Purpose, Mission & Vision

ECF is an independent, lay-led and inclusive organization that helps build, vitalize and transform Episcopal faith communities focusing on formation, finance and resources. Our programs inspire and nurture church leaders, help raise and manage financial resources and provide high-quality and innovative resources and ideas to implement throughout the church.

To offer contemporary solutions to a Resurrection-focused Episcopal Church through collaboration, convening, problem solving and experimentation.
To lead Episcopal faith communities into the future as a partner for transforming ministries.
A vital, inclusive, and sustainable Episcopal Church that creates steadfast followers of Jesus.

Who We Are



What We Do


How We Do it


Areas of Focus

  1. Formation: We inspire and nurture church leaders and forge partnerships to form steadfast followers of Jesus.
  2. Finance: We promote generosity and stewardship and help faith communities raise and manage financial resources for mission and ministry.
  3. Resources: We create, curate and disseminate high-quality resources, and share innovative ideas throughout the church.

Core Values

  • Innovation
  • Transformation
  • Discipleship
  • Partnership
  • Independence


  • New, innovative and mission-based ways to be the Episcopal Church of the future
  • Equipped and empowered lay and clergy leaders partnering to bring about transformation, renewal and positive change
  • Vital Episcopal communities of faith
  • Relevant and meaningful opportunities to live out Christian stewardship and effectively raise financial resources for ministry