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Templates & Resources

The Diocese is here to serve you and your parish community. All Stewardship documents and templates that are used throughout the year can be found in this Starter Kit. The documents are downloadable and customizable for your parish family.

Contact Diana Liska, Director of Stewardship, for information on how to use the documents or answer any questions.

Renewal Resources

Detailed Renewal Weekends
Pastor Letter – Introduction to Commitment Weekend

Pastor Letter – Thank You from Pastor to All Participants
Follow up letter for Unreturned Commitment Cards
Stewardship Songs

Commitment Card Template – English
Commitment Card Template – Spanish
Commitment Card Customization Expectations
Diocesan Printing – Pricing Sheet


Lay Witness Resources

Invitation to Speak
Guide for Speakers Elements of an Effective Talk
Student (written example)
Married Couple (written example)

The Power of Stories in Stewardship Renewal (Diocese of Dodge City)

Video 1    Video 2   Video 3   Video 4   Video 5


Hands nurturing a plant

Ministry Fair

Upcoming Ministry Fair
Tips for Planning
Invitation to Ministry Leaders to Help Plan Fair
Follow-Up Guidelines for Ministry Leaders



Annual Stewardship Ministry Evaluation Form
Script for Updating Ministry Information - Holy Family
Organizational Template for All Ministries - Holy Family
New Ministry Request Form


Bulletin Announcements

Stewardship Announcements by Month (Insert one in the bulletin each week for Stewardship awareness.)



Template A
Template B
Interview Questions to Ask Parishioners for Newsletter Articles

Good Shepherd Newsletter 
Immaculate Conception Newsletter


Annual Stewardship Report

Annual Parish Report Template
Annual Parish Report Template (Publisher file)
Annual Parish Report Guidelines/Tips on How to Make a Successful Report


Helpful Templates

Prayers of the Faithful (Year round, by month: Use a different one each week)
Bulletin Tips – How to Make Your Bulletin a Masterpiece




Diana LiskaDiana Liska
Director of Stewardship & Parish Relations
Cell: 312-919-3764

Paula ParrishPaula K. Parrish, CFRE
Executive Director of Advancement Foundation


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