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Session 11: The Gift Of Stewardship

Session 11: The Gift Of Stewardship
Session 11: The Gift Of Stewardship

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  • I tell you the truth; this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out...
  • ACTIVITY MINUTES Opening 5 Activity 1: Wonder Box 5 Activity 2: Story — The Most Generous Gift 10 Activity 3: Stewardship Penny Jar 5...
  • Take a quiet moment to consider ways that you have contributed to the life of the congregation. The fact that you are teaching suggests you...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box (See Session 1 for instructions.) Copy of congregational directory Optional: Other items, including...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story, The Most Generous Gift Optional: "The Most Generous Gift" coloring sheet (PDF) , and crayons...
  • Materials for Activity A large clear glass jar with a securely fitting lid A few pennies Permanent marker, or paper, markers and tape to...
  • Materials for Activity Ingredients for Salt Dough Decorations 2 cups of flour (not self-rising) 1 cup fine grained table salt 1/2 cup room...
  • Materials for Activity Wonder Box poster Picture of your congregation or a congregational event for the Wonder Box poster Tape or glue...
  • Reflect on these questions and discuss them with your co-leaders: How do we feel about today's session? What parts of the session worked...
  • Materials for Activity Penny jar (see Activity 3, Penny Jar) Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint...
  • Materials for Activity Blank card stock paper and envelopes Scissors Markers, colored pencils, stamps, stamp inkpads, and stencils Ribbon...
  • Materials for Activity Donuts, cookies or other food that is easy for children to help serve Plates, napkins, etc. as customary in your...
  • I tell you the truth; this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out...
  • Inspired by "The Widow's Mite," a parable from Christian scripture. Read or tell the story. In a little village near Jerusalem, a long time...
  • In Creating Congregations of Generous People (The Alban Institute, 1998), Michael Durall gives guidance and action steps for intentional...

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