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How, when and why issue an RFP for your Endowment Funds?
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.
Earth Day resources for congregations focusing on liturgy, green congregations and climate change, and church gardens.
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.
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?
In the face of devastating loss, what are some of the key things a church community needs to do?
A Service of The Holy Eucharist and Healing A Ritual of Reconciliation developed as part of ‘Holy Conversations,’ a process developed in the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington to help congregations paralyzed by conflict, anger, grief, and/or fear begin the healing process necessary for them to live fully into their ministry.
Every parish has the potential of a devastating disaster. Are you prepared? These resources may help.
The Genesis Covenant challenges faith institutions to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions of their facilities by 50% in ten years. The Getting Started Guide will help parishes take action on this important goal.
Is the possibility of a church merger being considered as part of your growth strategy? This resource may help...