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…
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…
ECF Fellows News: Winter 2016 February 25, 2016 ECF Fellows are having an ongoing impact on the wider Church and their latest work is featured in in this quarterly is…
ECF Vital Practices: February 2016 February 4, 2016 Creating a vibrant and vital vestry is an ongoing task. The period following your annual meeting, when newly elected m…
ECF Vital Practices: January 2016 January 13, 2016 For many the beginning of a new calendar year, represent an opportunity to start anew, to ‘reboot’ if you will, th…
ECF Vital Practices: December 2015 December 3, 2015 Advent: A time of preparation; a time of waiting. And, for our congregational leaders, especially those responsible fo…
ECF's Fall 2015 Webinar Schedule is Out! September 23, 2015 ECF's free webinars are a great way to get your congregational leadership teams engaged in the strategic, leadership, …
ECF Webinars: September 2015 September 3, 2015 In September 2015, ECF is offering free webinars on vestry leadership, “scrappy church ministry”, and the basics o…
ECF Fellows News: Summer 2015 August 25, 2015 ECF Fellows are having an ongoing impact on the wider Church and their latest work is featured in in this quarterly is…
ECF Vital Practices: August 2015 August 6, 2015 Why is it important for congregations to have a clear – and shared - vision of what God is calling them to do? Many …