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How, when and why issue an RFP for your Endowment Funds?
By Jerry Keucher
Use this template for a financial report that is easily understood by all on the vestry.
By Jerry Keucher
How much should your church charge outside groups for short-term use or long-term rent of your space? This worksheet can help with the answer.
By Greg Syler
If you were to analyze giving and pledging trends in your congregation, what trends and patterns would you realize? This worksheet may help you begin this process.
Is there a sure-fire way to set up a planned giving effort from scratch in a congregation? While there's no magic bullet, Jim Murphy, ECF's managing program director for financial resources, recommends these basic steps.
By Tyler D. Schleicher
If parishioners give electronically, how will their offerings get blessed? "I give electronically" cards may be the answer.
Does your congregation also have a school? Here are links to resources developed by the National Association of Episcopal Schools and other resources related to church-school partnerships. https://www.episcopalschools.org/about-naes/mission-purpose
ECF Vital Teams consultant Rosa Lindahl believes a leadership team’s capacity to move into the future depends on its ability to function effectively. What can we, as congregational leaders, do to discuss more openly and honestly the ways in which our relationships with each other could be strengthened and built up?
Trying to remember where you saw that Lenten resource? ECF Vital Practices maintains a curated list of resources created by various faith organizations.
Una entrevista con el Rev. Alberto Cutié realizado por Maria Elvira Salazar sobre las diferencias entre los Católicos Romanos y los Anglicanos. Es una discusión buena sobre la identidad y espiritualismo de la Iglesia Episcopal.