January 31, 2018
5 Vestry Resources to Start the Year Strong
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This email introduces you to our digest for January, featuring 5 ways to help your newly forming vestry get off to a strong start.
The Vestry Goes On Retreat shares how to make the most of this invaluable time for fruitful work, honest conversations, and relationship building.
Liturgy for Conclusion of Vestry Service shares a short decommissioning service for retiring vestry members.
Commissioning new parish leaders shares a simple liturgy that can be incorporated or adapted for use in your Sunday liturgy.
As a vestry leader, part of your role is communicating with your congregation. How to Write a Reflection shares advice on how to make your piece unique and memorable to your readers.
Basics of Church Financial Reporting – Part 1 shares the basics for writing financial reports and analyzing them correctly to present a clear reflection of a church’s financial health.