Diocese of Winchester Resource Library Stewardship Services offered by the Diocesan Stewardship Adviser

Services offered by the Diocesan Stewardship Adviser

The Revd. Gordon Randall, our Diocesan Stewardship Adviser offers advice, support, training and practical hands on help to parishes.

  1. Facilitating parishes seeking to embrace and encourage their stewardship of time, talents and money. For example…

A Parish Funding Programme. This programme is a complete giving review. There is a full manual and downloadable templates. Click here.

A Simple Giving Programme is particularly suitable for smaller or rural/village churches. It includes templates and support resources. Click here.

Give 10 is a resource for parishes who want to teach tithing. It provides a pack with background information and biblical resources for leaders, sample magazine articles, FAQs and all-age resources. Click here.

TRIO (The Responsibility is Ours) is not currently available on-line, but binders can be ordered from the Southwark Diocesan office.

Giving in Grace. Developed and maintained by the Diocese of Liverpool, Giving in Grace offers on-line all of the resources for running a major program, or for an annual review.

Gift Day: Giving for the Glory of God is a guide to running a one-off Gift Day – either for a special project, or to seek funding for one-off needs. This can also be used to seek to meet an urgent financial need. Find out more about Gift Aid here.

In addition Gordon will offer a tailored or bespoke approach specifically to fit with the circumstances of a parish

  1. Facilitating Parish Vision Days as a mechanism for helping parishes better discern God’s way forward for them and as a means of releasing resources for growth.
  1. Preaching and teaching Christian Stewardship particularly in relation to giving.
  1. Implementing and offering help and advice in relation to the Parish Giving Scheme http://www.parishgivingscheme.org.uk/
  1. Helping and advising parishes who wish to encourage members of their church family to write or review their will and also consider leaving a gift in their will to their church. http://www.parishresources.org.uk/legacies/
  1. Presentations and talks on Christian Stewardship, generosity and giving that offer interaction and discussion with opportunities for people to reflect upon this aspect of their Christian Discipleship.
  1. Help and advice in relation to the promotion of Gift Aid.
  1. Training and support for Parish Stewardship Promoters.
  1. Help and advice for parishes wishing to engage in some form of Capital Fundraising project. Find out more here.
  1. Any enquiries in relation to Christian Stewardship, encouraging generosity and Christian Giving!