in Vital Posts and filtered by Endowments, Discernment, Clergy Transition + 1 other(s)
By Juliette Acker
The importance of legacy is firmly rooted in the minds and hearts of the parishioners of All Saints Episcopal Church in Tarpon Springs, FL.
By Josh Anderson
Like many of us, ECF Associate Program Director Josh Anderson has trouble with winter. But where there is challenge, there is also opportunity. He talks here about financial opportunities to be found during the bleakness.
By Ken Howard
In our latest blog, the Rev. Ken Howard writes about clergy transition and how a process called Data-Grounded Discernment along with the newly re-designed CVA tool can inform your decision-making.
By Linda Buskirk
Linda Buskirk brings us our latest blog as part of the Good Book Club, which is reading the Gospel of Mark during Epiphany. She focuses on Mark 1:1 - “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.”
By Patrick Kangrga
I became very curious, in particular, about how those people committed to faith formation are functioning at this moment in time.
With the COVID-19 pandemic came the precipitous end to in-person classes at Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary in early March.
By Ken Howard
Today we are faced with a modern plague but the question is the same: how are we called to live in the face of it. And our answers may ultimately lead to our congregations and the communities they serve surviving and thriving together. How might this be?
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
Lisa G. Fischbeck explores an overlay between authentic acting and church in our latest blog. Being open to the spontaneous and being able to move in and out of a variety of roles are vital practices for good actors as they are for faithful living.
By Joe Merlino
Joe Merlino talks about discernment in his first blog post for ECF. A capital campaign consultant, Joe meets with parishes that often have tried various approaches before turning to ECF. Here he explains the holistic approach he uses with parishes.
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we offer five resources on transitions and how to tackle them.