The Stewardship Committee is responsible to the congregation for encouraging and enabling members to make optimum use of their time, talents, and treasure for the benefit of God’s kingdom and for Carmel.

Special giving opportunities throughout the year are the One Great Hour of Sharing special collection during Lent, the Peace & Global Missions in September and October, and Christmas Joy during Advent. These special offerings help alleviate natural and man-made disasters worldwide.

The committee runs an estimate of giving campaign in late fall, also frequently referred to as pledging for the following year, to fund the carefully constructed balanced budget for mission giving, salaries, property maintenance, and program costs.

Throughout the year suggestions are made to keep God’s world safe for insects, animals, fish, and humans by safely recycling and eliminating plastic pollution.