Episcopal Diocese of Washington

To draw people to Jesus and embody his love
for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Annual Giving Additional Resources

Best Practices

Although every annual giving campaign is unique to the church in which it takes place, there are some practices that are more likely to help to ensure success.

Budget Information

Many churches distribute information about their annual operating budget as part of their Annual Giving Campaign.

Case Statements

A key fund-raising axiom is that people don’t give to need; they give to vision.

Prayers for Stewardship

The Financial Resources Committee has curated a list of prayers relating to stewardship and giving.

Scripture for Stewardship

The Financial Resources Committee has curated scripture passages to use in your church's annual giving campaign.

Stewardship Definitions and FAQ

Definitions and frequently asked questions on stewardship, annual giving, and annual campaigns


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