Episcopal Diocese of Washington

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an enduring faith in Jesus Christ

Annual Giving Resources

2019 Annual Giving Toolkit

We invite you to explore this handy guide to creating a personalized Annual Giving Campaign for your parish using the theme Planting Seeds.

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