TagStewardship

We give our time, talent, and treasure for the good of the church and the good of our community. Learn more about how we seek to steward God’s creation.

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Holistic Stewardship for Lent

For centuries Lutherans have observed Lent with passionate devotion and prayerful attention to spiritual disciplines. These faith practices strengthen our souls and open our hearts to the resurrected Christ at Easter. This year, try developing a sense of holistic stewardship for your life. Stewardship, of course, looks at how we use not just our financial…

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Stewardship of Loving Relationships

You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Mark 12:31b Red hearts, roses and chocolates are everywhere, so it must be February – the month of love! There’s certainly nothing wrong with celebrating romance between you and a special someone, or love among family members, or best friends who are always there for one another. But…

Ministry Spotlight: Stewardship

Each week we’re spotlighting a ministry at St. Peter’s to show our mission in action. This week, we’re looking at our Stewardship Ministry. Our Ministry We are gifted by God with abundant blessings, and we strive to remind all believers of the additional blessing of returning a portion of these gifts to God through our…

Ministry Spotlight: Membership

Each week we’re spotlighting a ministry at St. Peter’s to show our mission in action. This week, we’re looking at our Membership Ministry. Our Ministry We believe that we are blessed so that we may be part of God’s plan to bless the world. Our members engage in blessing and thankfulness through our membership, stewardship…

Our Mission Giving Plan for 2019

Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing the Mission Giving Plan for the 2019 church year presented in a different way than the typical congregational budget. This “narrative ministry budget” presents our congregational mission in the context of 11 major areas of ministry in St. Peter’s congregation, noting a few of the various…

Stewardship of Life

New Day Sermon Pentecost 25 A modest glitch in our recording software lost two minutes of the sermon introduction. The introduction simply set the table for why this pastor loves when the story of the Widow of Zarepheth shows up as one of the assigned lessons for a Sunday service in stewardship.  The sermon picks…

Dr. Adam Lefever Hughes
Soli Deo Gloria!

“Be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” –Ephesians 5:18b-20 “Just as a body, though one, has many parts,…

A New Way To Give

St. Peter’s has a new way to give charitably. It’s called Tithe.ly — as in tithing your income as a way to give back to God for all God has given you. You know about traditional giving — you see it first hand every time we pass the offering plate. Tithe.ly lets you give whenever…