This issue's theme is Capital Campaigns. Featured articles include:
Capital Campaigns, faith & hard times, by the Rev. Brian C. Taylor and Paul Vosburgh who serve as rector and senior warden, respectively, for St. Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Limited funds, limited time, yet success, by the Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, rector of Grace Church, Syracuse, New York, and Sabrina Coleman, senior warden.
Rejoice & beware: Practical issues, by Maurice J. Seaton, Senior Program Director, Capital Campaign Services, Episcopal Church Foundation.
This issue of Vestry Papers also suggests resources for capital campaigns including:
- Issues & Trends: The Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes' Wnter 2010 newsletter featrued a capital campaign article by ECF Senior Program Director, Maurice, J. Seaton, Hiring a Capital Campaign Consultant? 5 Qualities to Consider.
- How to Prepare for a Parish Capital Campaign: Download this free booklet from ECF that will help you move from vision to fundraising in ten important steps.
- Vestry Papers Archive: This issue of Vestry Papers from September 2006 also focused on capital campaigns and featured articles by George Olmsted, then senior warden for St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Chatham, MA; Glenn Holliman, then Vice President of ECF Giving Services; Andi Tilmann, Capital Campaign Consultant for ECF; and the Rev. Stephen Casey, rector of St. Edward's Episcopal Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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