August 2017 Vestry Papers: Small and Rural Churches August 2, 2017 What does a small church need to be effective? Small and rural churches have a distinct set of concerns and challenges…
July 2017 Vestry Papers: Small and Rural Churches July 5, 2017 In 2015, 71% of our congregations had an average Sunday attendance of 100 or less, and the median average Sunday worsh…
Register for ECF's upcoming webinars! December 14, 2016 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 Vital Practices May 2015: Facing Leadership Challenges May 6, 2015 Your team’s in place, you’ve recommitted to the congregation’s mission and vision, and for your first few vestry…
ECF Vital Practices April 2015: Advocacy New Articles April 1, 2015 In her Easter message, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori reminds us we can find Jesus still rising,
ECF Webinars: Spring 2015 March 26, 2015 Don't miss out! ECF has some great webinars coming up. There is no cost to participate in our webinars and all lay and…
ECF Vital Practices December 2014: Sharing Our Stories New Articles December 3, 2014 In Advent we prepare, we wait, and we share the ancient stories.