Tag: Congregational Development

The Children’s Library

St. Paul’s, Ivy, in the Charlottesville area made a commitment a few months ago to revitalize the children’s section of our library.

Church as Village Green

This article was originally published on Vestry Papers. Vestry Papers is an award-winning online periodical published by the Episcopal Church Foundation, based in New York. Vestry Papers presents themed articles relating to congregational vitality. This […]

Re-Imagining Community Across Racial and Denominational Lines

The Ongoing Journey of Leeds Episcopal Church and Mt. Morris Primitive Baptist Church It all began with the simple act of making an unscheduled stop while driving down the road.  The Rev. Justin McIntosh, rector […]

ChurchNext: Build Your Parish Community Online

By: Liz Brignac, ChurchNext Trinity Episcopal Church in Upperville is facing a challenge. Parishioners are maintaining their numbers at Sunday services, but involvement in weekly activities like adult Christian formation and Bible study is diminishing. […]