Stewardship

Stewardship – Why should I give?

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There is a reason that Jesus spoke more about money than any other topic. We let money more than anything else define us and have power over us. Giving is actually a counterpoint to and liberation from our money-dominated, consumer-oriented culture. Giving is also an investment in the future reign of God. People tend to watch their investments closely, turning every morning to the stock market reports to see if their investments went up or down. So it is with investing in God’s reign. You begin to look for signs of dividends in yourself, in your church household, in the meaning of creation itself. Giving is a way you participate in a church community striving to live in such a way that the reign of God becomes real in each of us and extended to others through us. Giving is also a joy. In giving you are making holy the rest of your life. By structuring your life to make possible gifts to assist people, to give hope, to teach about God’s love, to nurture people in living peaceful lives, your life is gifted with direction and purpose. Such is grace.

 

 


 

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“A Place to Share Your Faith Since 1883”

JESUS DIDN’T TURN PEOPLE AWAY, even those often rejected by others. We are like a “company of strangers,” made family by the grace of God. God welcomes, claims, and loves all people. God also feeds our hunger, forgives our sins, and frees us from aimless wandering.

This is no idle chatter.  The United Church of Christ has been bold in extending an invitation to all. For example, our historic denomination was first to ordain an African-American pastor (1785), a woman (1853), and a gay or lesbian  (1972).

We reach out through Worship, Music, Children’s Ministry, Fellowship opportunities for all, Adult Bible Studies, Missions Projects, Community and Global Outreach .

Our facilities are used as an outreach to our community by sharing our space with community groups such as Meals on Wheels, West Volusia Music Club, Art Classes and various AA Groups like the Grateful Group, District 19, Sisters In Sobriety and Sobriety First.

 

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