This year’s Stewardship theme is “Because of You, Our Church Changes Lives.” It speaks directly to the transformational power of God’s Love when it is put into practice by the people of God. As we welcome a new pastor, it feels like a new beginning. Perhaps this is an opportunity to dream some new dreams, have some new visions of how our church might change more lives if we are able to more fully embrace the power of God’s love.
“Stewardship” is often approached as a duty to care. Might it not also be tied to the joy we feel when we see that through our efforts and our giving we are able to lessen isolation, lighten people’s burdens, bring comfort, bring greater justice and equality, care for the planet?
By accepting each person as a child of God, by helping each to receive God’s love through our hospitality and meeting each other’s needs, OUR CHURCH CHANGES LIVES. Because of you, lives are transformed – and the life that will be most transformed will be your own.
God’s loving Kingdom is possible on Earth. We ask you to prayerfully make a pledge toward the church’s 2024 budget with a vision to the future. Kindly bring your pledge card to church on Stewardship Sunday, November 13, 2022 or drop it off at the Church Office.