Tag: general church resources


Studying Your Congregation & Community

When it comes to community engagement and outreach; or to strengthening your congregation; or to communications strategy, there’s one rule of thumb that crosses all boundaries and is always a good idea: Know your audience. […]

Mary Thorpe

A Pastoral Response: The Withering of a Church Between Two Pastors

By the Rev. Mary Brennan Thorpe, Director of Transition Ministry, Diocese of Virginia Journeys to a new place are usually marked by a sense of disorientation, worry, hopeful nervousness and questions. Not surprisingly, the foremost […]

Church Insurance Questions?

Have you got questions about property and liability insurance coverage for your church? Wonder if your stained glass is covered? Or do you just think it’s time to review the church’s coverages? If you are […]

Staying Connected at Christmas

With less than a week until Christmas, it’s important to make sure your church communications are welcoming, inviting and accessible to newcomers and visitors as you hold additional services and events. We’ve compiled a few […]

150 Posts – and Counting! DioDocs Resource Round-Up

Today we celebrate our 150th post here on DioDocs! In honor of this occasion, we’d like to take a look back at some of the resources we’ve shared over the past two years of blogging. […]