Stewardship

 

Stewardship

“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” (1 Peter 4:10)
 Everything we have is a gift from God. Our time, our talents, and our financial resources are not our own, but God’s. Stewardship is an understanding of the heart that everything we have is a gift from God which we should use to help others.
 
Time

“To everything there is a reason, and a time for every purpose under heaven”  (Ecclesiastes 3:1)
When we steward time well, we use it responsibly.  Your time is your unique gift to share God’s love with others.  

Talent

“You have a gift. You have a talent. Find your gift. Find your talent. And use it. You can make life better in this world just by letting your light shine and by doing your part.” Sr. Thea Bowman

Treasure

 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” (Matthew 6:21)
Our deepest reason for giving is not because our parish has needs, but because we have a spiritual need to give. We are called to give God from our first fruits, and to recognize that everything comes from Him. Our gifts to God should be out of faith and gratitude for what God has done for us. 
 

Earth Stewardship

Immaculate Conception has partnered up with Seattle Public Utilities to provide recycle and food compost bins in our Jean Moran Hall.  Parishioners and visitors are encouraged to use the proper bin for food waste, recyclable and non-recyclable items.  Please note the posters and signs throughout the hall. 

Remember:

Green Bins = compost (food wastes, compostable paper items such as paper towels and food containers) - Immaculate prides itself in using compostable paper plates and utensils at our Parish sponsored events.  These items can be emptied into the compost bins.

Blue Bins = recyclables (non-food soiled items, aluminum foil, newspapers, soda pop cans, plastic water bottles, jars, etc.)

Black Bins = garbage (everything else not listed above)

For a complete guide on what items goes where, please visit King County's website by clicking here.