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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 Linda Buskirk
Si su parroquia se pudiera personificar, ¿qué sería, misionera o visionaria?
By Brent Owens
Después de un declive considerable en tamaño, una de las principales concentraciones de St. Alban’s ha sido el crecimiento.
By Dick Kurth
We pushed and pried in private with some vestry members. What were their real attitudes toward “the numbers?”
Mi visión como sacerdote es integrarar comunidades de lenguas y culturas diversas en una sola congregación en la que compartimos el espacio sagrado, la liturgia y la misión cristiana, y a la vez creamos intimidad espiritual en Cristo Jesús.
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 Tom Patterson
Especially in these difficult economic times, when every penny counts, an effective church audit is a necessity and no longer an option.
By Craig A. Bossi
Effective budgeting is not the result of the stressful days and nights of budget preparation, or the reams of financial spreadsheets produced, or even the many hard choices required to finalize a budget.
By Blair Pogue
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in St. Paul, MN has been re-envisioning the role of the vestry over the last five years: inviting vestry members to understand their role as that of a spiritual discernment team.
By Laurel Johnston
Interviews with ten Latino/Hispanic congregations reveal best practices of stewardship.