November 2016 Vestry Papers: Tools for Evangelism November 2, 2016 Evangelism. Sharing our stories. Being comfortable talking about Jesus and the role faith plays in our lives. Making t…
October 2016 Vestry Papers: Why Give? October 5, 2016 Why give? Why do people of faith give their time, talent, and treasure in service to God? This month, our Vestry Paper…
CPG and ECF host "Success after Seminary" conference in NJ October 5, 2016 As part of the Episcopal Church Foundation’s (ECF) Lilly Endowment National Initiative to address the economic chall…
Register for ECF's upcoming webinars! September 16, 2016 ECF's free webinars are a great way to get your congregational leadership teams engaged in the strategic, leadership, …
September 2016 Vestry Papers: Why Give? September 8, 2016 Labor Day is past; a new program year begins, often followed by the annual giving campaign. We invite you to set aside…
ECF Fellows News: August 2016 August 25, 2016 ECF Fellows are having an ongoing impact on the wider Church and their latest work is featured in in this quarterly is…
August 2016 Vestry Papers: Buildings & Grounds [& Mission] August 3, 2016 As our hearts continue to break with news of continued violence and division, our churches, like the 12 who served Jes…
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 …