Marcia Shetler Author

Marcia Shetler has been serving as Executive Director/CEO of the Ecumenical Stewardship Center since March 2011. She holds an MA in philanthropy and development from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, a BS in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, and a Bible Certificate from Eastern Mennonite University. She formerly served as administrative staff in two middle judicatories of the Church of the Brethren, and most recently was director of communications and public relations for Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Indiana, an administrative faculty position.

Living Generously Begins with Trust

The Ecumenical Stewardship Center produces resources to help congregations encourage faithful generosity. Our Giving: Growing Joyful...

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Great Teams Lead to Great Stewardship

“A threefold cord is not quickly broken.” – Eccles. 4:12, NRSV Is finding leaders for your congregational stewardship ministry a joy...

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Making the Case for Faithful Generosity

In 1996, the book Money Matters: Personal Giving in American Churches shared the results of an extensive study of church giving in five...

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Millennial Couples and Money: Navigating Faith and Finances

How couples view and manage money has an impact on the health of their relationships. Conventional wisdom says that a quick way to squelch...

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Enough Already!

Editor’s note: This post was revised from a series introducing the Ecumenical Stewardship Center’s COMPASS Initiative, which...

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Spirited Generosity

While North Americans as a whole are some of the most materially rich people in the world1, you might not think so based on our generosity....

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