Meg & Nicole: a lesson in philanthropy.
The following Sunday, Meg and Nicole rolled their wagons, piled with 174 pounds of birthday "gifts," down the aisle during the offering amidst applause from the congregation. A total of 370 pounds of food were sent to the food bank.
Bethel, Scotsburn, is a member of the ProVisionaries Network, a network of congregations who covenant to make planned giving an integral pan of their stewardship and mission. Using planned giving strategies, they recently raised over $100,000 to establish a permanent fund for Christian Education. With the fund they were able to hire a part-time staff worker to launch a mid-week children's ministry. To learn how your congregation conjoin the network, contact the Planned Giving Office.
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|Date:||May 1, 2010|
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