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By Audra Abt
In our latest blog, Audra Abt encourages us to cultivate real relationships with people marked by the brutalities of systemic injustice.
By ECFVP Editorial Team
Below you will find resources we’ve gathered from across the Church, designed to inform and support us through the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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 Linda Buskirk
Linda Buskirk shares three ideas on how to use the time during Lent to breathe some life into your stewardship ministry.
By Greg Syler
Greg Syler reminds us that Jesus says very clearly in John 12:44-50: “I do not judge anyone who hears my words and does not keep them, for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.” In our blog, Greg explores a worrying perception among young non-Christians (nones) that Christians are judgmental. What would it take to change their minds?
By Richelle Thompson
In our latest blog, Richelle Thompson tells the story of the Good Book Club. In 2018, Forward Movement organized the initiative and brought in partner organizations from across the Episcopal Church. For the first year, they read the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts. Last year they read Paul’s letter to the Romans and their mailing list doubled. This year, the Good Book Club focuses on the Gospel of John and another 3,000 people have joined the weekly email list.
By Annette Buchanan
In our latest blog, Annette Buchanan explores John 6:28-29 AMP for the Good Book Club. She notes that Church workers and leaders are often very busy with the logistics of Church and that in many cases, we equate busyness in Church with the work of God. According to John, the work of God is to believe.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
In our latest blog, John: The Gospel of Glory and…, Lisa Fischbeck explores her initial love of John that becomes tempered by the realization of anti-Jewish bias in his gospel.
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we offer five resources for Christmas reflections.
By Greg Syler
Church leaders should come up with a better way to resource the Midnight Mass.