Stewardship Seconds were compiled by Stewardship staff.
Use these lectionary-linked stewardship thoughts in Sunday bulletins and newsletters. Use these with Sermon Starters and Offering Invitations and Dedications for continuity in your worship service.
- Miracle Math: Stewardship is the magic of multiplication. It’s what happens when we offer our gifts to God.
- “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.” (Hebrews 13:16)
- “Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Corinthians 9:7)
- Time, talent, and treasure…How much we have to give!
- Invest time with the people and purposes you care about most. This is your faith in action.
- Giving—all our giving—is an act of worship.
- There are many ways to be poor—poverty is only one of them.
- Stewardship begins with listening.
- You are a natural resource that you should allow others to mine.
- Love God with all our heart—through stewardship, we each have our opportunity to show how much.
- The world was created for God’s praise. As stewards, we are part of the world, and to keep faith with God, we must care for it.
- Stewards keep God’s Word by sharing it through acts of hospitality. Reach out and share your hospitality today.
- Let us be Pentecost-powered stewards, making real faithful dreams and visions of a world where life abounds and all have enough.
- Given or received, generosity is a liberating experience. Remember to let yourself be open to gifts from others.
- In partnership with God, we are all stewards in caring for Creation.
- Be a steward without fear, generously sharing all you have, in the assurance from God that you have enough.
- Let us thank God daily for what we have received by paying forward generosity to others.
- Stewardship intentions are good; doing is even better.
- A daily prayer: Help me to be a better Christian, God, and a better steward, fulfilling your mission and work. Help me continue to work to change myself and the world for the better.