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By Dick Kurth
We pushed and pried in private with some vestry members. What were their real attitudes toward “the numbers?”
By Nancy Davidge
Highly functioning, fruitful vestries are built on transparency and respect.
Este recurso incluye una descripcion del trabajo para todos los miembros de la Junta Parroquial. También incluye descripciones específicas para el Guardián Mayor, el Guardián Menor, el tesorero y el secretario. Este recurso proviene de La Guía de Recursos para la Junta Parroquial, disponible por la Fundación de la Iglesia Episcopal. Si desea una copia de este recurso, póngase en contacto c...
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 Peter Strimer
¿Intenta su junta parroquial hacer todo a la vez en reuniones mensuales en las que todo lo que enfrenta la iglesia se saca a relucir y discute? ¿Se improvisan casi todas las ideas? ¿O se presentan como comentarios considerados respaldados por buena información?
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.”
By Gary Gleason
"Why should we spend a year trying to get a new minister? I could fill this job in about a week!" the vestry member proclaimed. "Yes," I replied, "but its not a good idea."
By Loren Mead
“I really had a bad experience my first time on the vestry,” Anne said to me. Of course that upset me — in my years as a pastor I really did all I could, especially with my senior warden, to make our work as a vestry EFFECTIVE, first, but also enjoyable. Indeed, I hoped vestry persons would have some fun.
By Donald Peeler
It is truly unfortunate when a vestry gathers in retreat to address only the mundane business that confronts every parish.