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By Tim Schenck
A tool to help parish leadership reflect deeply upon their post-pandemic ministry.
The Congregational Vitality Assessment is designed to provide congregations with an assessment of its Vitality (how healthy it is) and its Sustainability (whether it has the people, financial, and contextual resources necessary to survive).
By Maryann Philbrook
Dean Kelly Brown Douglas speaks with the Rev. Dan Scheid, Rector of St. Pauls Episcopal Church in downtown Flint, Michigan in a podcast, with accompanying discussion questions.
How, when and why issue an RFP for your Endowment Funds?
ECF is sharing six valuable resources to help strengthen your leadership teams and get your Church in shape this New Year.
An interview tool to help congregations in a clergy search process identify individuals with strong team leadership skills.
Every vestry should establish written group norms and a vestry covenant. ECFVP offers examples from Episcopal congregations.
Earth Day resources for congregations focusing on liturgy, green congregations and climate change, and church gardens.
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.