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How, when and why issue an RFP for your Endowment Funds?
By John Maher
How does discipleship intersect with mission? In Transitioning to a Network of Missional Communities, John Maher shares his personal journey as a vicar, and his work with three missional communities to deepen the discipleship and mission focus of their members.
By Jim Murphy, Ken Quigley and Carsten Sierck
Please join ECF’s staff to review the various aspects of doing a successful RFP for managing your assets.
By Phyllis Jones
We are on a never-ending journey of formation as communities of faith dedicated to forming disciples of Jesus Christ to participate in God’s mission of reconciliation in the world. So why shouldn’t our budgeting practices reflect and enhance our roles as stewards of a living, breathing community of disciples?
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 Alan Bentrup
A clear vision of God’s mission is the heartbeat of a congregation’s movement as a community.
By Alan Bentrup
I want to talk about what an art installation reveals about listening.
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 Anna Olson
Three months into St. Mary’s commitment to the Safe Parking project, I have a few observations.