Stewardship

Stewardship is caring for the needs of others.

Stewardship is offering one's self to God as He offered Himself to us.

Stewardship is what a person does after saying "I believe..." as proof of that belief.

- Williams and McKibben in Oriented Leadership

PLEASE CONTINUE YOUR STEWARDSHIP GIVING OVER THE SUMMER

We are grateful to all of our parishioners who have made their 2017 Stewardship Commitment to the church and have either fulfilled that commitment or are current in their giving. As we approach the summer months, there is a tendency for Stewardship contributions to decrease. This can place the church in a difficult position as regular expenses, as well as expenses in preparation for the Greek Festival, require payment. The parish, just like our homes, must meet its budget monthly. Our parish family needs everyone to contribute on a regular and timely basis. You may make your contribution by check (mail or bring to church) or credit card (using our Paypal account online at www.daytonannunciation.org). We appreciate your support of the ministries of the parish and the gifts you offer to the Glory of God!



Fr. Joseph's Talk on Stewardship Click Here



Stewardship: A Way of Life

Stewardship is the foundation for belonging to Holy Trinity Church and providing support for its many ministries and activities. Orthodox Christian Stewardship is also a way of life, which acknowledges accountability, reverence, and responsibility before God. A primary goal of Stewardship is to promote spiritual growth and strengthen faith. Becoming a Steward begins when we believe in God, to whom we give our love, loyalty and trust and act on those beliefs. As Stewards, we affirm that every aspect of our lives comes as a gift from Him. Stewardship calls on the faithful to cheerfully offer back to God a portion of the gifts with which they have been blessed.

An Active, Annual Committment

An Orthodox Christian Steward is an active participant in the life of the Church. The parish encourages all who accept the Orthodox Faith to become practicing Stewards. Each year the Steward is expected to carefully review his or her personal circumstances and make a commitment of time, talent, and treasure to support the Parish and her Ministries, which in turn support the National Ministries of our Archdiocese, Metropolises, and institutions.

Pledge Today!       

Click here to print Stewardship Pledge Card

You should know that:  

1. In 2016, 68% of our stewards gave 27% of the money.
2. The top 31% of our stewards provided 73% of our giving.
3. The top 11% gave 44% of our entire stewardship.
4. 2.4% of our stewards provide almost 20% of money given.  



Please think about these numbers as we move forward in our 2017 Stewardship planning and giving.