Orthodox Christian Stewardship is a way of life, which acknowledges accountability, reverence, and responsibility before God. A primary goal of Stewardship is to promote spiritual growth and strengthen faith. An Orthodox Christian Steward is an active participant in the life of the Church. The parish encourages all who accept the Orthodox Faith to become practicing Stewards. Becoming a Steward begins when we believe in God, to whom we give our love, loyalty and trust and act on those beliefs. Stewardship calls on the faithful to cheerfully offer back to God a portion of the gifts with which they have been blessed.
To become a Steward of Holy Trinity, we ask that you fill out a commitment pledge card every year.
You may do this by submitting a Holy Trinity Stewardship Form.
PayPal DONATIONS and STEWARDSHIP:
For a single and recurring monthly donations, simply click the "Donate" button below. From there, you will be taken to PayPal's website where you can make a gift via your bank account, debit card, or credit card (nearly all forms of credit cards are accepted). If you would prefer, there is an option to have your donation go to a specific purpose: General Donation, Stewardship, Candles, etc. If there is any information you want noted about the donation, please add it under the area marked "Write a note (Optional)."
Traditional methods, (checks, money orders, etc) can be made out and sent to:
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
900 6th Street
Sioux City, IA 51104
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT STEWARDSHIP
What does it mean to be a Steward of the parish?
Membership in the Orthodox Church begins at baptism (Chrismation for some) and continues thorughout our life. We are united with Christ through the sacraments, or mysteries, of the Church and through our faithful offering of our entire selves to Jesus Christ. Our Archdiocese requires each parish to distinguish between voting members and non-voting members. A voting member is over 18 years of age and turns in a signed stewardship commitment card, committing a portion of time, talent and treasure to the Church. The Archdiocese also requires the voting member to remain current through the year on their commitments. Keep in mind that true membership in the Body of Christ involves living according to His word and within the Church.
Why must I commit to give a specific amount?
Please keep in mind that your stewardship of money is kept in the strictest of confidence. However, we do compile the amounts anticipated to better plan our budget.
What if I cannot fulfill my stewardship commitment?
During the course of a year, circumstances change. Your stewardship is valued because it is made out of your love for God and His Church. Please do not be concerned if you are unable to meet your stewardship commitment – we are glad you are a part of this parish.