filtered by Buildings and Grounds, Christian Formation, Discernment + 1 other(s)
By Jay Sidebotham
Building up leaders who can get people moving and create a culture of discipleship in their communities requires intentional work. In Leading for Discipleship, Jay Sidebotham explains how important it is for leaders to be committed to discipleship to be able to propel their congregations forward on this important journey.
By Janet Lombardo
Communities often get tied up by their buildings, unwilling to see that new life can be had when we free ourselves from their constraints.
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 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 Greg Syler
Following his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Jesus stayed in the city.
By Linda Puckett
Linda Puckett lists the primary responsibilities of anyone who is tasked with managing the finances of a church.