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By ECFVP Editorial Team
Below you will find resources we’ve gathered from across the Church, designed to inform and support us through the current COVID-19 pandemic.
By Richelle Thompson
I wanted, really wanted, to be a gracious winner, but maybe there’s greater opportunity for change if I can learn how to be a gracious loser.
By Donald Romanik and Jerry Keucher
The way your parish spends money is directly linked to mission and ministry and a key indication of your congregation’s identity.
By Kyle Oliver
Research on nonprofit fundraising suggests that as donor age decreases, the prevalence of the following donor questions increases: (1) Can I give online? and (2) How is my money making a difference?
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
Sharing Audits describes ways to team up with neighboring churches to conduct an audit that may not only be less expensive, but might also be more useful.
By Chris Harris
We hear it all the time: You need to be doing year round stewardship! But how do we engage the topic of money in a way that is fun, engaging and deeply spiritual?
By Jerry Keucher and Jim Murphy
Building on how Jesus challenged us to consider proper use of our resources, this webinar will offer a broad overview of the most important aspects of parish finance and will share how your parish can improve in this vital aspect of its mission.
Does your congregation think about and talk about stewardship only during the annual funding campaign? If so, you’re missing year-round opportunities for formation. Not sure how to start? These two tools may help.
By Terri Mathes and Erin Weber-Johnson
More than just raising funds to meet the needs of the parish operating budget, annual stewardship is an opportunity to nurture and grow our faith and spirituality within our Episcopal communities.