Philanthropy and Stewardship Committee

The Hamilton Conference Philanthropy and Stewardship Committee has members committed to living a life of stewardship and who have a passion for sharing the work of the M&S Fund. The committee’s mandate is:

  • To encourage philanthropy (with its root meaning of “humanity loving”)
  • To review, promote and support Mission and Service in the six Presbyteries and Presbyterials of the Conference
  • To support revenue generation and legacy giving throughout the Conference

Contact: Ed Laksmanis

Narrative Budgeting

A how-to guide to help tell the story of your congregation’s ministry and programming. Have fun developing and telling your narrative with these suggestions and templates to help you integrate into one portrait where your dollars are spent, who the people are whom you serve, and how your mission is being lived out: See Resource.

Stewardship Toolkit

Stewardship resources developed for and by congregational and community leaders of The United Church of Canada and other denominations: http://www.stewardshiptoolkit.ca/
Program Guide

Called to Be the Church – Congregational Giving Kit Program Guide

This resource will arrive in your congregation in the first week of July, and is available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0ONYpGPGJTfZ3ctSUJEQy0xLUk/view.  The Resource Kit will come in the first week of September. Everything will also be on the Stewardship Toolkit.

United Church Mission and Service Fund

2016 Mission & Service Total:

We are tremendously grateful to the generosity of donors to the Mission and Service of The United Church of Canada! Below are links to resources that summarize M & S Giving in 2016:

Please continue to learn about and share the communities and ministries supported by The United Church of Canada Mission and Service for the healing of God’s world. The resources in the Stewardship Toolkit is a good place to start: http://www.stewardshiptoolkit.ca/

For more information about the Mission and Service fund please contact Kim Uyede-Kai (905) 659-3343, ext. 229 or kuyede@hamconf.org.

 

Narrative Budgeting

A how-to guide to help tell the story of your congregation’s ministry and programming, by Judith Johnson.