in Vestry Papers and filtered by Christian Formation, Change, Administration + 2 other(s)
By Martha Goodwill
Its valuable for congregational leaders to have – and practice – good internal controls. Martha Goodwill offers four specific actions every congregation should adopt.
By Phyllis Jones
Phyllis Jones offers descriptions of the three most popular packages in the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey and shares what congregations should consider when making this decision.
By Tyler D. Schleicher
As a new treasurer, Tyler Schleicher quickly discovered that he needed to get up to speed quickly and, at the same time, find ways to make the role more manageable .
By Birdie Blake-Reid as told to Nancy Davidge
Our church is vibrant, alive, and very connected to our community, as well as to The Episcopal Church at the diocesan, provincial, and denominational levels. It hasn’t always been that way...
By Mike Michie and Clay Lein
Mike Michie and Clay Lein have been successful church planters with thriving congregations. They share the three tenets they follow to have committed and empowered leaders.
By Marek Zabriskie
Los estudios revelan que de lejos el factor número uno en el crecimiento de la iglesia y en el desarrollo espiritual es tener un vínculo constante con las Escrituras.
Alberto Cutié comparte diferencias clave en el gobierno entre la Iglesia Episcopal y de la Iglesias Católica Romana. Disponible en español e Inglés.
By Sandra Clark Kolb
As a vestry member during a change in ordained leadership you play a critical role in making the transition a healthy one. Both the change and the transition need to be managed. Returning to the example of Moses we used last month, here are some additional steps to take as the process unfolds.
By Sandra Clark Kolb
Change in ordained leadership in a congregation creates a time of both challenge and opportunity. As a vestry member you play a critical role in making the transition a healthy one.
By Jim Sell
Thou shalt…encourage more lay leadership. All too often, the last rector might have simply found it easier to “do it him/herself.”