Generosity Week in the Diocese of Leeds is usually held during the last week of September although 2023 dates are still to be confirmed.
Generosity Week is an annual event where we invite your church to explore God’s generosity through eight days of service and worship materials. Together we reflect on God’s generosity to us and explore how we can grow generosity in our churches. Developing a generous culture is essential for enabling our churches to have a sustainable and growing ministry and we hope that by the end of Generosity Week you’ll have a deeper understanding of God’s generosity towards us and how we can live more generously in our daily lives.
You can run Generosity Week in your church to coincide with your Harvest Festival. As churches celebrate Harvest at different times this could be at any time between August to October. But if that doesn't work for you, don't let it put you off. We are called to be generous 365 days a year, so run it whenever suits you!
Follow this link to find resources which your church might use during Generosity Week 2023 or at any time of the year
- Generosity Week Newsletter
- Living Faith Materials
- Generosity Week Podcasts
- Resources for Children and Young People
- Marketing Resources
- Engaging with the community
- Weekly Service Material
A Generosity Fika
In Swedish culture, a fika is a break from activity during which people drink coffee, eat cakes or other light snacks, and relax with others. A Generosity Fika is a half day programme, for small groups to explore God's generosity to us, biblical generosity and generosity around the world. Through short films, reflections and discussion we can be inspired and encouraged to live more generous lives. Fikas can be an enormously effective way of developing a generous culture within your church.
You can run a Generosity Fika in your church and we have a handbook to help guide you through your session. You will need to download the following resources:
Generosity Fika Facilitator's Handbook
Generosity Fika Participant's Handbook
Generosity Fika Reflections
Generosity Fika PowerPoint