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By Ken Howard
Join us as we explore a data-grounded approach to revealing and responding to the impact of Covid-19 on our congregations and communities, and the issues surrounding reopening congregations safely and effectively.
By Linda Buskirk
In our latest blog, Linda Buskirk explores a fascinating idea, that every congregation should have a “story steward” to collect memories about their experiences with the church.
By Carsten Sierck and Jim Murphy
A 40 minute webinar for clients in ECFs endowment program.
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 Frederico Garza
In this webinar, well speak with two deacons about their experiences during the pandemic and offer ideas about how best to support deacons during the pandemic and beyond.
By Sandra Montes, Ema Rosero-Nordalm y Letty Guevara-Cuence
Sandra y las Rvdas. Ema Rosero-Nordalm y Letty Guevara-Cuence hablarán sobre la mejor manera de apoyar a los y las diáconos y su trabajo pastoral durante este tiempo de pandemia.
By Kelly Brown Douglas
The alienation of America from its soul is at the root of normalizing dehumanizing and violence against black lives. In Do We Want to Be White, Or Do We Want to be Church? Dean Kelly Brown Douglas asks communities of faith to lead this country back to its soul by setting an example through repentant truth-telling and restorative letting-go.
By Mario Conliffe and Janet Merkel
Discuss ways to tame and cope with anxiety, fears, and concerns that may arise as we re-open our churches and regather for worship
By Greg Syler
In part 2 of his blog on transformational vestries, Greg Syler advocates that we work to better align our vestries with the methods of a missionary church.
By Connie Rux
As church, how we raise, spend and steward our money can tell a powerful story about our values. In Growing God’s Work, Connie Rux tells the story of All Saints Episcopal Church in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and how they have adapted through their history to be stewards of God’s many gifts to their community.