ECF Vital Practices (www.ecfvp.org) is a vibrant web-based resource for Episcopal leaders that includes Vestry Papers articles, a blog for sharing ideas and experiences, stories about congregational issues, and practical tools and resources.
September 2017 Vestry Papers: Stewardship
Stewardship. What does it mean to you? For some it can be an anxious reminder of scarcity – the deep and difficult c…
August 2017 Vestry Papers: Small and Rural Churches
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
In 2015, 71% of our congregations had an average Sunday attendance of 100 or less, and the median average Sunday worsh…