in Vestry Papers and filtered by Christian Formation, Change, Administration + 6 other(s)
By Jennifer Miramontes
Faith-based credit unions exist to serve disadvantaged individuals in a community; their members believe that investing within their communities is important. In Credit Unions and Economic Justice, Jennifer Miramontes shares the work of the Episcopal Community Federal Credit Union and its role in creating economic justice.
By Chantal McKinney
As Church, what opportunities can we find in this pandemic? In What Could Being Church Look Like, Post Covid-19, Chantal McKinney tells us that this is the exact time to lean into the very shift our churches are experiencing and to become more intentional about shining a light outside our church buildings. This article is available in English and Spanish.
By Chantal McKinney
Empezamos nuestra comunidad de fe afuera, generando relaciones con gente en sus porches, en los jardines enfrente de sus casas y en sus barrios y tiendas.
By Francisco Garcia
In The Art of Organizing, Francisco Garcia explains the importance of community organizing in the Jesus Movement, some roadblocks we may encounter along the way, and what we can do to begin organizing a movement that reaches beyond the confines of our institutional structures.
By Nicole Seiferth
ECF recently launched a new publication – the Finance Resource Guide. In The Finance Resource Your Vestry Needs, Nicole Seiferth breaks down what the book offers and shares why this is a must-have publication for every transformational vestry.
By Nicole Foster
What does it mean to be the gatekeepers of God’s house? In The Sons of Korah, Nicole Foster examines striking parallels between vestry service and the fearless protectors of God’s temple in 1 Chronicles.
By Meredith Rogers
How can a vestry be transformational in its relationships, particularly with young people in the church? In An Open Letter to Vestry Members From a Youth Minister, Meredith Rogers appeals to church leaders to show up for their youth and children.
By Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows
He llegado a comprender que el rol de un obispo es mayormente mantener a una diócesis sanamente entrelazada.
By Kelly Sundberg Seaman
When two congregations partner to share a rector, there is bound to be a period of change and adjustment. In Thanks to Thursday, Kelly Sundberg Seaman lists specific practices that aided the process, and explains how ECF’s Congregational Leadership Initiative can help your congregation as it did theirs.
By Morris Thompson
How does one cultivate a mentality of change? In Embracing Change, Morris Thompson narrates the experience of the Church of the Mediator in Meridian, Mississippi and their journey of reimagining what it means to be a neighbor with their community.