“A Christian Steward is one who receives God’s gifts gratefully, cherishes and tends them in a responsible and accountable manner, shares them in justice and love with others, and returns them with increase to the Lord… Each member of the Church shares in responsibility for its mission; each is called to practice Stewardship of the Church. Christians are also called to look outward and to place themselves at the service of the entire human community, especially those who are most in need.” US Bishop’s Pastoral Letter
Or, in other words, stewardship is making a choice to live a Christ-centered life. It means realizing that all we have, and all that we are able to do, are gifts from God; that everything that we choose to do with those gifts is in a sense our gift back to God in gratitude. This is the way we fulfill our baptismal promise to love and serve the Lord. Stewardship is our way of responding to God’s call with a life of gratitude.
Tithing options: All registered parishioners are automatically sent weekly tithing envelopes but it is as option to do Automatic Tithing. It consists of an automatic direct withdrawal from your bank account either once-a-month or twice-a-month, whichever option works best for you. If you would like to sign up for Direct Withdrawal, please fill out the form below and return to Lisa Meyer by placing it in a sealed envelope and dropping it in the Weekend collection basket or sending it to the Parish Office. Thank you for helping support our Parish!