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By Alan Bentrup
How does your parish engage with its surrounding community?
By Richelle Thompson
A story about the importance of having, and knowing how to use, an AED – Automated External Defibrillator.
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 Robert Hendrickson
So this will be a short post as we are in the throes of packing and the movers come later this morning – but I had one of those experiences that puts a few things in perspective.
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
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 Tyler D. Schleicher
La vida de un tesorero de iglesia es dura… lo sé por experiencia propia. El haber sido tesorero de St. Anne’s en Ankeny, Iowa, desde 2002 hasta fines de 2011, me enseñó las dificultades del rol. Durante ese tiempo probé un número de cosas para facilitar mi trabajo, principalmente porque no sabía lo que estaba haciendo (mi única experiencia antes de ser tesorero había sido hacer cuadra...
By Erin Weber-Johnson
Opinions vary as to whether or not ordained leaders of faith communities should be familiar with what parishioners are pledging. Erin Weber-Johnson reached out to her church campaign colleagues and asked them to share their experiences, pro and con.