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By Pickett Wall
In times of fear and uncertainty, the church is our unchanging foundation. In What Happens When Soccer Practice Comes Back? Pickett Wall ponders how we will continue to be community and share our stories when this season of crisis ends.
By David Peters
As we meet more and more in digital spaces, how are we expressing ourselves on social media? In Be Weird, Be True, David Peters encourages us to embrace the vulnerable, weird and joyful parts of our personality as we share our story with the world.
By Jemonde Taylor
How are icons different from images? In Icons: One Thousand Painted Prayers, Jemonde Taylor delves into the world of spiritual iconography and explains how powerfully expressive icons can be in revealing the divine to us and in us.
By Edgar Giraldo
What does church look like when the communications ministry is viewed as an investment and not an expense? In The Heart of Church is Mission, Edgar Giraldo shares ways the Diocese of Puerto Rico uses communications as a way to further mission.
By Charis Bhagianathan
The desire to communicate, to reach out, to share our story and hear those of others has never been greater. What is your story and how are you telling it? What does telling our story mean for us as church, even now, when church looks so different? In this issue, we highlight examples of telling our story as church – a church that is evolving, expressing and inspiring every day.
By Greg Syler
Why can’t a group of great people grow their church? Greg Syler posits that it might have to do with the Vestry. Please see below for more.
By ECFVP Editorial Team
Below you will find resources we’ve gathered from across the Church, designed to inform and support us through the current COVID-19 pandemic.
By Greg Syler
In our latest blog, Greg Syler gives us his top ten biggest technology shifts that he’s seen as a parish priest and the impact these technologies have had. See if you agree with his list.
By Linda Buskirk
Linda Buskirk addresses a common issue in church architecture – that often it’s not built to be welcome to people of all abilities. In our latest blog, she recommends steps to remedy such situations.
By Annette Buchanan
Annette Buchanan tackles vestry shortfalls in communication and knowledge. Here she shares her church’s recommendations for a strong, transparent vestry.