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By Tim Schenck
A tool to help parish leadership reflect deeply upon their post-pandemic ministry.
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).
By Maryann Philbrook
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas speaks with the Rev. Dan Scheid, Rector of St. Pauls Episcopal Church in downtown Flint, Michigan in a podcast, with accompanying discussion questions.
ECF is sharing six valuable resources to help strengthen your leadership teams and get your Church in shape this New Year.
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.
Earth Day resources for congregations focusing on liturgy, green congregations and climate change, and church gardens.
By John Rollins
With the enormous popularity of Facebook, we have a great opportunity for "Facebook evangelism." This is possible by using the "Share " option built into Facebooks operating system.
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.