July 2016 Vestry Papers: Buildings & Grounds [& Mission] July 6, 2016 Church. Hearing the word, my brain immediately ‘sees’ a building with a steeple. And, I recall the stories of leak…
Lilly article focuses on changing financial landscape in the Episcopal Church June 20, 2016 The June 2016 issue of Vestry Papers included “From Challenges to Opportunity”, an article written by Susan Elliot…
June 2016 Vestry Papers: Transitions and Change June 1, 2016 Change can be difficult. For church leaders – and parishioners – change may be particularly difficult when we say …
ECF Announces 2016 Fellows May 24, 2016 The Episcopal Church Foundation has named its 2016 Fellows who bring an exciting vision and passion for the future of …
ECF Fellows News: Spring 2016 May 17, 2016 ECF Fellows are having an ongoing impact on the wider Church and their latest work is featured in in this quarterly is…
ECF’s first e-newsletter is here! May 16, 2016 ECF NEWS is the Episcopal Church Foundation’s (ECF) new monthly e-newsletter. ECF has always been deeply committed t…
May 2016 Vestry Papers: Transitions and Change May 4, 2016 Since early 2011, ECF Vital Practices has utilized reader surveys. Your responses guide us as we identify ideas for Ve…
April 2016 Vestry Papers: Conflict April 6, 2016 Conflict may take several forms. Many times it has to do with an imbalance of power or a sense that everyone is not be…
Register for ECF's Spring 2016 Webinars! March 22, 2016 ECF's free webinars are a great way to get your congregational leadership teams engaged in the strategic, leadership, …
March 2016 Editor’s Letter: Conflict March 7, 2016 What is it about human behavior that lends itself to conflict? As followers of Christ, rather than pretending differen…