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Glen Mitchell

Glen is the Director of Stewardship & Gift Development in the Diocese of New Westminster. He is a member of St. Mary’s Kerrisdale Anglican Church. He leads a group at St. Mary’s who care deeply about human rights and development issues in El Salvador. Glen is a member of the General Synod “Resources for Mission” Committee.

Recent blog posts

Has passing the plate run its course?

April 8th, 2016

Somewhere along the line, we have reduced the totality of our giftedness to money. Has the offering plate run its course?

How will Millennials change the way we give?

February 3rd, 2016

How do we respond to the change that Millennials are bringing to the church? They are children of the information age: shunning chequing accounts for e-transfers, accessing for instant clarification rather than reading through reams of documents in an encyclopedia and touching base with friends via text and Instagram while avoiding telephone land-lines altogether.

Demographic change isn’t coming. It’s here!

December 3rd, 2015

Canada has reached a milestone. For the first time in its nearly 150 year history, the number of seniors is greater than the number of children.

Speaking with newcomers about money

October 6th, 2015

The topic of money or financial stewardship in the church has long been one that raises a sense of fear and trepidation with leaders. How can we raise a thorny issue without appearing to be money grubbing or even worse, turn them off going to church altogether?

Make giving regular, reliable and real

May 27th, 2015

I have a confession to make; I’m not a tither. After you get over the shock that the Director of Stewardship Development for the diocese of Toronto does not set aside ten percent of his gross or net income for the ministry of the church, let me qualify my statement.

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