filtered by Administration, Evangelism, Discernment + 2 other(s)
By Mike Chalk
Every so often the leadership of a congregation decides that it is necessary to spend some valuable time discerning what needs to be addressed.
By Jerry Keucher
The Discernment phase of a capital campaign is as important as either the Feasibility Study or the Solicitation phase, and it is a unique part of ECF’s capital campaign method.
By Linda Buskirk
In this time of returning back to ordinary activities, it is a good time to be asking why are we here?
By Alan Bentrup
Evangelism isn’t about music. It isn’t about liturgy. It isn’t about church politics. It sure isn’t about clergy. It’s about Jesus. And everything else is secondary.
By Melissa Rau
This month we offer five resources on discipleship. Please share this digest with new members of your vestry and extend an invitation to subscribe to ECF Vital Practices to receive Vestry Papers and the monthly digest.
By Mary Kate Wold
Learn more about the Church Pension Group before General Convention.
By Annette Buchanan
When was the last time a delegation of 5 or more people from your church attended an event that addressed an area of vital importance to your congregation?
By Alan Bentrup
And sometimes, it’s the everyday moments when we’re encouraged to share the love of Christ. These past two weeks have provided me some out-of-the-ordinary ways to practice evangelism.
By Linda Puckett
Linda Puckett lists the primary responsibilities of anyone who is tasked with managing the finances of a church.
By Greg Syler
An analogous question comes up in my own work across the church and with membership and leadership development. Should the rector be a member of the vestry? Should the rector run the vestry meetings?