“Lord, may we joyfully give of our time, talents, prayers and resources in response to your goodness.” Psalm 31:19
St. Michael’s embraces 365-day stewardship initiative of generous and joyful giving. The goal of the Stewardship Committee is to capture your heart and share the love of St. Michael’s. Jesus said, “Where your treasure is, there shall your heart be also.” Stewardship focuses on promoting community in the church, as well as initiatives to make giving easy through on-line and electronic giving. If you have suggestions, please let us know!
We encourage you to give generously of your time, talent and tithe and hope you find balance in your life of all three. Commitment cards are distributed in November of each year. Please fill one out each year and meet your commitment to allow our Finance Committee to faithfully manage the church’s budget. We cannot commit to outreach, facility improvements and community building what we don’t know we have, and we want to meet all of our promises.
St. Michael’s Stewardship Prayer
“Heavenly Father, empower us to be generous, giving whatever is needed, whenever it is needed.” Proverbs 11:24-29
Heavenly Father, Lord of Creation, we give thanks and praise to You for all that we are and all that You have given us. Open our hearts and minds to respond to Your grace. Unite us as a community of Your desciples that we might be good stewards of Your gifts. Guide us in how we can use our time and talents to grow Your Kingdom. You are the vine, and we are the branches. Let us abide in spiritual growth. In the name of Jesus. Amen.
The endowment trust is a gift to the Church for perpetual support of the mission of the Parish and other important Christian work in our community and throughout the world. It helps to provide religious, charitable, and education opportunities on behalf of St. Michael’s Church. It provides income for long-range outreach. A gift to the fund will be a perpetual gift for the parish of St. Michael’s. The principal is retained each year with any new contributions and only the earnings are distributed. The fund is in addition to annual pledges and gifts to the general fund. We appreciate the continued support of the parish for their contributions to the Endowment Trust Fund.