Stewardship


Fundraising Resources


Extensive philanthropy and stewardship resources are available on the UCC web site –

Stewardship: ucc.org/stewardship
Philanthropy and Stewardship: ucc.org/giving


Also check out the following resources:

Our Church’s Wider Mission resources are available on the United Church of Christ web site.

OCWM Brochure (pdf) to download.

Special Mission Offerings resources are also available,  including Strengthen the Church, One Great Hour of Sharing, Neighbors in Need and The Christmas Fund.

Annual Stewardship Theme Materials are available, including worship resources, posters, bulletin covers, theme related bulletin inserts, stationary, including letterhead, envelopes and note cards, pledge cards for a single commitment, double commitment, faith-promise pledge, and a time and talent pledge card.

Capital Campaigns are much more fun with a team of experts. UCC Capital Campaign consultants can be reached by calling 866.822.8224 Ext. 3834

Changing Lives testimonials and the Plain Talk video about Our Church’s Wider Mission are on the UCC channel on YouTube.

Electronic Giving makes it easy to receive offerings consistently, even when church members vacation or spend winters away.

Financial Wellness resources for your church members:

  • Financial Literacy, as recommended by the UCC Pension Boards, offers helpful guidance through articles, tools and frequently asked questions for all financial stages of life.
  • Financial Fitness through America Saves, a nationwide campaign with a broad coalition of nonprofit, corporate and government groups, helps individuals and families save and build wealth.
  • Another program congregations are using to help low-income seniors is a Benefits Check-Up, offered by the National Council on Aging which directs you to over 1,550 public and private benefits programs from all 50 states and the District of Columbia

Ecumenical Stewardship Center

Making Sound Strategic Choices in Anxious Times
Alban Institute consultants Susan Beaumont and Alice Mann offerUCC pastorssome suggestions for guiding the budget making process duringtough financial times.

Narrative Budgets including examples from UCC congregations.

Planned Giving resources are outlined online and can be mailed to you so please email or call 800 846-6822. Here are some examples of what other UCC churches are doing (online) in the area of financial development through donor education and estate planning.

 

United Church of Christ Stewardship Resources:

OCWM Brochure (download pdf)

UCC.org/stewardship

UCC.org/giving

UCC Pension Boards pbucc.givingplan.net

Other Resources:

Ecumenical Stewardship Center

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