[Europe.justus] Fwd: Episcopal Church Foundation News - December 20, 2011

Pierre Whalon bishop at tec-europe.org
Wed Dec 21 10:09:36 GMT 2011

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> De : "Donald V. Romanik" <ecf at episcopalfoundation.org>
> Objet : Episcopal Church Foundation News - December 20, 2011
> Date : 20 décembre 2011 20:03:57 HNEC
> À : "Friend" <bishop at tec-europe.org>
> Link Website Home	December 20, 2011
> Welcome to ECF Notes:  Monthly Updates from the Episcopal Church Foundation
> Dear Friends,
> Welcome to the first issue of ECF Notes, our monthly e-newsletter  In conjunction with our website and ECF Vital Practices, this is our opportunity to keep you updated on what’s happening at ECF as we continue to help congregations and other Episcopal groups develop leadership and raise resources for ministry. Each month we'll inform you about:
> Upcoming webinars on topics of interest
> Schedule of ECF’s participation in seminars, workshops, conferences and diocesan events throughout the Church
> New developments in the area of financial resource development including annual stewardship, planned giving and capital campaigns
> Notes about the Fellowship Partners Program and the impact of our fellows on congregational vitalityHelpful links and resources
> Other ways ECF can and is helping your local faith community
> As we wind down the last week of Advent and prepare for the celebration of Christmas, all of us at ECF wish you all the blessings of the season. Once again, we will have the opportunity and privilege of heeding the good news of the message of the angels, hasten with the shepherds to the manger in Bethlehem and welcome the birth of Jesus into our fragile and broken world. The mystery of the Incarnation continues to awe and inspire us as Christians. As Anglicans and Episcopalians we are especially mindful and appreciative of what it means for God to have become human and live among us. May the wonder, love and joy of Christmas fill our hearts and minds and remain with us throughout the entire year.
> Thank you for your interest and support of our work and ministry.
> Faithfully,
> Donald
> The ECF Fellowship Partners Program 2012 Application Process is Open:  March 15, 2012 Deadline
> ECF is pleased to announce that the 2012 application process for the ECF Fellowship Partners Program is now open. Emerging leaders, teachers, and scholars are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is March 15, 2012.  Click here to learn more.
> Rebuild Our Church in Haiti
> 	Four continuing Episcoapl dioceses are engaging their congregations in mission by participating the Rebuild Our Church in Haiti appeal.  Click here to learn more.	
> ECF Vital Practices
> For December 2011 , ECF Vital Practices is continuing the theme "Mission: The Heartbeat of the Church" and is sharing stories of Episcopalians sharing  gifts God gave them and discovering gifts God gave others to give in return.  Learn more here.
> Please Consider Making a Gift to Help Support ECF's Ministries
> If you are already a supporter of the work and ministries of ECF, THANK YOU!  We depend on your generosity to help us continue to explore innovative and effective ways of meeting the changing needs of the Episcopal Church.  Your contributions help us to partner with congregations, dioceses, and other Episcopal organizations to develop leadership and financial resources, empowering them to pursue their mission and ministry.  Please make a gift today.
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