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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 Lisa Kimball and Kyle Oliver
So your vestry has a handle on the financials. But how are you doing as leaders and stewards of your churchs faith formation ministries?
By Nathan Kirkpatrick
This one-hour webinar will provide an overview of a design process for vestry retreats that will help you make the most of these investments.
María Eugenia Giraldo está agradecida que, cuando ella estaba buscando una guardería para su hijas, Dios la puso en el lugar preciso: una iglesia con misa en español. Ella estaba sedienta para servir, aunque se sentaba en la banca de atrás, y Dios la llamó. María Eugenia nos cuenta cómo fue de persona perdida a persona con un mensaje poderoso.
By P. Joshua Griffin
What are the theological implications of The Age of the Human? What forms of our life-together as a global Anglican communion are already well adapted to an age of planetary uncertainty, instability, and risk?
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 Todd Ousley
El cierre de la base de la fuerza aérea Wurtsmith cambió todo.
By Janie Kirt Morris
Getting the right people on board is critical. Janie Kirt shows us the successful system she developed for “Build a Healthy Vestry." Available in Spanish.
As a new rector in the 1990s, Janie Kirt Morris knew that she wanted a prayerful process for raising up healthy, faithful leaders for the congregation. She attended conferences and listened to wise observations from experienced lay and clergy leaders and over time created a process that has helped us at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Houston. Here are some of the tools she had developed - and refined - to help with the vestry discernment process.