March, 2013

This resource not only can help to raise additional funds for your ministries or worthy ministries outside your congregation, but it also helps to teach stewardship through alterantive gift giving.  Use this resource along with the Advent Gift Brochure Samples and the Advent Gift Card Inserts to get started with an Alternative Gift Market in your congregation.  St. Columba's in Kent has also used a variation of this format to do a Lenten Giving campaign.

February, 2012

Authorization form for automatic withdrawal of funds to be given to the Diocese

April, 2011

Frequently Asked Questions about electronic giving to the Diocese

April, 2014

This is a resource for congregations to use in service bulletins and newsletters to promote giving to Episcopal Community Action (ECA) through the Easter appeal brouchure and/or online.

April, 2012

An Article from the diocesan Stewardshp and Development office promoting the benefits of churches offering on-line giving options. 

November, 2014

The Online Giving Information Packet is a compilation of several resources we have for Online Giving and establishing this capability for your congregation or organization.  The packet includes an Online Giving Nuts and Bolts booklet, Stats Regarding Online Giving, A Sample Pew Card for Online Givers, FAQs for Online Giving and FAQs regarding our Online Giving Banking Resource - Vanco, as well as information about Fees and Services provided.  For more information email:

To download this resource click here: Online Giving Information Packet

March, 2011

Brochure with different reasons people give.  Copies of this brochure are available by contacting the Diocese at stewardship

January, 2014

The Planned Giving/Stewardship Office of the Diocese offers the free services of handling stock gifts to benefit congregations, the diocese, or any Episcopal ministry. For your convenience click on the link below for current instructions. Please allow ample time for the transfer and sale of the stock before proceeds can be distributed to your church or other ministry.  For more information, call Sharon Pethers, 206-325-4200, ext. 2041, or email