An indispensable resource trusted by tens of thousands of vestry members, wardens, and rectors
NEW YORK, NY — December 4, 2023 — Church Publishing, an imprint of Church Publishing Incorporated (CPI) and the publisher of official worship materials and resources for The Episcopal Church, announced the release of The Vestry Handbook, Fourth Revised Edition. Written by highly respected Episcopal priest Christopher L. Webber, this accessible guide presents everything vestry members and clergy need to know to ensure successful day-to-day functioning of an Episcopal parish.
Designed to orient new vestry members and lay leaders to their new role, this newly revised edition will help vestry members navigate the current challenges facing Episcopal churches. Readers will find invaluable coverage of diversity and inclusion, up-to-date guidance for parish finances, and essential advice tailored to smaller congregations. In addition, this volume has been updated throughout to reflect the current canons of the Episcopal Church.
Webber draws on his extensive experience leading urban, rural, and overseas parishes to explain leadership roles and organizational structure, parish finances, building maintenance, tax considerations, elections, the spiritual lives of vestry members, and more.
He is a graduate of Princeton University and the General Theological Seminary in New York, and the author of several books, including Welcome to the Episcopal Church andThe Silence of Calvary.
The Vestry Handbook: Fourth Revised Edition can be ordered through any Episcopal, religious, or secular bookstore, or through any online bookseller.
The Vestry Handbook: Fourth Revised Edition
$18.95 | Paperback | 6 x 9 | 160 pages
About Church Publishing
Church Publishing, an imprint of Church Publishing Incorporated, is an official publisher of worship materials and resources for The Episcopal Church, such as hymnals and prayer books.
About Church Publishing Incorporated
Founded in 1918, Church Publishing Incorporated is a multi-market publisher of trade books for general readers, academic works, church resources, and official liturgical works for the Episcopal Church.
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