LIVE with Bonnie Ives Marden, Thursday, Dec 9, 2021

Bonnie Ives Marden is a stewardship practitioner, specializing in leadership empowerment and financial accountability. Author of Church Finances for Missional Leaders: Best Practices in Financial Stewardship (2019), she brings technical experience and cultural awareness to the spiritual and temporal aspects of church financial stewardship.

Bonnie has provided leadership to numerous capital campaigns, including Imagine No Malaria, and teaches donor cultivation (Cultivating the Craft of Asking) and conflict transformation (Conflict as a Means of Grace). She speaks and teaches nationally on our relationship with money. In 2018, she launched MYTE Ministries, where she offers her skills as a trainer, facilitator, and consultant/mentor in the areas of leadership, stewardship, conflict, and organizational development. She focuses in this work on congregations (UMC, UCC, Presbyterian, ELCA, and Baptist) and personal finance mentoring.


Bonnie has guest lectured on church administration, stewardship, and conflict transformation at Boston University’s School of Theology and numerous theological and denominational foundations. She holds a double BA in economics and political science from Tufts University, and certificates in mediation and trauma from Eastern Mennonite and Lombard Mennonite Universities. She is a certified faculty member of the Creating A Culture of Renewal program.

Her work has been published by Leading Ideas at the Lewis Center of Wesley Seminary; the Ecumenical Stewardship Center’s Giving Magazine; and the former Alban Institute’s periodical, Congregations.

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Book Overview Handout

Graphic from our presentation today.

1st Question of the participants from the Session -

“What was your first job and what were the values that you picked up, developed, received from that experience?”


2nd Question of the participants from the Session -

“What something you discovered or celebrate from our discussion?"


Bonnie's Email Address

bonnie@myteministries.org


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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ZOOM CHAT:

“What was your first job and what were the values that you picked up, developed, received from that experience?”

Rev. Dr. Kim McLean - The value of consistent work - the value of persistent “small” work

Rev. Toi King - Penny said she learned presentation skills.

Lucretia Campbell - She learned organization, the value of Money,

Rev. Dr. Paula Smith - Customer service, presentation, organization, value of money

Rev. Dr. Kim McLean - I do the “set the check on the desk” thing, too! Like I don’t deserve it.


“What something you discovered or celebrate from our discussion?"

Rev. Dr. Kim McLean - Discovered: I need to talk about this more and do some journal work

Rev. Dr. Paula Smith - Alternative, non threatening ways to speak about money

Rev. Dr. Kim McLean - Celebrate: God’s provision.

Lucretia Campbell - Celebrating what we all bring!

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