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This first edition of Generosity 2022 is focused on helping your church have a strong start to this new year. From sending an annual giving statement that expresses profound gratitude to your faithful givers to resources designed to fortify your growing ministry, this edition is sure to help you hit the ground running in 2022.

Easter Engagement 2022 

A two-session webinar to help you maximize engagement with your
church community this Easter season.

Session 1: Engaging Your Volunteers
Wednesday, March 2 at 1:30-2:30 pm ET

Volunteers are the lifeblood of your church. They allow you to execute and innovate as well as minister to the needs within your community. As we prepare for the Easter Season, we need our volunteer rosters to be full and our teams to be fully engaged. During this session, we'll discuss how to engage those in your congregation and community and help them find their way onto a healthy, thriving team.

Session 2: Engaging Your Givers
Wednesday, March 23 at 1:30-2:30 pm ET

As we prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, we are reminded of the core reason why we give — a response to the gospel. Join us for a conversation on how to engage your people in the joy of generosity, not just to propel ministry but to truly disciple them as followers of Christ. Whether you have a large population of non-givers, stagnant givers, complacent givers, or simply those givers who need reminding that God is never done growing us, this session will help equip you to communicate better to move their discipleship forward.

 
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The Annual Giving Statement can be more than an itemized report of a giver’s annual contribution. It’s an opportunity to express gratitude to your givers whose commitment to your church helped move your ministry forward and to celebrate your church's impact over the past year.

Gratitude

The Ultimate Guide to Saying "Thank You" in the Church

Establishing a gratitude culture in your church goes hand-in-hand with creating a generosity culture. In fact, we would say that you can’t have a thriving generosity culture without gratitude. The truth is, saying “thank you” makes a difference to your givers, to your staff, and to your volunteers.

We want to help you not only be known for being a generous church, but also for being a grateful church. That’s why we’ve put together this free downloadable resource, Gratitude: The ultimate guide to expressing appreciation in the church context.

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A Time To Be Profoundly Grateful

Annual Giving Statement Guide 2020


Last year, we released this resource to guide leaders as they express gratitude to givers whose faithfulness allowed ministry impact to continue in a year fraught with challenges. Whether your church was able to move past the challenges from 2020 or is still working through the aftermath, Annual Giving Statements are an opportunity to express profound gratitude.

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How To Surprise and Delight Your Givers

Annual Giving Statement Guide 2019


Your Annual Giving Statement is more than an administrative task, it’s an opportunity to normalize the generosity conversation in your church. This resource provides sample annual and impact reports, best practices for mailing, and pre-statement and announcement video ideas.

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Five Ideas to Help Maximize Your Quarterly Giving Statement Strategy

Quarterly giving statements are one of the best opportunities to provide church members with not only information, but also inspiration needed to keep living on mission.

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Top Resources of 2021

This collection of resources represents the most clicked, read, downloaded, and watched resources from Generis this year. We pulled them together and packaged them up in this one blog—so if you missed them, you've got them at your fingertips!

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How much should you speak of generosity issues in a worship setting?

"How much should I speak of Generosity Issues in a worship setting?”   This is a question we hear from many leaders but the response and thoughts vary. Check out this framework to help church leaders consider how they should approach this question. 

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5x22 Replay

Watch this mini-series designed to help grow your ministry and build engagement in '22.

At just 22 minutes long, these bite-sized sessions are packed with critical ideas for '22 and are brief enough to attend while enjoying your morning coffee. At the end of this series you will have gained practical tools and strategies to help move your ministry forward in 2022.

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Vision Casting: A Conversation with Dave Ronne and Brad Leeper

Your God-Inspired vision is the true north of your church. When you have a compelling Gospel-centered vision, it can energize your congregation and has the power to transform your local community. As we enter this new year, there is no better time to take stock and cast vision for the next season. In this video with Brad Leeper, Dave Ronne shares three things that will help you cast vision and build on your ministry momentum as you move into 2022:

  • Be Clear On Your Next Season
  • Be Clear On Your Next Strategy
  • Be Clear On Your Next Stories
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