We are pleased to provide you and your parish Stewardship Team with these 2015 resources for parish ministry. This is the first step in a year-round effort to provide practical and inspiring stewardship resources for the parish. These were mailed to parishes in hard copy in the summer.
Quick Start Guide
To assist your parish Stewardship team in getting started and planning a full year of Stewardship Ministry. (Adobe PDF or Word DOC)
2015 Stewardship Ministry Handbook
Contains updated material for developing a comprehensive, personally engaging parish stewardship program, guidelines for letters, a new member card, commitment form, various campaign formats and ideas for parish stewardship ministry. (Adobe PDF or Word DOC)
2015 Tri-Fold Brochure & Sermon
This brochure develops the 2015 theme and could serve as an insert in your stewardship communications or as a resource to be offered during stewardship visitations. The text of the brochure also serves as a Stewardship Sermon on our theme of Stewardship of Family. (Adobe PDF)
Additional copies are available by request from [email protected].
2015 Stewardship Poster
This 11 x 17 full color poster displaying the 2015 theme shares the message of stewardship with your parishioners and visitors. (Adobe PDF or JPG)
Print copies are available by request from [email protected].
The tri-fold Commitment Card should be customized for the ministries of your specific parish. (Adobe PDF or Word DOC)
Vinyl Indoor/Outdoor Stewardship Banner
An attractive banner for promoting the message of stewardship in your parish. The download is the banner order form with sample design. (Adobe PDF)
A PowerPoint Presentation is provided here to assist you in presenting this year’s theme and the concepts of Stewardship. The presentation is provided in a customizable format, so that you may add photos and entire slides to personalize the presentation for your purposes. (PPT format)
Stewardship Passages for inclusion in Sunday Bulletins and Parish Newsletters may be found on page 32 of the Stewardship Ministries Handbook.
* A Note on Printing from PDF Files
Please remember that when printing from pdf files, set SCALING to NONE or 100% in the print dialog box in order to maintain the intended layout of the document. If you are unable to locate a file online or need assistance, contact the Department at [email protected].
All of the 2015 Stewardship Campaign resources listed above are available in hard copy through the Department of Stewardship, Outreach & Evangelism. Please send your requests by email to [email protected] or call 646-519-6760.