“May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.”  Fennel Hudson



Spring has finally arrived here in Go Jets Go! Winnipeg and I hope for the same for wherever you are!    






Both the May and June “Generosity, Giving and Gratitude Ideas” are attached for you.   >> 2018 May Generosity Giving Gratitude Ideas  >> 2018 June Generosity Giving Gratitude Ideas

If you are thinking about using this year’s “Called to Be the Church” congregational giving program “Loving Our Neighbours” and want to know more about it, this video will be of help to you.     



David Armour addresses the question of how the proposed January 1, 2019 funding changes will effect Mission & Service in this Mission & Service in Times of Change”  video. 

Thank you for your support of the Extreme Hunger Appeal. Please take a look at the one year anniversary update.  

If you haven’t already seen it, David’s final report for 2017 Mission & Service givings is attached >> Final Report Thank you again to you and your congregations for their support and generosity to Mission & Service! 


The United Church Foundation’s 2017 Annual Report is now available.  Read stories about generosity and see what kind of a difference gifts to the Foundation are making in our Church.




“How to Ask from the Pulpit” – May 16, 2018 1-2:30pm ET

For Church Treasurers and other interested folks:

To learn more and register for the webinars go to https://www.united-in-learning.com/index.php/webinars.


Here is an interesting article that puts the challenges of the church in a broader but similar context in Canada. 



Are you are thinking ahead to your Fall giving programs for both local and Mission & Service?  If you are looking for encouragement, resources, help to implement congregational giving, Mission & Service and planned giving programs, and/or learning more about the United Church Foundation and investing opportunities for your congregation, I’m here to help you with that.    




Kathryn Hofley
Financial Development Officer, serving the Prairie Region
The United Church of Canada/L’Église Unie du Canada
Phone: 204-943-4844



Called to be the Church

The Called to Be the Church Program Guide has arrived in your congregation and can also be found online.  Please click here for the Program Guide.

This is an opportunity for you to

Get ready now – in February you will have received the 2018-2019 Resource Kit, Called to Be the Church – Loving our Neighbours, with ALL the tools you’ll need to carry out your giving program.  The Resource Kit and many additional resources are also available online here >> Stewardship Tool Kit

For more information, please contact:

Kathryn Hofley
Financial Development Officer, Philanthropy Unit
The United Church of Canada


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