Tag: Congregational Development

What Are People Talking About This Week?

Here’s a roundup of trending topics in the church world this week. What’s on your mind? Matt Marino, post-Young Life Episcopal priest, explores in his blog post “Why I dropped church and joined the church” […]

Recommended Reading: Why Millennials are Leaving the Church

So, just what is a millennial anyway? And do you qualify as one? Well, there are a few ways to find out. You could take this quiz, offered by the Pew Research Center. Or, to […]

Resource Superstar: ECF

If you’re not taking advantage of the resources produced by the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF), you’re missing out! ECF is a hub of free tools for church use. Vestry Papers – Themed articles relating to […]

State of the Church Online

Monk Development has released a pretty cool report that unpacks research collected from 50 churches across the country from 2009-2012. They break down their study into four different “personas”: The New Visitor; The Regular Attender; […]

Resources from the Episcopal Church Center for Older Adult Ministry

The Episcopal Church Center has made available two new resources focusing on older adults and faith formation. Aging is Changing: A five-part program to help clergy and lay leaders identify issues of older dates, with […]