Vital Signs of Parish Health

In support of our goal of the revitalization of our parishes, leaders from across the diocese worked together to identify seven key markers that indicate the relative health of a parish — what we’re calling the Vital Signs of Parish Health. These vital signs can be used both as a self-diagnostic tool for parishes and as a guide for developing new ministries. Learn More

Unstuck EDOW

The Episcopal Diocese of Washington and the Unstuck Group have engaged in a partnership for strategic planning and revitalization. This partnership includes opportunities to take the Unstuck Masterclasses to help clarify mission and vision and design strategic priorities. Several parishes are also working with consultants from the Unstuck Group to clarify their mission, vision and structure. Learn More


Underpinning the Vital Signs of Parish Health are concrete metrics that will help parish leaders identify, track, and begin to engage areas of parish life that may need attention. A key component of the revitalization process for congregations is the MissionInsite resource tool that provides analysis of community demographic data. Learn More