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A series of activities to help your leadership do a comprehensive review of all activities, ministries and programs of your church.
La planificación estratégica tiene dos propósitos: la acción de buscar la Voluntad de Dios para el ministerio de la feligresía y la decisión de ejecutar lo que se ha discernido con fe.
Is your congregation prepared for a crisis? Do you have a written, easy to access guide for dealing with a crisis? Are your staff and congregational leaders familiar with/trained to deal with a crisis should it arise?
Resources on ECF Fellow Rosa Lindahl Mallow's innovative work in Florida to merge three very different congregations into one: large suburban, Latino storefront, and small financially struggling.
Strategic Solutions is a program offering facilitation and assistance for congregations, dioceses, and Episcopal schools to envision and fund future ministries.
It’s no secret. Parish budgets usually aren’t dynamic or compelling. They’re a series of numbers trapped in straight lines. Context is everything. In the right context, those numbers are the legend to a map: Where did we come from? Where are we going? How far have we come?
A tool for congregational leaders who are considering hiring a consultant - or professional resource - to assist them in reaching their goals.
RenewalWorks grew out of the Diocese of Chicagos Episcopal Spiritual Life Renewal Program. Facilitator Clarence Langdon describes the process developed for congregations.
In this new era the vestry and all leader groups will seek to give the congregation the gift of missional leadership. The governance functions in this agenda are concentrated, allowing greater time for the development of an atmosphere of discipleship formation in the church so that the people will be equipped to serve the world in the Name of Christ.
Do you know your congregations statistics? Information is available: use this data to enhance your knowledge about your diocese, congregation, and local community.