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Stewardship Consulting

These organizations provide stewardship consulting. It can be done on an individual congregational basis or on a regular basis the ELCA negotiates consulting as a group. Contact Pastor David Sprang, Assistant to the Bishop and Director for Evangelical Mission, for the latest course and consulting offerings.

  • Building a Culture of Generosity: Gronlund, Sayther, and Brunkow provides religious based generosity consulting and training. The majority of the staff are ELCA Lutherans and they consult with congregations, outdoor ministry organizations, social services organizations, and non-profits. Building A Culture of Generosity is a step-by-step process for creating and effective stewardship campaign. Fee based. Learn more.
  • Stewardship for All Seasons: Gronlund, Sayther, and Brunkow also provides a more extensive consulting service for generosity-based stewardship year-round. Fee based. Learn more.
  • Cultivating Generous Congregations: The Lake Institute on Faith and Giving is part of the Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy, the nation’s leading consulting and teaching organization on religious and non-profit giving. Cultivating Generous Congregations maps the new landscape of religious giving and provides you and your team with tools to help you build a culture of generosity unique to your congregation’s needs and challenges. Fee based. Learn more.