ECF Vital Practices: Caring for Each Other
New ECF Vital Practices articles are posted. This month's theme is Caring for Each Other and featured articles include:
Tone Matters, by the Rev. Scott Gunn, an Episcopal priest and in his own words, a “certified technophile.” Resident in the Diocese of Rhode Island, he serves on the Diocesan Council, various diocesan committees, and as the Province I representative to the Episcopal News Service Advisory Committee. His blog, “Seven whole days” is found at http://www.sevenwholedays.org/.
So You Think You Don't Know One, by the Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen, retired Bishop of the Diocese of Maine. She was Pastoral Care Officer in the Diocese of Chicago and worked with clergy and congregations in crisis. Her writing includes Pastoral Care for Congregations in the Aftermath of Sexual Misconduct and, with Nancy Van Dyke Platt, So You Think You Don’t Know One? Addiction and Recovery in Clergy and Congregations (Morehouse Publishing, 2010).
No More Parking Lot Conversations, by Nancy Davidge editor of ECF Vital Practices. This article is based on the transcript of the January 25, 2011 VP Talk, “No More Parking Lot Conversations” with Mary MacGregor, Director of Leadership Development in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.
Valuing Lay Employees, by ECF and Patti Christensen, Assistant Vice President, the Church Pension Fund and a member of the team responsible for implementing Resolution A138, the Church-wide Lay Pension System. She is responsible for educating employers and employees about the lay plans available through the Church Pension Fund, plus any asset transfers from previous plan providers into the Episcopal Church Lay Employees' Defined Contribution Plan.
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