in Vestry Papers and filtered by Christian Formation, Change, Clergy Transition + 1 other(s)
By Kimberlee Auletta and Sarah Kooperkamp
Kimberlee Auletta and Sarah Kooperkamp are co-Priests-in-charge at their parish and share how it allows for more time to truly live into their ministry and personal lives.
By Jenny Shutt
Jenny Shutt shares her experience of successfully creating and maintaining a Facebook page for her small church.
By Martha Goodwill
Martha Goodwill shares some benefits churches can have through their diocese, like being a part of a strong peer network and learning from each other’s best practices.
By Jay Sidebotham
Jay Sidebotham shares the role of leaders – both lay and clergy – in building more meaningful discipleship.
By Kelly Sundberg Seaman
Kelly Sundberg Seaman shares her experience of becoming full-time, the many benefits it brought her and her congregations.
By Greg Syler
With his own job about to change, Greg Syler explores what the role of a rector is from perceived expectations to the church-wide Canons.
By Donald V. Romanik
What will our Episcopal church look like in 100 years? Numbers and trends suggest a drastic makeover is in order. In New Leadership for a Changing Church, ECF President Donald V. Romanik, alerts us to the swiftly changing landscape, and shares how church leaders can work together to secure our future.
By Nancy Davidge
#EvenTalk offers an opportunity to bring people into deeper relationship using social media.
By Betsy Fisher
St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Amenia Union, New York was a parish of 16 when priest Elizabeth Fisher accepted their call 10 years ago. “Inspired by the Mustard Seed” shares the story of a tiny church with a mission to do great things who, by using the gifts provided by God, continue to do great things.
By David Paulsen; Introduction by Nancy Davidge
In 2012, neighbors believed the church was closed. It wasn’t. Four years later, there are visible signs of life at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. “Peace Garden” by David Paulsen, with an introduction by Nancy Davidge, tells the story of St. Alban’s most visible ministry, one that is causing the phone to ring and people to stop in.