Stewardship

Methodism’s founder John Wesley said, "I look upon all the world as my parish." Wesley reminded us that we are called to step out of our little corner of the world to spread the good news, transform hopelessness into hope and help God’s children wherever they may be.

 

"I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me."

 

--Matthew 25:35-36, NRSV

 

While it would be wonderful if we could reach out personally to everyone who needs our help, we know that is impossible. So we gather regularly with our congregation and put money into the offering plate, and through a carefully crafted system of United Methodist mission and ministry our gifts stretch around the world.

 

Our contributions not only benefit the programs and ministries of FUMCSB, but also have regional, national and international impact through our connectional giving system. The power of our collective giving enables us to spread the love of Jesus Christ, and support UMC programs, missionaries around the world. We live in a global village, and the world is our parish. When we give generously, our gifts do wonderful, life-changing things in the name of Jesus Christ.

 

There Are Many Ways of Giving:

 

Sunday Offering: Contribute during the worship service.

 

By Mail: Mail your offering/pledge to the church office

 

Online Giving:  You can choose to make a one-time gift or set up a recurring schedule of contributions. Click here to Give Online.


Planned Giving/Endowments:


Memorials: 


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