For many years churches have passed round a bag or plate during a service to collect offerings of money. It is probably fair to say that the reasons for doing this are little understood by the average congregation.
The passing of bags or plates can imply that what is being sought is a spontaneous cash contribution towards the church’s running expenses. Yet the purpose of the offering is far deeper than this, and should be an integral part of the act of collective worship. Reimagining the Offertory offers resources to help parishes enable their offering to move closer to becoming both a joyful act of worship and a committed part of discipleship. Within this pack you will find:
Click here for the full resource or select individual pages on the left.
We’ve produced a short video to introduce this important topic: