Talks, sermons and study sheets

A range of resources for talks and sermons on giving and stewardship, plus material for home groups or personal reflection. The resources may be useful both for Planned Giving Promoters and for passing on to clergy/readers preaching on giving.

Downloads at the bottom of the page include:

  • Giving study sheets – a series of reflections for home groups or personal use.
  • Resources for preachers/speakers – Stewardship for Sundays, produced by the Diocese of Portsmouth, gives a passage for each Sunday looking at stewardship themes. You can also download sample talks for Passion Sunday & Palm Sunday, plus ideas for speaking about tithing.

The following websites have information to help with preaching on giving and stewardship:

Sermons/talks on Legacy Giving

In teaching on stewardship, the opportunity to give to God’s work through a Will is hardly every mentioned. The Church Legacy website may give you some ideas to pass on to your preachers and speakers.

Who to contact

Gary Watson, Giving and Funding Adviser

Sue Whitehead, PA to Giving and Funding Adviser


Stewardship for Sundays

The things they say (10 quotes about money and giving)

Passion Sunday talk

Palm Sunday talk

Preaching tithing

Giving Study Sheet 2Cor8 Grace of Giving

Giving Study Sheet Luke 8:3 Supporting Ministry

Giving Study Sheet Matt6 Giving to Needy

Giving Study Sheet Luke 21 Widow's Offering

Giving Study Sheet Luke 6 Give and it shall be given to you

Giving Study Sheet Luke 8:1-8 Cost of supporting ministry

Giving Study Sheet Phil2 Imitating Christ's humility

Stewardship booklist (books for your ministry or home group)