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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.
A social media content calendar example
ECF is sharing six valuable resources to help strengthen your leadership teams and get your Church in shape this New Year.
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.
A short decommissioning service for retiring vestry members.
The Constituency Model consists of concentric circles that represent levels of connection an organization’s constituents have to an organization. I have modified the model to fit the structure and life of the Episcopal Church. The model can serve as a powerful fundraising and engagement tool for finding donors and volunteers and more deeply engaging those who already contribute time and talent.
By Greg Syler
Documents developed by two congregations who envision a sharing future who have developed a covenant to guide their conversations to explore collaboration.
Every vestry should establish written group norms and a vestry covenant. ECFVP offers examples from Episcopal congregations.