Planned Giving

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Five-Year Planned Giving Plan

By Betsy Schwarzentraub | April 7, 2014

Steven Covey says there are certain things that are fundamental to human fulfillment: to live, to love, to learn, and to leave a legacy. “The need to leave a legacy,” he says, “is our spiritual need to have a sense of meaning, purpose, personal congruence, and contribution.” A five-year Planned Giving plan for your congregation…

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Estate Planning

By Betsy Schwarzentraub | February 4, 2014

Why would we want to do estate planning? For a start, we may have questions like these: + How can I be sure who will care for my children if a tragedy strikes me? + How could I best care financially for my aging parents? + Is there a way to give a gift to…

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Celebrating a Church Endowment in Worship

By Betsy Schwarzentraub | January 8, 2014

Call to Worship Song:         “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing”        UM Hymnal No. 400 Litany: Gracious, giving God, You have blessed us with every gift, and especially with the gift of Jesus, who came that we all might have abundant and eternal life. We give You our hearts and our lives! We…

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