Description of Stewardship Champion/Chairperson

  A.   Characteristics and Skills

  • Man/Woman of God
  • Credibility in the congregation
  • Passion for financial stewardship (not necessarily the biggest giver)
  • A good facilitator
  • Sensitivity to differing levels and experiences in financial stewardship

  B.   Duties

  • Help in forming and chairing Stewardship Team
  • Lead or facilitate the study of introductory resources with the Stewardship Team (i.e. The Treasure Principle, Firstfruits: A Stewardship Guide for Church Leaders)
  • Assist in the development of a stewardship strategy and its implementation
  • Facilitate presenting the strategy to the council or the board for approval and adoption
  • Develop relations with church committee chairs to involve them in deciding at what program would be available to help their group better understand biblical financial stewardship