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Stewardship: The Joy of Giving

A five-session program guide (PDF, 175 pages) in which primary children, intermediate children, youth, and adults can learn about stewardship with their peers, then celebrate it together.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Unit One: Stewardship for Primary Children

  • Session 1: What Is Stewardship?
  • Session 2: Who Are Our Stewards? What Is Our Legacy?
  • Session 3: How Can We Be of Service?
  • Session 4: Doing an Act of Stewardship
  • Session 5: A Celebration of Commitment

Unit Two: Stewardship for Intermediate Children

  • Session 1: What Is Stewardship?
  • Session 2: Who Are Our Stewards? What Is Our Legacy?
  • Session 3: How Can We Be of Service?
  • Session 4: Doing an Act of Stewardship
  • Session 5: A Celebration of Commitment

Unit Three: Stewardship for Youth

  • Session 1: Three T's of Stewardship
  • Session 2: Our Stewardship Legacy
  • Session 3: Values in Giving
  • Session 4: How We Give
  • Session 5: A Celebration of Commitment

Unit Four: Stewardship for Adults

  • Session 1: Stewardship: Definition and Mission
  • Session 2: Our Stewards and Our Legacy
  • Session 3: Time, Talent, and Treasure
  • Session 4: Stewardship, Skills, and Action
  • Session 5: A Celebration of Commitment

All Units: Session Five Celebrations of Commitment

  • Intergenerational Worship Service
  • Children's Chapel Service Leader

Resources Leader

  1. Overview Leader
  2. Stories of UU Stewards: John Haynes Holmes Leader
  3. Stories of UU Stewards: Gwendolyn Willis Leader
  4. Stories of UU Stewards: Whitney Young Leader
  5. UU Timeline Leader
  6. Mary Livermore Leader
  7. John H. Holmes Leader
  8. Dana Greeley Leader
  9. Lotta Hitschmanova Leader
  10. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leader
  11. Mother Teresa Leader
  12. Coyote Wants to Know

Handouts

  1. LOUUP Stewardship Tasks
  2. Family Stewardship Letter
  3. Children, Money and Values: Ten Principles
  4. Helping Children with Allowances and Savings
  5. Stewardship Box
  6. Letter to Child and Parents
  7. Intermediate Grade Participant Letter
  8. Questions for Interviewers
  9. Questions for Guests
  10. Stewardship Questionnaire
  11. Ranking Values
  12. Panel Questions
  13. Principles of the Unitarian Universalist Association
  14. Stewardship Pledge

Resources

  • Bibliography