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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 Alan Bentrup
How does your parish engage with its surrounding community?
By Richelle Thompson
I wanted, really wanted, to be a gracious winner, but maybe there’s greater opportunity for change if I can learn how to be a gracious loser.
By Donald Romanik and Jerry Keucher
The way your parish spends money is directly linked to mission and ministry and a key indication of your congregation’s identity.
By Robert Hendrickson
So this will be a short post as we are in the throes of packing and the movers come later this morning – but I had one of those experiences that puts a few things in perspective.
By Jan Henderson
During the time of clergy transition, the senior warden is responsible for leading the congregation in their search for a new rector. In “Leading through Transition,” senior warden Jan Henderson shares the process she and her vestry developed in their recent search for an interim rector.
By Greg Syler
Sharing Audits describes ways to team up with neighboring churches to conduct an audit that may not only be less expensive, but might also be more useful.
By Nancy Davidge
Pat y Bárbara estaban buscando una iglesia. Su tienda de café, su familia y sus amigos les llenaban la vida, pero seguían sintiendo un vacío espiritual.
By Anna Olson
Lo más difícil de ver es lo que tenemos delante de los ojos.
By Valerie Bailey Fischer
Un domingo saludé a una pareja cuando salía del servicio religioso de St. Elizabeth’s con su hijo recientemente bautizado. Ese servicio había sido especialmente difícil para los padres porque su hijo de casi un año de edad había causado unas cuantas perturbaciones.