March 15, 2017
ECF’s 5 Ideas for Better Church Meetings
How can we meet better? This month we offer five resources to help your vestry or other church group have more engaging and productive meetings. Please share this digest with new members of your vestry and extend an invitation to subscribe to ECF Vital Practices’ to receive Vestry Papers and the monthly digest.
Is too much time taken up on routine business? “The Consent Calendar” introduces this tool and how it can be used with your vestry or other group.
Using tools adapted from the tradition of movement building and community organizing, “Running a Holy and Effective Meeting” offers practical guidance for your congregation.
“Break with a Purpose: How to Make the Most of your Next Meeting” shares how leaders can use breaks not only to give an energy boost, but also as time for cultivating relationships and team building.
“Simplify Scheduling and Sign-Ups” shares two easy and free tools to make scheduling a meeting and doing sign-ups online much easier and more flexible for everyone involved.