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ECF has gathered ten resources for Advent.
A short decommissioning service for retiring vestry members.
An interview tool to help congregations in a clergy search process identify individuals with strong team leadership skills.
Want a 1 minute video sharing the message of Christmas that you can personalize for your church to add service times? A gift from your friends at the Acts 8 Movement.
A bilingual Stations of the Cross service created by the Misa Alegría congregation, part of St. Stephen’s and the Incarnation Episcopal Church in Washington, DC.
Earth Day resources for congregations focusing on liturgy, green congregations and climate change, and church gardens.
Strategic Solutions is a program offering facilitation and assistance for congregations, dioceses, and Episcopal schools to envision and fund future ministries.
The Episcopal Network for Animal Welfare is a grass roots organization composed of laity and clergy within the Episcopal Church who share the common belief that all Gods creatures deserve basic compassion and humane treatment and ought to be within the scope of the churchs ministry and embrace.
Does your congregation also have a school? Here are links to resources developed by the National Association of Episcopal Schools and other resources related to church-school partnerships. https://www.episcopalschools.org/about-naes/mission-purpose
ECF Vital Teams consultant Rosa Lindahl believes a leadership team’s capacity to move into the future depends on its ability to function effectively. What can we, as congregational leaders, do to discuss more openly and honestly the ways in which our relationships with each other could be strengthened and built up?