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By Callie Swanlund
The Rev. Callie Swanlund will lead us in an interactive webinar, drawing on her work as a faith leader and a Certified Daring Way Facilitator in the work of Dr. Brené Brown.
By Linda Buskirk
Yes, this is a time to refrain from embracing. But what else does this scary time of COVID-19 offer to those in church leadership?
By Greg Syler
Why can’t a group of great people grow their church? Greg Syler posits that it might have to do with the Vestry. Please see below for more.
By Jason Smith
Jason Smith outlines how to set up an online giving system that will be helpful during a time of virtual worship services, when people arent present to pass the plate.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
Lisa G. Fischbeck explores an overlay between authentic acting and church in our latest blog. Being open to the spontaneous and being able to move in and out of a variety of roles are vital practices for good actors as they are for faithful living.
By Alan Bentrup
But God asks us to go deeper. God asks us to be different. God asks us to see and engage with the “other,” the “enemy,” and the “opponent,” as a child of God.
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 Linda Buskirk
Regardless of what we expected, this is our reality, hope and joy. Anxieties, disappointments, grief, fears and tragic mistakes are real and heavy, but they cannot overcome this light of Christ that shines from God’s heart into our own.
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we offer five resources for Christmas reflections.
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.