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Stewardship & Giving

And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work. -- 2 Corinthians 9:8 

Gathering together is the heart of our Christian community. Our people, place, and programs depend on the generosity of everyone who chooses to belong in this community. God has given us great riches of faith and hope to share with each other and the world, and a splendid heritage to pass on to our children.  We respond by being good stewards of these gifts, giving of ourselves in three ways.  Each November, we ask our members and friends to make a financial pledge, to indiciate their interests, and this year, to consider making a legacy gift to sustain our future

This fall, we are in the third of our three-year stewardship series, with the goal of significantly increasing our annual financial support. You can access our Stewardship Booklets and two presentaions below, and respond either in person on November 24th or online: 

Pledge your financial support

Indicate your current and/or possible interests

Legacy Giving


The Way Forward

2018 Understanding Our Needs.

2019 Deepening Our Commitment

2020 Sustaining Our Future


Stewardship 10am presentations

Stewardship I: Planned Giving, 3 Nov 2019

Stewardship II: How do we Participate?, 17 Nov 2019


Stewardship Testimonies

to be posted soon!


Fall Congregational Meeting Slides


Looking for ways to support our community during this unprecedented time of need? The Missions and Social Justice Committee has compiled and vetted a short list of organizations looking for assistance to aid in their work in the COVID-19 response...

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, the Shelter has expanded into Sage Hall to allow for greater social distancing, and is now open to guests around the clock, thanks to additional funding from the Commonwealth. They would very much welcome...