meet congregational challenges
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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 o…
A short decommissioning service for retiring vestry members.
When it's time for vestry elections, do members know what the role requires? Use this sample job description as a basis for naming the responsibilities for vestry members in your congregation.
The Constituency Model consists of concentric circles that represent levels of connection an organization’s constituents have to an organization. I have modified the model to fit the structure and life of the Episcopal…
An interview tool to help congregations in a clergy search process identify individuals with strong team leadership skills.
ECF offered a number of workshops the 2016 Church Leadership Conference: Be Still and Grow. Copies of the presentations and resources are offered below.
Every vestry should establish written group norms and a vestry covenant. ECFVP offers examples from Episcopal congregations.