filtered by Endowments, Discernment, Youth & Young Adults
By Jerry Keucher
The Discernment phase of a capital campaign is as important as either the Feasibility Study or the Solicitation phase, and it is a unique part of ECF’s capital campaign method.
By Linda Buskirk
In this time of returning back to ordinary activities, it is a good time to be asking why are we here?
By Melissa Rau
This month we offer five resources on discipleship. Please share this digest with new members of your vestry and extend an invitation to subscribe to ECF Vital Practices to receive Vestry Papers and the monthly digest.
By Melissa Rau
This month we are highlighting five resources to help your vestry or other church groups learn more about effective endowment management.
By Ken Quigley
How is an endowment managed effectively and who is responsible for it? In Church Endowments: Blessing or Curse, Kenneth Quigley details the roles of those responsible as fiduciaries, explains the goals of an endowment committee and shares simple steps to help achieve those goals.
By Annette Buchanan
What if collectively as congregations we agreed to rid ourselves of bad habits and engage in new practices that enhance the overall life of our church?
By Anna Olson
The church today is not so unlike Luke’s audience. As we invite new neighbors and speak to new people, we are less and less able to presume a common vocabulary of faith or a common set of agreed-upon hopes.
By Jim Murphy
Join us to review various tools for empowering your donors to give more generously to your Episcopal school.
By Alissa Newton
Alissa Newton provides three ways to start thinking of vestry service as a vocation.
By Richelle Thompson
When we come to an end, what do we hope others remember of us? And how can we change what we’re doing right now to make that a reality?