filtered by Mission
By Anne Richardson
Looking to inspire new gifts to your endowment? Todays donors give where they see impact. Discover how to tell the story of your endowment and engage parishioners in our latest blog post, Telling Your Endowment Story.
By Bernadette Williams
Cuando la gente describe a Haití, siempre dice que es el país más pobre del mundo con la gente más resiliente. Anualmente, Haití tiene que enfrentar múltiples catástrofes naturales, como huracanes, terremotos, lluvias torrenciales y tormentas tropicales. Estos sucesos han tenido un gran impacto en el país, causando daños significativos a las infraestructuras, las viviendas y las empresas,...
By Alicia Hager
In God is doing a New Thing, Alicia Hager shares instances of hope springing forth in ministries around her, reminding us that God is always at work, even if it seems like we are in the wilderness.
By ECFVP editorial team
In Lucinda Mosher and Building Bridges, the ECFVP editorial team describes ECF Fellow Lucinda Mosher’s (ThD, General Theological Seminary) journey that begins during her dissertation work which addressed fostering dialogue between Muslim and Christians through the lens of comparative theology. Dr. Mosher is a prolific writer on Christian-Muslim work, exemplified in the annual Building Bridges se...
By Nancy Jacobs
Este feligresia practica su ministerio en Bushnell Park para la gente de Hartford, Connecticut.
By Alissa Newton
Can ASA give us an accurate indication of a parish’s health? In How the Pandemic Cured my ASA Obsession, Alissa Newton talks about her fixation with attendance and numbers, and how the pandemic forced her to reframe ‘metrics’ in a new light.
By Ken Howard
Interested in exploring missional opportunities in your church neighborhood? In Neighborhood Missional Intelligence Report, Ken Howard lists two data-rich resources that allow you to glean insights into the communities around you and help you to serve them more effectively.
By ECFVP Team
The Congregational Vitality Assessment (CVA) tool is designed to provide congregations with an assessment of their Vitality (how healthy they are) and their Sustainability (whether they have the people, financial, and contextual resources necessary to survive). The CVA is made available free to congregations of all denominations and religions by a partnership between The FaithX Project and the Epi...
By Dean Wolfe
The ECF Board of Directors gathered at St. Bartholomews in NYC on November 12, 2021. During a Eucharist service that day, the Rt. Rev. Dean Wolfe delivered this sermon reminding everyone why they should be Episcopalians.
By Donald Romanik
Earlier this year, our Board of Directors adopted the “ECF Compass” – a rearticulation of our Purpose, Mission and Vision. This document also highlights who we are, what we do and how we do it. In addition to describing ourselves as Episcopal, Independent and Lay-led, we also state that ECF is inclusive, i.e, “we are anti-racist and committed to social justice, equity, diversity and inclus...