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By Richelle Thompson
In breakout sessions and a Q&A period, the sentiment was universal: we want to read scripture. We need to read it. God is calling us to read, reflect, and respond.
By Haley Bankey
Reclaiming the Great Commission: Resources for Creative and Innovative Discipleship
By Sandra Montes
Dr. Sandra Montes Shares Five Articles for Peace, Hope and Solace
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 Michael Carney
In our latest blog, Michael Carney writes about ways that the Art Empowers youth program at St. Elizabeth’s on the Ute reservation in Utah successfully modified its programming to accommodate pandemic precautions.
By Betsy Ivey and Kirk Berlenbach
In Part Two of their blog, Betsy Ivey and Kirk Berlenbach discuss transformational vestries and governance that focuses on missional ministry. They say that the charge of the transformative vestry is to go deeper into the un-chartered waters of ministry. Do you agree?
By Miriam McKenney
This month Miriam McKenney shares five ECF resources for healthy churches.
By Patrick Kangrga
I became very curious, in particular, about how those people committed to faith formation are functioning at this moment in time.
By Ken Kroohs
Ken Kroohs compares wearing red during Pentecost to those crew members in the original Star Trek who wore red on away missions. Most of the red-shirted crew died on those missions, while Scripture tells us we are to die (to self) in God’s mission.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
In our latest blog, Lisa G. Fischbeck imagines how Jesus would be a good Zoom bomber, not a malicious one like the kind that spout epithets, but the kind that might take over our screen with words of love and peace.