in Vestry Papers and filtered by Worship, Youth , Buildings and Grounds + 3 other(s)
By Robin Hammeal-Urban
This article shares a model to help leaders manage change, be aware of their own feelings, and help parishioners address their own emotions to support health, wholeness and vitality for years to come.
By Heather Barta
A model being used in the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan helps lay leaders make the shift from full time clergy to working with part time or supply priests.
By Beckett Stokes
Several small congregations in the Diocese of Colorado are growing and thriving as a result of their adoption of a shared leadership model.
By Linda Buskirk
Si su parroquia se pudiera personificar, ¿qué sería, misionera o visionaria?
By Linda Buskirk
When Christ Church in Pensacola began to think about their future, they engaged in a process of strategic thinking. Their goal was to identify their vision and their values, as well as some priorities for strategic action. Linda Buskirk shares their story – and the strategic solutions process – in “A Vision for Impact, Not Just Change.”
By Birdie Blake-Reid as told to Nancy Davidge
Our church is vibrant, alive, and very connected to our community, as well as to The Episcopal Church at the diocesan, provincial, and denominational levels. It hasn’t always been that way...
By Marek Zabriskie
Los estudios revelan que de lejos el factor número uno en el crecimiento de la iglesia y en el desarrollo espiritual es tener un vínculo constante con las Escrituras.
By Greg Syler
La mayordomía lo abarca todo. Es por eso que no tenemos una campaña de mayordomía en St. George’s en Valley Lee, Maryland, la dinámica y creciente feligresía en la que sirvo.
By Jeanie Sablatura y Terry Nathan
En el mundo de hoy, con la decreciente asistencia a las iglesias, las demografías cambiantes de las parroquias y las dificultades económicas, es esencial que todos nosotros optimicemos la mayordomía de los recursos con los que hemos sido bendecidos.
By Dick Kurth
We pushed and pried in private with some vestry members. What were their real attitudes toward “the numbers?”