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By Greg Syler
Why can’t a group of great people grow their church? Greg Syler posits that it might have to do with the Vestry. Please see below for more.
By Jason Smith
Jason Smith outlines how to set up an online giving system that will be helpful during a time of virtual worship services, when people arent present to pass the plate.
By Linda Buskirk
Linda Buskirk addresses a common issue in church architecture – that often it’s not built to be welcome to people of all abilities. In our latest blog, she recommends steps to remedy such situations.
By Linda Buskirk
They may not have the fragrance of frankincense or the mystery of myrrh, but here are three gifts worth their weight in gold to your faith community.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
As the holiday season approaches with its tables of bounty, Lisa Fishbeck advises us to consider how we think about food and how sharing our reflections might deepen our connections with God, one another and our planet.
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we offer five resources on generous hospitality.
By Melissa Rau
In our latest blog, Melissa Rau educates us about the best ways to accommodate our friends with gluten allergies. It’s not just the offering of gluten-free wafers, it’s the avoidance of cross-contamination that helps people not get sick.
By Annette Buchanan
In our latest blog, Annette Buchanan reminds us that we should always use good HR practices when hiring and gives a list of best practices for lay positions. Hiring gives us the opportunity to demonstrate that the Church is not a closed society, but welcoming to all.
By Demi Prentiss
A history day offers an opportunity to engage a group of leaders and perhaps even the entire congregation in recognizing and reflecting on how the faith community understands and uses money.
By Richelle Thompson
A church coloring book? Sure, why not? It’s a creative and accessible way to teach both children and adults about the church and its traditions. Using drawings done by artists in the congregation also honors their talents.