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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.
Two easy and free tools to make scheduling a meeting and doing sign-ups online much easier and more flexible for everyone involved.
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.
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?
Does your congregation think about and talk about stewardship only during the annual funding campaign? If so, you’re missing year-round opportunities for formation. Not sure how to start? These two tools may help.
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.
The "Blessed to Be a Blessing" stewardship reflection series is designed to complement and support congregations during their annual giving campaigns
This timeline for stewardship campaigns shows how to structure year-round planning in order to increase the success of a parishs annual pledge drive.