filtered by Pastoral Care, Endowments
How, when and why issue an RFP for your Endowment Funds?
By Jim Murphy, Ken Quigley and Carsten Sierck
Please join ECF’s staff to review the various aspects of doing a successful RFP for managing your assets.
By Greg Syler
In this hyper-digital, connected-but-disconnected day and age, the church that finds a way to connect people to people so that everyone has someone to walk with them and represent Christ will not only be counter-cultural but blessed by God.
By Melissa Rau
This month we are highlighting five resources to help your vestry or other church groups learn more about effective endowment management.
By Ken Quigley
How is an endowment managed effectively and who is responsible for it? In Church Endowments: Blessing or Curse, Kenneth Quigley details the roles of those responsible as fiduciaries, explains the goals of an endowment committee and shares simple steps to help achieve those goals.
By Susan Erdey
Susie Erdey explains why pledge transparency can only be beneficial to the life of both individual members and the parish as a whole.
By J. William Harkins, Ph.D., LMFT
J. William Harkins details different approaches to building resilience in the face of hardship.
By Jim Murphy
Join us to review various tools for empowering your donors to give more generously to your Episcopal school.
By Greg Syler
Reconciling all people to God in Christ and with one another is a full-time calling and a life’s occupation, and there’s no real time off in these positions, either. We invariably bring this stuff home. “Christianity is a contact sport,” a friend recently said.
By Deborah Kelly
Deborah Kelly writes about what it means to endow a pledge and shares her church’s successful, step-by-step campaign.