Item description for New Consecration Sunday Stewardship Program with Guest Leader Book and CDROM: Revised Edition by Herb Miller...
Overview A proven winner, this program has helped thousands of congregtions increase financial giving by 15% to 30%. It teaches stewardship from a spiritual perspective rather than a fundraising one. The newly revised edition features a CD-ROM that includes the audio overview of the program, as well as a PowerPoint presentation, editable letters, and communication tools. Also includes instructions based on Herb Miller's conversations with thousands of clergy, stewardship team leaders, and guest leaders.
"New Consecration Sunday" approaches financing the ministries of your congregation by teaching stewardship from a spiritual perspective rather than a fundraising perspective. It focuses on the question, "What is God calling me to do?" rather than, "What does the church need in order to pay its bills?"
The "New Consecration Sunday Stewardship Program" is a proven winner; it has helped thousands of congregations increase financial giving by 15% to 30% The revised edition features a CD-ROM that includes the audio overview of the program as well as a PowerPoint presentation and editable letters and communication tools. How-to instructions are based on the author's conversations with thousands of clergy, stewardship team leaders, and guest leaders.
What do I need to get started? Order the program book (ISBN 978-0-687-64437-7) and gather ateam. Purchase copies of the "Team Member Manual "(ISBN 978-0-687-64447-6), one for each member of your team. These resources provide complete instructionsfor implementing the program successfully. Order additional Estimate of Giving Cards (ISBN 978-0-687-06406-9) Pkg. of 100 Does it work? Thousands of congregations have experienced 15% to 30% increases in financial giving with the "New Consecration Sunday Stewardship Program" the first year plus additional significant increases in subsequent years of its use. One congregation obtained these impressive multi-year results: First year, a 14.4% increase in giving; second year, 10.3% increase; third year, 13.4% increase; fourth year, 13.6%; and fifth year, 19.6% increase. A congregation's financial secretary said, "More than two-thirds of our households made some degree of annual increase each year we used Consecration Sunday. And each year we used the program, four to six additional households decided to tithe (some of those donors grew from giving 4 percent of their income to giving 10 percent of their income)." The independent research firm, Perdue Research Group, interviewed people in one hundred and fifty congregations that used Consecration Sunday during the past several years. All churches reported an increase in giving and 45% of the churches reported increases of 20 to 25%.
Herb Miller is an internationally recognized authority in congregational health and effectiveness. More than two million clergy and lay leaders in twenty-five denominations read "The Parish Paper," which he co-edits with Lyle E. Schaller. His sixteen books include "Fishing on the Asphalt," "Church Personality Matters ," "The Vital Congregation," "Connecting with God," and "Full Disclosure: Everything the Bible Says about Financial Giving."
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.26" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2007
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687644372 ISBN13 9780687644377
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More About Herb Miller
Author of sixteen books, Herb Miller is an internationally recognized authority in congregational health and effectiveness. Over the past thirty years he has flown five million miles to conduct planning consultations with more that seven hundred congregations in twenty-eight denominations across the United States, Canada, and Australia.
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