Tag: Congregational Resources

Living Faithfully with Compassion Overload

“I want to talk to you briefly today about Compassion and compassion overload in the stress-filled world.”

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 […]

The Laborer is Worthy of Her Pay (Luke 10:7 and 1 Timothy 5:18)

Written By: The Rev. Dr. Mary Brennan Thorpe We are a changing diocese. One marker of this change is in our clergy. According to the Church Pension Group, we currently have 187 priests actively serving […]

Safe Churches, Accessible Training

THE DIOCESE OF VIRGINIA BEGAN OFFERING UPDATED, SHORTER MISCONDUCT PREVENTION TRAINING IN MID-OCTOBER. HERE’S A LOOK AT THE REASONING BEHIND THE CHANGE. Consider this narrative: A father of two spends his weekdays at work and […]