in Vital Posts and filtered by Endowments, Discernment, Clergy Transition + 4 other(s)
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we offer five resources on race and multi-cultural congregations.
By Ranjit Mathews
In our latest blog, Ranjit Mathews addresses the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol and its part in the White supremacy woven through United States’ history.
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 Nicole Foster
Nicole Foster details an unfortunate ritual of racism in the Church and how we can uproot it.
By Amanda L. Nickles
In Let’s Remember Hope, Amanda Nickles remembers words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s powerful I Have a Dream speech and is hopeful that we can all live united in love, care and compassion for one another.
By Ken Howard
In "I Can’t Breathe" - Mapping Systemic Racism, Ken Howard uses mapping and probability to prove that systemic racism exists. See for yourself.
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 Demi Prentiss
A history day offers an opportunity to engage a group of leaders and perhaps even the entire congregation in recognizing and reflecting on how the faith community understands and uses money.
By Ken Quigley
Most people die without a written will. Which leaves their families at the mercy of the state, which will distribute assets after death. The state will pay the lawyers first, then any taxes or creditors and finally family. If you don’t have a will, make one.
By Jim Murphy
In this blog, Jim Murphy explores the concept of congregation as family. “When someone makes a planned gift of any kind to their parish, that person raises their congregation to the level of family in their estate plans.”