Generosity Matters is our monthly generous giving mailing.

Editions include:

  • Resources and advice
  • Latest news
  • Stories from parishes
  • Reflections
  • Training opportunities and webinars
  • Ideas for worship and preaching

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December 2021 - In this Advent edition, read all about ways to encourage generosity in the final stages of Advent, and access podcasts from PGS.

November 2021 - In this edition, read all about the new diocesan partnership with Easyfundraising, find out creative ideas in encouraging generosity in Advent, and watch a thank you video from our bishops and archdeacons.

September 2021 - In this special harvest edition, read all about the Diocesan Generosity Week, research articles on charitable giving, and a new national Learning Hub.

August 2021 - In this edition, read all about the upcoming Diocesan Generosity Week, ideas for new church trails, and advice on how to fundraise on Zoom.

June 2021 - As restrictions begin to ease, read all about the new resources of Milo's Money and Generous June, an invitation to become of of our DFAs, and listen back to our interview on BBC Radio York.

April 2021 - As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, take a look at our new advice for safe giving when reopening church buildings, read all about the new digital service from PGS, and access our new resource on giving and mission.

February 2021 - In this edition, read all about contactless giving, ideas to prepare for Lent, and an update on upcoming webinars.

January 2021 PGS Edition - In this special edition of Generosity Matters, read all about the Parish Giving Scheme, watch videos from voices across the diocese sharing their experiences of using the Scheme, and access ideas and advice on how to best promote it in your parish.

Advent 2020 - As we enter the season of Advent, read all about our new resources for Advent and Christmas, book your place on our new webinar series, and explore new contactless giving units for churches.

October 2020 - In this special edition, read all about 'The Generosity Week: Harvest' resource from the national church, as together we mark the festival of harvest.

September 2020 - As we enter into Creationtide and begin to think about Harvest, read all about The Generosity Week: Harvest resource, a story from The People's Pantry, and departing reflections from Adviser David Smallwood.

August 2020 - In this edition, read all about how we can grow in confidence when communicating about generosity, upcoming training events, and an upcoming national resource for the autumn.

July 2020 - In this edition, read all about the Parish Giving Scheme, upcoming training events, and our new Virtual Giving Programmes.