Change

In our latest blog, the Rev. Greg Syler proposes that “we need a broader understanding of various types of churches, and permission to adjust and adapt church types as communities invariably shift.” He explains that the Dioce…
In this third and last blog post in the series, the Rev. Greg Syler discusses plans for the future of Resurrection Parish as part of a new Park Community Foundation.
In the second post of a three-part blog series, the Rev. Greg Syler continues the story of Resurrection Parish in St. Mary’s County, MD and presents “an exercise in ‘dilemma flipping’ – taking what some might see as a crisis …
In the first of a three-part series, the Rev. Greg Syler shares the beginning of the journey of Resurrection Parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, which used to be the separate parishes of Church of the Ascension in …
In the second of a two-part post, the Rev. Greg Syler poses a problem to be solved – that The Episcopal Church has too many buildings. Read on to learn more.
Congregations who can explore a new vision for “big picture” assessment and stewardship of their assets can find new life in a deeper relationship with both their assets and their community.
In our latest blog, the Rev. Lisa G. Fischbeck discusses the somewhat dismissive practice of “a quick prayer” and proposes an alternative.
Church leaders often see a need for a change, but the congregational system doesn't always allow the change to take place. The best changes happen because we’re watching to discover what God is up to, and partnering in the wo…
In our latest blog, the Rev. Sandy Webb discusses church security. He says, “Our churches need to be intentional about what we do to keep people safe and equally intentional about what we do to help people feel safe.”
Ken Mosesian writes about the lengthy search for a new rector in his parish and explains how “God’s delays are not God’s denials”.
Where does your parish trust its money? Bruce Adams, President & CEO of the Credit Union League of Connecticut, discusses credit unions vs. banks and the newly created New York Episcopal Federal Credit Union in our latest blo…
The Rev. Anahi Galante talks about how she came out to church in our latest blog, available in both English and Spanish.
In our latest blog, the Rev. Lisa G. Fischbeck discusses the idea of churches stepping up to address social issues previously handled by government or non-profit organizations, specifically housing.
In our latest blog, the Rev. Sandy Webb talks about creativity and transition in the Episcopal Church.
In his latest blog post, Donald Romanik talks about collaborative leadership and how it "is essential to our vitality and our very future as local Episcopal faith communities".
In our latest blog, Greg Syler sets the stage for talking about stewardship with an examination of post-Covid Episcopal parishes. “First step before launching this year’s stewardship campaign should be a serious examination o…
The Rev. Catherine Thompson talks about her church’s partnership with Khesed Wellness and their mental health services for the uninsured and underinsured.
This month we offer five resources on visioning.
The Rev. Ken Howard of FaithX discusses his latest collaboration with Try Tank called Episcopal Pulse, a project to keep a finger on the pulse of The Episcopal Church through weekly, rapid-response micro-surveys.
In our latest blog, Hearts Broken Open, the Rev. Michael Carney addresses the killings in Uvalde, Texas. He writes, “Jesus knew from personal experience that our hearts would take a beating…His parting words were that ‘you wi…