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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 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 Beckett Stokes
Several small congregations in the Diocese of Colorado are growing and thriving as a result of their adoption of a shared leadership model.
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 Marek Zabriskie
Los estudios revelan que de lejos el factor número uno en el crecimiento de la iglesia y en el desarrollo espiritual es tener un vínculo constante con las Escrituras.
By Dick Kurth
We pushed and pried in private with some vestry members. What were their real attitudes toward “the numbers?”
By Tom Patterson
Especially in these difficult economic times, when every penny counts, an effective church audit is a necessity and no longer an option.
By Craig A. Bossi
Effective budgeting is not the result of the stressful days and nights of budget preparation, or the reams of financial spreadsheets produced, or even the many hard choices required to finalize a budget.
By Laurel Johnston
Interviews with ten Latino/Hispanic congregations reveal best practices of stewardship.