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Generosity Week

First published on: 16th November 2021

Generosity Week is taking place from Thursday 18 to Wednesday 24 November 2021.

It's a chance to celebrate the joy of God's generosity and launch our new Giving Strategy, which aims to provide a generosity and thankfulness toolkit for churches. 

Generosity and thankfulness are core elements of who we are as Christians. Therefore, as our diocese is implementing ambitious plans to grow it is vital that generosity and thankfulness are at the heart of these as well.

Generosity & Thankfulness Resources

The Generosity Week includes a number of daily resources and films, and many of these materials could be shared with your church’s congregation and local community. Here’s an outline of the week:


• Thursday 18 November
Lifelong generosity and thankfulness within our diocese, with Bishop David Walker and Archdeacon Karen Lund


• Friday 19 November
Generosity of church and Food Cooperative members provides affordable food for people in East Oldham


• Saturday 20 November
A Generosity Prayer read by lay people from across the diocese


• Sunday 21 November
A Service of the Word led by Bishop David and Dean Rogers Govender, with contributions from some of our lay people

• Monday 22 November
Archdeacon Karen Lund will be emailing clergy to highlight the launch of the Generosity Learning Hub, a new web-based resources funded by the national Church


• Tuesday 23 November
How to use easyfundraising to fundraise for your church or other good causes during Black Friday and Christmas, with Roisin Lyons, Partnerships Manager at easyfundraising

• Wednesday 24 November
What next at your church?, Paul Bailey, Diocesan Giving Advisor, highlights the various generosity and thankfulness resources, web pages, and training courses provided by the Gift Aid Lite team


Generosity and Thankfulness Resources

Check out our new web pages on Generosity and Thankfulness

You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all the latest news and content, including a range of videos for you to share in your parish.


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