Stewardship — Inspire God’s people to fund the message of hope and wholeness.

 

Hosted by: IT Services, Philanthropic Services for Institutions (PSI), and Stewardship

 

Stewardship’s mission is to inspire God’s people to deliver the message of Hope and Wholeness through their faith and their finances. Presentations given in the stewardship track seek to accomplish that mission by focusing on generosity and especially how women, youth, and the local church can live and are living generously.


Tuesday, January 15, 11:45 am – 1:00 pm


 

 

 

Creating a Culture of Generosity Presented by Bonita J. Shields, Associate Director, Stewardship, North American Division

Generosity has been called "the new evangelism." In this seminar, you will learn ways to move your church toward being a place known for its generous spirit.

Meeting Room/Venue: 16 Acoma, 32 Tesuque, 15 Zuni/Convention Center


Tuesday, January 15, 11:45 am – 1:00 pm


 

Sung Kwon

 

 

 

The Cultural Influences on Generosity Presented by Panelists: Lilya Wagner, CFRE, Director, Philanthropic Service for Institutions (PSI), Lynn McDowell, CSPG, Director, Planned Giving/Philanthropy, Alberta Conference of the SDA Church, Janice Da Silva, Assistant Director of Development, SCO Family of Services, Carmelo Mercado, General Vice President, Lake Union Conference, Sung Kwon, Executive Director, Adventist Community Services, North American Division

As today's Adventist Church in North America becomes increasingly diverse, it's important to understand what motivates giving, and how traditions, religious backgrounds, and cultural practices affect generosity. This session will address what to look for, will consider some major factors in the various populations groups in the NAD churches, and how to positively handle the differences. Q/A and Exercises will be included along with the presentation materials.

Meeting Room/Venue: 30 Taos/Convention Center


Tuesday, January 15, 11:45 am – 1:00 pm


 

 

 

Social Media and Fundraising Presented by Nathan Hand, Chief Advancement Officer, The Oaks Academy

Social media is here to stay but at the same time, it's regularly changing. Nathan will share the latest on the mediums, which ones to invest or ignore and how to integrate it into your organizational culture. We'll discuss how to make the most of your strategy, keeping it manageable amongst your other duties in your role. Finally, we'll explore social media campaigns for any size shop to increase your following, raise awareness and raise funds.

Meeting Room/Venue: 10 Anasazi/Convention Center


Tuesday, January 15, 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm


 

 

 

Linking Generation Z with Stewardship: Trick? Or Treat? Presented by Michael Harpe, Stewardship Director, South Central Conference

This seminar will explore reasons youth generations have challenges with our approaches to reach them, discuss why they want to be part of something that is authentic and heartfelt, and methods to aid young adults with the legacy of generosity.

Meeting Room/Venue: 16 Acoma/Convention Center


Tuesday, January 15, 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm


How to Start a Stewardship Program in Your Local Church Presented by Bonita J. Shields, Associate Director, Stewardship, North American Division, and Malcolm Douglas, Pastor, Tucson Midvale Park SDA Church, Tucson, Arizona.

Stewardship is Life Management. And what better way to help church members be faithful stewards than to provide a stewardship program in which they will receive practical tools to manage their time, talents, and treasure. This presentation will include a case study of Pastor Douglas’ church, and how applying these principles helped the church grow spiritually and financially.

Meeting Room/Venue: 30 Taos/Convention Center


Tuesday, January 15, 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm


 

 

 

Seven Keys to Successful Fundraising Presented by Michael J. Brown, Associate Director, Philanthropic Service for Institutions (PSI)

Successful fundraising is a well-planned, highly intentional process. It involves identifying, qualifying, and inviting donors to join in supporting a phenomenal cause. Learn seven practical keys to taking your fundraising program to the next level.

Meeting Room/Venue: 16 Acoma, 32 Tesuque, 15 Zuni/Convention Center