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By Jan Henderson
During the time of clergy transition, the senior warden is responsible for leading the congregation in their search for a new rector. In “Leading through Transition,” senior warden Jan Henderson shares the process she and her vestry developed in their recent search for an interim rector.
By Beckett Stokes
Several small congregations in the Diocese of Colorado are growing and thriving as a result of their adoption of a shared leadership model.
By Greg Syler
La mayordomía lo abarca todo. Es por eso que no tenemos una campaña de mayordomía en St. George’s en Valley Lee, Maryland, la dinámica y creciente feligresía en la que sirvo.
By Jeanie Sablatura y Terry Nathan
En el mundo de hoy, con la decreciente asistencia a las iglesias, las demografías cambiantes de las parroquias y las dificultades económicas, es esencial que todos nosotros optimicemos la mayordomía de los recursos con los que hemos sido bendecidos.
By Kate Ferris
Nothing sends people scurrying for the sexton’s closet faster than hearing the footsteps of the stewardship chairperson coming down the hall.
By Sandra Clark Kolb
As a vestry member during a change in ordained leadership you play a critical role in making the transition a healthy one. Both the change and the transition need to be managed. Returning to the example of Moses we used last month, here are some additional steps to take as the process unfolds.
By Sandra Clark Kolb
Change in ordained leadership in a congregation creates a time of both challenge and opportunity. As a vestry member you play a critical role in making the transition a healthy one.
By Jim Sell
Thou shalt…encourage more lay leadership. All too often, the last rector might have simply found it easier to “do it him/herself.”
By Gary Gleason
"Why should we spend a year trying to get a new minister? I could fill this job in about a week!" the vestry member proclaimed. "Yes," I replied, "but its not a good idea."
By Laurel Johnston
Interviews with ten Latino/Hispanic congregations reveal best practices of stewardship.