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Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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Ellington Congregational Church
72 Main Street
Ellington, CT 06029

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Leigh Lezzotte

Tolland And Windham Association Members,
The Ellington Congregational Church is hosting a Stewardship Seminar on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m..  The seminar will be run by Charlie Kuchenbrod, Executive Associate Conference Minister Connecticut Conference, United Church of Christ.  A bulletin board flyer is enclosed.  

Please encourage members of your congregations to attend especially those involved in the annual pledge campaign.  This will be an opportunity to share best practices and learn from each other.

Some of the topics will include: The spiritual and theological foundations for fundraising, understanding and challenging church culture around financial matters, dividing responsibilities between clergy and lay leaders, and making a strong case for support.  The impact of this workshop will be multiplied if clergy and lay leaders of a congregation attend together.

Charlie was raised in the UCC on Long Island.  After earning a Wharton MBA, he held a number of executive positions in health care organizations, including payers and providers.  Charlie was called to serve the Connecticut Conference in 2002. He brings his management skills and experience to the financial affairs of the Conference and consulting with congregations.  Charlie is a member of South Congregational Church in Granby and lives in North Granby with his wife, Becky Sielman.
Refreshments will be served from 7:00 – 7:15 p.m..
Ellington Congregational Church
72 Main Street
Ellington, CT 06066
Please RSVP to Leigh Lezotte:  (860-871-6606) or 
In the greatest of hope,
Claudia Steele
Stewardship Committee
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Letter to Association Churches

Seeds Need Good Soil - April 30th