Event Summary

Our Annual Event

What is the Annual Celebration of Generosity

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The Celebration of Generosity is an experience that brings people from around the country together to consider what it means to be entrusted with wealth, experience the joy of generosity, and excel in the grace of giving.

These events are designed to help Christians view generosity from God's perspective. As believers blessed by God with both spiritual and material riches, you will hear biblical teaching and personal stories from givers who have experienced the joy of giving to Kingdom causes. You will have an opportunity to exchange ideas and concerns with your peers, as well as to consider how your giving will impact eternity.

No solicitation of any kind occurs at Generous Giving events. If you already have an eagerness or capacity for generosity, you will leave this conference affirmed in your spiritual calling as a giver and excited to continue on your journey.

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Speakers

Andy Crouch

Executive Editor of Christianity Today

Nancy Ortberg

CEO, Transforming the Bay with Christ

Bryan Loritts

Lead Pastor, Abundant Life Christian Fellowship

Venue and Accommodations

The Broadmoor is the host hotel for the Celebration of Generosity. Generous Giving has arranged a discounted group rate of $255 per night during the conference. Please make your reservation prior to April 1, 2018; reservations made after this date will be subject to availability. To make arrangements for your lodging, please call The Broadmoor directly at (855) 634-7711.

The Broadmoor Colorado Springs, CO  Phone: (855) 634-7711

Travel Details The hotel is easily accessed from the Colorado Springs Airport (COS), or the Denver International Airport (DEN).  Plan on a 25-minute drive from the Colorado Springs Airport or a 90 minute drive from the Denver International Airport.

Schedule

3:30PM
Registration opens
5:30PM
Welcome Reception
6:00PM
Dinner & Opening Session followed by Dessert Reception

7:30AM
Prayer Time (optional)
8:00AM
Buffet Breakfast & General Session
10:00AM
Break
10:30AM
Mid-morning Program
12:00PM
Lunch
1:30PM
Breakout Sessions with optional Free Time
6:00PM
Dinner & General Session followed by Dessert Reception

8:00AM
Prayer Time (optional)
8:30AM
Continental Breakfast & General Session
11:00AM
Brunch
12:00PM
Conference concludes

Testimonials

"The reason that we come year after year is that we always leave inspired. There's no pressure to give to a specific organization, just encouragement to give hilariously and live life to the fullest. It's a contagious disease we are happy to contract every time we attend a Generous Giving event." — Martha and Tony
"Thanks! This was one of the best — if not the best — weekends like this I have ever attended. I am leaning into the Spirit’s leading in my life, in a large part because of hanging out with these good people." — Doug
"I'm seeing generosity as a gift from God and not an obligation." — Samantha
"Talking with others openly about God's heart for wealth and stewardship is freeing. This event has created new categories for me that have greatly impacted my journey with Christ." — Jonathan
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Celebration of Generosity FAQ

  • Who should attend the annual Celebration of Generosity event?
    The audience primarily consists of affluent Christians (individuals and couples of all ages, sometimes accompanied by their pastors, hosts or advisors). Most are eager to learn from God's Word, reflect on their personal giving habits, and discuss them informally with their peers. This is a safe environment for those entrusted with much to dialogue openly around the topic of giving. It can be difficult for this dialogue to happen when there are professional ministry people in the room, who may eventually ask another guest for money (or be perceived as such), or when those who are struggling financially are present.
  • Can I attend as a Ministry Leader?
    Ministry leaders are encouraged to attend with their key donors; pastors are invited to attend with their key church members; and professional advisors are welcome to attend with their clients. Ministry leaders, pastors, and professional advisors are welcome to register when they have three giving units (an individual or couple count as one giving unit). No solicitation of any kind is permitted at Generous Giving events. Ministry leaders and advisors may not collect contact information from other conference participants nor may they distribute business cards or other materials for the purposes of solicitation.
  • What is the conference attire?
    Recommended dress for the general sessions and meals is business casual. Coats and ties are not required for the conference, yet we recommend that gentlemen wear a coat to dinner Friday evening.
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