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Stewardship Sunday ~ God Seeds & Seeds to Pass On


This past In-gathering Sunday we spent time recognizing and acknowledging the bounty of our blessings and how we might share them in our lives. Below is what we came up with!


GOD SEEDS:

What are the moments in our lives where we are seeing God?

  • Being with my mom & dad

  • Geese flying overhead

  • Said “hello” to a stranger and they said “hello” back

  • Nice warm flannel sheets

  • Laughing with a friend

  • Vestry sharing

  • Family

  • Worked at the food shelf

  • A walk in the woods

  • Phoning a friend

  • Bye Bye Birdie cast family

  • Beautiful sunrises

  • Work

  • Home

  • Many birds coming to our feeder

  • Snow-bow (snow rainbow)

  • Loving your neighbor

  • Forgiveness

  • Finding greens for advent wreath

  • Pet coming out of surgery OK

  • Our children able to get vaccinated

  • The love of my family

  • Visits

  • Friends coming to dinner

  • Music at church this morning

  • My garden had wonderful tomatoes

  • Looking in my dog’s eyes

  • My child held my hand

  • Mental health system worked for young 15 year old

  • My walks instead of a meeting - connecting with a friend

  • Sherry, Lucy & the people of St. Paul’s Church

  • Helping strangers with food and money

  • An email from a friend who moved and will be visiting soon

  • Celebrating my birthday with family and friends

  • Kathy’s knitting for the food shelf

  • The dentists were kind and supportive when I got teeth pulled

  • Delivery of a bed and mattress to young person in need

  • Bumping into an old friend

  • Visiting someone in need

  • Getting love from people who care about others

  • Going for a walk

  • Love of friends and sharing beautiful art

  • Downtime at home with whole family

  • Assembling music

  • The love of my husband

  • Outside time with my dog

  • Friends helping

  • Meeting new people

  • Kindness of staff at doctor’s office when I had faint moment

  • God is at the Thanksgiving table

  • The appreciation and gratitude of weaving students

  • Took a friend shopping

  • Practicing hymns this week at home with family

  • Beauty and the Beast school play and seeing family

  • When Nana and Grandpa come

  • Reading a book

  • A smiling “first smile” of grandson Felix

  • Lenore’s incredible flowing prose

  • A sunrise

  • An email from a friend

  • The love of my dogs

  • The love of my husband

  • A friend offered to do a chore for me when she knew I was too tired to do it myself

  • Sunshine

  • Pictures of George and Alisdair figuring out the chords to Sunday hymns

  • The sun came through the clouds at the moment I needed

  • A student loaned another student a pencil

  • Bo’s seemingly unshakable capacity to keep moving lots and lots of good things forward

  • Working together

  • When everyone in the school play is nice to each other and congratulates each other

  • When we play a game in math class and a kid gets “out” the whole class says “no!” in support

  • Open dialog meetings

  • Availability of emergency dental care

  • Safe travels

  • Good health


SEEDS TO PASS ON:

How can we share these seeds?

  • Patience

  • Love to my family

  • Hope

  • Forgiveness

  • Compassion

  • Catching up

  • Smiles

  • Raising money for kids who need food over holiday break

  • Supporting friends

  • Love

  • The joy of sharing creativity and love of weaving

  • Being generous with my time for others

  • Kindness for all we meet and those close to us

  • A nice walk in the woods out to the lake

  • Soup and salad with good friends

  • God is present with our family

  • Giving thanks

  • Love to friends

  • I was given three wonderful daughters

  • Love of grandkids

  • Faithfulness

  • Empathy

  • Joy

  • Wonder

  • Use this holiday season to think about joy for us and others

  • Using my platform and talents to strengthen and support others

  • Amazement and gratitude at our good fortune and health

  • Friendship

  • Family visiting

  • Humor

  • Love and patience

  • Take love of God to the world

  • Working on gathering food for kids in need

  • Lucy to visit someone in need

  • Teaching my kids recipes

  • Kind thoughts and words

  • Helping other people when they’re upset

  • Saying thank you for a nice birthday

  • Truth and kindness in hearing it

  • Imagination of everything

  • Spending time with my family

  • Love to my husband

  • Learn to enjoy unstructured time

  • Equity

  • Love and the word of Christ

  • Generosity

  • Unconventional love

  • Christ’s love

  • Supporting family members

  • Love and joy in everything

  • One word - fun!

  • The big joy and love of grandchildren

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