Instructions: Use Statement of Intent Form to indicate your congregation’s current level of Mission Support and your Mission Support plan from the previous year. When you have completed the information below, please return it to the synod office.
As your congregation prepares a budget for the following year, please consider the following questions:
- How does your congregation share a living, daring confidence in God’s grace?
- How does your congregation express gratitude for God’s grace?
- How does your congregation practice generosity?
- How does your congregation teach members about proportionate giving as a grateful and generous response to God’s blessings?
- Do your members understand how the three expressions of this church (congregation, synod and churchwide ministries) work together to share God’s love in the world?
- What portion of your congregation’s weekly offerings will be shared with the synod and the churchwide organization for mission and ministry beyond your congregation?