.  You will find materials that can be borrowed, samples of materials you may purchase and how to order ("a free look"), materials that may not be taken from the Center, but may be copied, and materials that we want you take with our compliments! 

Ordering information and links appear at the end of this page.  Also at the end of this page are tabs for additional educational materials.

For additional information contact the Stewardship Director [email protected]

 

Resources for Vestries and Leadership Groups

 

Canvass Models

Cottage Meeting Commitment Program (Morehouse)

Faithful Member Home Visitation Program (Morehouse)

Festival Meal Commitment Program (Morehouse)

Home-to-Home Commitment Program (Morehouse)

Personal Note Commitment Program (Morehouse)

A Manual for Stewardship Development Programs in the Congregation (Morehouse)

Will Our Children Be Stewards? (paper/ECUSA)

 

Curriculum

Dare to be Stewards: Stewardship Education for Youth (mid-high and high school), Gaskill

Growing a Grateful, Generous Heart (preschool-6th grade)

Will Our Children Be Stewards? (paper/ECUSA)

Grateful and Generous Hearts, Westerhoff,  (Morehouse)

Sharing our Faith Stories (paper/Charles Fulton & Suzy Miller)

What Can We Share?, Lutheran-Episcopal Study Guide (out of print), Norgren

Living With Money (Four 20-minute video segments, suitable for 4-12 classes, leader's guide, participant's manual) Help members of you church examine the power and impact of money in their personal lives., The Episcopal Media Center

 

Sermon/Homily/Bulletion/Newsletter

One Minute Stewardship Sermons, Cloughen,  (Morehouse)

Preaching Stewardship, Wilson-Kasner,  (ECUSA)

Stewardship Nuggets:  for newletters, bulletins and sermons, Miller, (E-Book, Cokesbury)

Faces of Faith, A Steward's Book of Prayers (E-Book, ECUSA)

 

Theology/Education

On The Pilgrims' Way,  Brackett, (ECUSA)

Why People Give, Carlson, (out of print)

Stewardship & Evangelism, Carr, (pamphlet)

Where Moth and Rust Corrupt:  A Theology of Stewardship, Coombs, (Forward Movement)

How Much is Enough?, Klainer,  (Perseus Books)

God the Economist, Meeks,  (Fortress Press)

Stepping Stones of the Steward,  Vallet, (Eerdmans Publishing)

Grateful and Generous Hearts,  Westerhoff, (Morehouse)

 

Tithe

Putting God First:  The Tithe, Gaskill,  (ECUSA)

 

Vestry/Leadership Resources for Program Development

A Time for Vision, Vestry Handbook,  Bonner & Schadt, (ECUSA)

The Star System for Stewardship Planning,  Bonner, (ECUSA)

On The Road Again, Brown,  (ECUSA-Church Publishing)

Planning Year-Round Stewardship, Carlson and Reed,  (ECUSA)

Jesus, Dollars and Sense,  Carr, (Seabury Press)

Plain Talk About Churches and Money, Hoge, McNamara, Zech,  (Alban Institute)

Growing Givers' Hearts,  Jeavons and Basinger, ((Jossey-Bass)

New Models for Creative Giving,  Knudsen, (Association Press)

Offerings of the Heart - Money and Values in Faith Communities, Liebling,  (Alban Institute)

A Manual for Stewardship Development Programs in the Congregation (TENS)

Stewardship in the Small Membership Rural Congregation (Ecumenical Stewardship Center)

Stewardship in the Small Membership Urban Congregation (Ecumenical Stewardship Center)

A Treasure Chest of Stewardship Resources (TENS)

 

Videos

The Lord's Prayer (10 minutes)  Learn to apply the words of the Lord's Prayer to your life., TENs

Loose Connections (14 minutes) Getting back on track through a conversation with Jesus., TENs

Living With Money (Four 20-minute video segments, suitable for 4-12 classes, leader's guide, participant's manual) Help members of you church examine the power and impact of money in their personal lives., The Episcopal Media Center

 

Miscellaneous

Winter Count, Native American Stewardship, Anderson,  (ECUSA)

Giving (Magazine published annually by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center and distributed by ECUSA) - Back Issues

Networking The newsletter of TENs, published 6 times annually.  Back Issues


Links

 

Ecumenical Stewardship Center

1100 West 42nd Street, Suite 225

Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
Telephone: 317-926-3525
Toll-Free: 800-835-5671
Fax: 317-926-3521
Email: [email protected]

 

Episcopal Church (ECUSA)
815 Second Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10017
(800) 334-7626 ext. 6284
E-mail: [email protected]

 

Episcopal Parish Services (distributes materials for ministry to congregations and dioceses across the country. The materials are developed in consultation with churches and dioceses or sourced by program

units at the Episcopal Church Center in New York. Inventory management, order taking, warehousing, shipping and billing are handled by The Morehouse Group in Harrisburg, PA under contract to the Church Center.)

(800) 903-5544 or fax (717) 541-8128 or email [email protected]

 

Morehouse Publishing

P.O. Box 1321

Harrisburg, PA 17105

800-877-0012

fax 717-541-8130

www.morehousepublishing.com

 

The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS)

345 South Hydraulic, Suite A

Wichita, KS 67211

800-699-2669

fax 316-686-9102

email [email protected]

http://tens.org

 

 

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Holy Habits: Resolution from 2003 General Convention

 

First Fruits Booklet

 

Stewardship vs Philanthropy

 

Faces of Faith Prayers and Meditations

 

Quotes about Giving