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An interview tool to help congregations in a clergy search process identify individuals with strong team leadership skills.
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.
On Memorial Day and Veterans Day we honor and remember the men and women who have served in our Countrys armed forces. On these days, churches have an opportunity to remember those who are living - current members of the armed forces and veterans who make up our congregations and communities. Thank you to Kori Pacyniak from the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut for getting us started by sharing a list of resources for Memorial Day.
Episcopalians on Baptismal Mission is a community of individuals and groups dedicated to the mission and ministry of all the baptized in daily life. Our vision is a church that sees the Dismissal as its primary focus: where its liturgy, pastoral care, Christian formation, and communications are directed toward "equipping the saints" for their mission and ministry in their daily lives.
Links to free Advent resources, calendars and devotions, reflections; St. Nicholas Day; and preparing for Christmas visitors at your church.
DayPack is a free tool from the American Bible Society that makes it easy for churches to schedule and send a week’s worth of Biblical passages by text message.
Many congregations recognize the Feast of St. Francis by offering some form of blessing of the animals. Here's a collection of resources from across the Episcopal Church.
A resource to help understand the difference between change and transition – one is an event and the other is a process.
This assessment can be used in a variety of transition situations to support lay and clergy leaders during a time of transition
Use these checklists, resources, and handouts that cover a transition from the announcement that the current clergy person is leaving through the call of his/her replacement.