• The Constituency Model 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 Church. The model can serve as a powerful fundraising and engagement tool for finding donors and volunteers and more deeply engaging those who already contribute time and talent.
  • Organizational Milestones for the Vestry Dust off the Parochial Report to create an impactful organizational timeline.
  • Collaborative Ministry Covenant Documents developed by two congregations who envision a sharing future who have developed a covenant to guide their conversations to explore collaboration.
  • Vital Teams Interview Tool An interview tool to help congregations in a clergy search process identify individuals with strong team leadership skills.
  • Congregational Confidentiality and Release of Info Who has found some good norms for confidentiality? Who has figured out some helpful and healthy practices around confidentiality? Please share them.
  • 2016 Church Leadership Conference: ECF Presentations ECF offered a number of workshops the 2016 Church Leadership Conference: Be Still and Grow. Copies of the presentations and resources are offered below.
  • Vestry Covenants and Norms Every vestry should establish written group norms and a vestry covenant. ECFVP offers examples from Episcopal congregations.
  • Christmas: Sharing the Good News with a Video Want a 1 minute video sharing the message of Christmas that you can personalize for your church to add service times? A gift from your friends at the Acts 8 Movement.
  • Advent Wreath Making and Prayers Originally developed for children and their families, these Advent prayers and reflections were soon shared throughout the congregation.
  • 2015 Advent Devotional Calendar The Advent calendar provides a scripture reading and suggested devotion for each day of Advent. Musical settings for an Advent hymn are also available at the website.