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The Congregational Vitality Assessment is designed to provide congregations with an assessment of its Vitality (how healthy it is) and its Sustainability (whether it has the people, financial, and contextual resources necessary to survive).
ECF has gathered ten resources for Advent.
ECF is sharing six valuable resources to help strengthen your leadership teams and get your Church in shape this New Year.
The Constituency Model consists of concentric circles that represent levels of connection an organization’s constituents have to an organization. I have modified the model to fit the structure and life of the Episcopal Church. The model can serve as a powerful fundraising and engagement tool for finding donors and volunteers and more deeply engaging those who already contribute time and talent.
By Greg Syler
Documents developed by two congregations who envision a sharing future who have developed a covenant to guide their conversations to explore collaboration.
An interview tool to help congregations in a clergy search process identify individuals with strong team leadership skills.
Every vestry should establish written group norms and a vestry covenant. ECFVP offers examples from Episcopal congregations.
Is there a sure-fire way to set up a planned giving effort from scratch in a congregation? While there's no magic bullet, Jim Murphy, ECF's managing program director for financial resources, recommends these basic steps.
Strategic Solutions is a program offering facilitation and assistance for congregations, dioceses, and Episcopal schools to envision and fund future ministries.
By Tyler D. Schleicher
If parishioners give electronically, how will their offerings get blessed? "I give electronically" cards may be the answer.