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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 Richelle Thompson
A story about the importance of having, and knowing how to use, an AED – Automated External Defibrillator.
By Donald Romanik and Jerry Keucher
The way your parish spends money is directly linked to mission and ministry and a key indication of your congregation’s identity.
By Lisa Kimball and Kyle Oliver
So your vestry has a handle on the financials. But how are you doing as leaders and stewards of your churchs faith formation ministries?
By Anne Schmidt and Christopher Ayres
This one hour webinar is designed to present practical tips and considerations for those planning to serve as senior warden for their parish and rector.
By Nathan Kirkpatrick
This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of a design process for vestry retreats that will help you make the most of these investments.
By David Vryhof, SSJE
Using the monastic Rule of Life as a guide, Br. David Vryhof shares how vestries and other leaders can develop a covenant to both form and function well as a group.
By Greg Syler
Sharing Audits describes ways to team up with neighboring churches to conduct an audit that may not only be less expensive, but might also be more useful.
By Tyler D. Schleicher
La vida de un tesorero de iglesia es dura… lo sé por experiencia propia. El haber sido tesorero de St. Anne’s en Ankeny, Iowa, desde 2002 hasta fines de 2011, me enseñó las dificultades del rol. Durante ese tiempo probé un número de cosas para facilitar mi trabajo, principalmente porque no sabía lo que estaba haciendo (mi única experiencia antes de ser tesorero había sido hacer cuadrar mi chequera), pero también porque sabía que tenía que haber un método más sencillo.
By Erin Weber-Johnson
Opinions vary as to whether or not ordained leaders of faith communities should be familiar with what parishioners are pledging. Erin Weber-Johnson reached out to her church campaign colleagues and asked them to share their experiences, pro and con.