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By Donald Romanik
Si bien la ECF proporciona un sinnúmero de herramientas y recursos para líderes parroquiales, especialmente para juntas parroquiales, pensé que sería útil expresar cinco ideas que pueden hacer que su junta parroquial sea menos transaccional y más transformativa.
By Caleb Tabor
Diversity is a quality that vestries must seek out. In Multiculturalism: It’s Not Optional, Caleb Tabor tells us why a multicultural vestry is a requirement if we are to embody and live as Jesus’ disciples in this world.
By Beth Hunt
What does it look like when a vestry puts prayer, fellowship and spiritual discernment first? In Into the Heart of God, Beth Hunt shares her experience of vestry service at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Huntersville, NC and how it’s been the most spiritually rewarding thing she’s ever done.
By Meredith Rogers
How can a vestry be transformational in its relationships, particularly with young people in the church? In An Open Letter to Vestry Members From a Youth Minister, Meredith Rogers appeals to church leaders to show up for their youth and children.
By Donald Romanik
Does being on the vestry often feel overwhelming or uninspiring? In Five Ways to Become a Transformational Vestry, Donald Romanik lists ideas to make vestry service less transactional and tiresome, instead making it more transformational and fulfilling.
By Charis Bhagianathan
In this issue, we share ideas and practices to start the year with open minds and hearts that are ever transforming, going where the Spirit is leading.
By Linda Buskirk
How do we invite change?
By Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows
He llegado a comprender que el rol de un obispo es mayormente mantener a una diócesis sanamente entrelazada.
By Kelly Sundberg Seaman
When two congregations partner to share a rector, there is bound to be a period of change and adjustment. In Thanks to Thursday, Kelly Sundberg Seaman lists specific practices that aided the process, and explains how ECF’s Congregational Leadership Initiative can help your congregation as it did theirs.
By Morris Thompson
How does one cultivate a mentality of change? In Embracing Change, Morris Thompson narrates the experience of the Church of the Mediator in Meridian, Mississippi and their journey of reimagining what it means to be a neighbor with their community.