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How, when and why issue an RFP for your Endowment Funds?
ECF has gathered ten Advent resources we wanted to share with you, including calendars and devotions, curriculum, advent activities, and ways to welcome the Christmas visitor to your church.
By ECF Vital Practices
Here is a list of ECFs favorite free Advent resources, including calendars and devotions; Advent wreaths and activities; St. Nicholas Day; and preparing for Christmas visitors at your church.
By Episcopal Church Foundation
Use this graphic as an invitation to your Episcopal church for Advent and Christmas services.
By Saint John's Episcopal Church
The Advent calendar provides a scripture reading and suggested devotion for each day of Advent. Musical settings for an Advent hymn are also available at the website.
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.
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