filtered by Clergy Transition, Buildings and Grounds, Christian Formation + 2 other(s)
By Donald Romanik
One of the most difficult things to do in any work setting is letting someone go. In Firing an Employee the Right Way, Donald Romanik tackles termination in a church context, suggesting ways to avoid unnecessary conflict and to minimize the negative impact it can have on all parties.
By Hope Eakins
What are best practices for periods of transition? In Good Transitions, Hope Eakins shares lessons from her experience as an Interim rector, offering suggestions for both congregations and priests on how to be open to change, and to transform periods of transition into opportunities for spiritual growth.
By Nathan Kirkpatrick
Can inexperience be a desirable quality in a candidate? In Would You Hire a Job Candidate with an Unconventional Background?, Nathan Kirkpatrick examines how we typically fill leadership roles in the Church, and asks us to consider the more unlikely candidate who may be able to do the truly transformative work we desire.
By Charis Bhagianathan
ECFVP Editor Charis Bhagianathan introduces the May 2018 issue of Vestry Papers featuring resources on clergy and lay transitions.
By Greg Syler
Following his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Jesus stayed in the city.
By Richelle Thompson
I’ll be the first to admit: I don’t always want to start our leadership meetings with Bible study.
By Annette Buchanan
What if collectively as congregations we agreed to rid ourselves of bad habits and engage in new practices that enhance the overall life of our church?
By Sarah Lamming
Sarah Lamming comparte la historia de Martha, una líder inesperada que se transforma por su creciente compromiso en el trabajo de su iglesia.
By Sarah Lamming
Sarah Lamming shares the story of Martha, an unexpected leader who is transformed by her growing engagement in the work of her church.
By Sandra Montes
Sandra Montes comparte ejemplos de congregaciones que están llegando al desafío de hacer que su junta parroquial refleje la diversidad de su congregación.