Do all you do, in word or deed, for the glory of God. (Colossians 3:23)
What does it mean to you to be a part of something bigger than yourself? Where do you fit into the puzzle? How can you share your gifts to build up the Body of Christ? It can be astounding to consider how you live into the shared purpose of the Kingdom. Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started.
At the heart of our philosophy of giving is a commitment to be good stewards of our God-given resources. We want to be intentional as a church in placing our lives and resources before God as an offering of praise and shared
As members of the church, we commit to support the mission and ministries of BUMC through our prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness. Each year we ask our members to commit their tithes and offerings for the coming year in support of the church’s ministry and mission.
Here are some ways you can practice good stewardship:
- Pray about your giving regularly to God’s mission and ministry through BUMC.
- Have a goal to tithe 10% of your income. Until then, consider increasing your giving as you are able. If you’ve never given, offer
- Be faithful in your attendance in worship each week you are in town.
- Consider how you will be intentional in mission and service.
This assessment is a series of 88 multiple choice questions which will help you identify your spiritual gifts. Plan to spend 15-20 minutes answering the questions. After finishing the assessment, you’ll get immediate feedback listing your top spiritual gifts. This assessment can help you in considering where you might serve with the gifts God has given you.
As a church, because we value corporate stewardship in addition to individual stewardship, we make our monthly financial statistics available to the public. In addition, the annual audit report is available for review by making an appointment with the Finance Department. Contact to learn more.