filtered by Leadership
By Rosa Lindahl
Our capacity to move into the future depends on the ability of our congregational leaders to function effectively as a team.
By Scott Evenbeck
Just as the Great Commission—“Go therefore into the world to make disciples of all nations”—does not go into great detail on how exactly to accomplish that mission, so the canons of the Episcopal Church are not particularly specific about the responsibilities of vestries.
By Daniel Vélez Rivera
Mi visión como sacerdote es integrarar comunidades de lenguas y culturas diversas en una sola congregación en la que compartimos el espacio sagrado, la liturgia y la misión cristiana, y a la vez creamos intimidad espiritual en Cristo Jesús.
By Richelle Thompson
Anyone who has played even a small role in congregational leadership knows that change comes glacially in most churches and waiting is part of the process.
By Janie Kirt Morris
Ya sea si su junta parroquial está formada por seis o por dieciséis, los miembros son líderes de la fe de suma importancia en su iglesia. Sin embargo, cuando se trata de reclutar nuevos candidatos, los miembros que finalizan sus funciones a menudo emplean criterios que yo equiparo a izar una bandera roja. ¡Socorro!
By Linda Buskirk
When Christ Church in Pensacola began to think about their future, they engaged in a process of strategic thinking. Their goal was to identify their vision and their values, as well as some priorities for strategic action. Linda Buskirk shares their story – and the strategic solutions process – in “A Vision for Impact, Not Just Change.”
ECF Vital Teams consultant Rosa Lindahl believes a leadership team’s capacity to move into the future depends on its ability to function effectively. What can we, as congregational leaders, do to discuss more openly and honestly the ways in which our relationships with each other could be strengthened and built up?
By Nathan Kirkpatrick
This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of a design process for vestry retreats that will help you make the most of these investments.
By Anne Schmidt and Christopher Ayres
This one hour webinar is designed to present practical tips and considerations for those planning to serve as senior warden for their parish and rector.
This guide is for conducting effective mutual ministry reviews in ones congregation. It was collaboratively developed by the Episcopal Church Foundation, the Episcopal Church Centers Offices for Ministry Development and Deployment and many diocesan representatives.