What We CAn Do For You.

We'll Help You Generate Generosity and see your Congregation Through New Eyes... The Eyes of God's Abundance!

Discover Abundance.

Abundant Congregations is a resource development firm working with Christian congregations. If you are considering a capital or annual stewardship appeal, we look forward to forming a partnership and working with you during an incredibly important chapter of your congregation’s life and growth. We’re confident that you will experience joy and delight as you rediscover the abundance of your congregation’s vision for ministry in today’s changing world.

Our Stewardship Solutions:

  • Capital Campaigns
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Strategic Vision Planning
  • Annual Stewardship Programs

"And God is able to provide you with every blessing in abundance, so that by always having enough of everything, you may share abundantly in every good work."

2 Corinthians 9:8

PASTOR DON HAVEN

President & Lead Consultant

Don Haven has served as a congregational pastor and as a capital giving campaign consultant - leading congregations and agencies through journeys of spiritual growth, financial health, and mission expansion. He has helped raise nearly $70 million over the years through inspiring generosity, leading and training leadership teams and building ownership and support in the community for their vision, mission, and ministry goals.

Don has a Certificate of Fund-Raising Management (C.F.R.M.) through the Indiana University School of Philanthropy and completed the training for the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising. He has served as the Lead Pastor of congregations in California, Oregon, and Texas; as the Major Gift Director for Lutheran World Relief; and as a member of the Steering Committee for the ELCA Always Being Made New Campaign.

Pastor Cindy Carroll

Vice President & Consultant

Cindy Carroll has served as a parish pastor and worked in fundraising, marketing, and public relations. Her experience includes: Vice President of Development, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and Development Director, Skagit Valley College. She served as Director for Communication in Northwest Region of the ELCA and in public relations for a national non-profit insurance organization.

Cindy completed the training for the Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising and served on the Steering Committee for the ELCA Always Being Made New Campaign. She has experience in assisting congregations and non-profits to communicate their vision for mission as well as to make it become real and tangible by helping generate the generosity needed to move forward with their dreams.

How WE Work.

The Abundant Congregations Consulting Team has years of experienced leadership and expertise in generating generosity, excitement and support for growing dynamic ministries.
These stewardship solutions happen by:

  • LISTENING carefully to your leaders.
  • WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP with you to creatively design a program
    to meet YOUR needs.
  • GENERATING Excitement and a Spirit of Generosity for your ministry.
  • CELEBRATING God’s Abundance!