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By Carsten Sierck
Should your church have an endowment? What is an endowment and why does it matter? Read on for answers from ECFs Endowment Management Team.
By Cathy Hornberger
This month we share five reflections on Easter.
By Josh Anderson
Like many of us, ECF Associate Program Director Josh Anderson has trouble with winter. But where there is challenge, there is also opportunity. He talks here about financial opportunities to be found during the bleakness.
By Dean Wolfe
The ECF Board of Directors gathered at St. Bartholomews in NYC on November 12, 2021. During a Eucharist service that day, the Rt. Rev. Dean Wolfe delivered this sermon reminding everyone why they should be Episcopalians.
By David W. Peters
The Rev. David Peters Shares Five Resources on Pandemic Church
By Greg Syler
Greg Syler asks “to what kind of future do we wish to return”. Do we as a church want to go back to the slow decline we were experiencing or take the time to fundamentally change the way we do business so that we fix our problems instead of patching them?
By Ken Mosesian
In our latest blog, Ken Mosesian advises us to get comfortable with being uncomfortable and to talk about both religion and politics. Both are powerful belief systems that underlie how people identify and should be shared. What do you think?
By Ranjit Mathews
In our latest blog, Ranjit Mathews addresses the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol and its part in the White supremacy woven through United States’ history.
By Lisa G. Fischbeck
Lisa G. Fischbeck observes that as “the season of COVID stretches out, we find ourselves to be a people of longing – longing to be together, longing to worship God in song and movement, longing for the Sacrament of the Body of Christ.” In response, she shares a Liturgy of Longing with us.
By Nicole Foster
You wouldn’t think that hazing could be part of the process of taking holy orders, but unfortunately, it is. Nicole Foster explains what the term “apostolic hazing” means and what we can do about it.