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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 Alan Bentrup
How does your parish engage with its surrounding community?
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 Robert Hendrickson
So this will be a short post as we are in the throes of packing and the movers come later this morning – but I had one of those experiences that puts a few things in perspective.
By Kyle Oliver
Research on nonprofit fundraising suggests that as donor age decreases, the prevalence of the following donor questions increases: (1) Can I give online? and (2) How is my money making a difference?
By P. Joshua Griffin
What are the theological implications of The Age of the Human? What forms of our life-together as a global Anglican communion are already well adapted to an age of planetary uncertainty, instability, and risk?
By Geoffrey Tristram, Sociedad de San Juan Evangelista
En el cuarto capítulo de la Regla de la Sociedad de San Juan Evangelista expresamos cómo y por qué entendemos que todos los seres humanos estamos llamados a vivir juntos en comunidad: “En comunidad somos testigos de la naturaleza social de la vida humana como lo quiso nuestro Creador. Todo los seres humanos llevan consigo la imagen del Dios trino y no han sido creados para estar separados y asilados.” Todos nosotros, los seres humanos, estamos llamados a compartir en comunidades de diferentes índoles y todos hemos sido hechos a imagen y semejanza de Dios. Y Dios es comunidad: “El verdadero ser de Dios es comunidad: el Padre, el Hijo y el Espíritu son uno en el amor y el dar de sí mismos recíprocamente.”
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 Chris Harris
We hear it all the time: You need to be doing year round stewardship! But how do we engage the topic of money in a way that is fun, engaging and deeply spiritual?
By Jerry Keucher and Jim Murphy
Building on how Jesus challenged us to consider proper use of our resources, this webinar will offer a broad overview of the most important aspects of parish finance and will share how your parish can improve in this vital aspect of its mission.