Recent Postings

Who Are You?
Experts who work with congregations say that a congregation’s understanding of its own “identity”...
Small Grants Can Make a Big Difference for Congregations
Our mission at the Center for Congregations is to strengthen congregations by helping their...
Conversation Starters for Discussion of Civility and Racial Tension
Awareness... Decision... Action...Many years ago, I learned this three-word phrase as a mantra...
Is Your Congregation a Pokémon Go Location?
Does your congregation have a gymnasium? You may and not even know it. With the arrival of the...
Helping Domestic Violence Victims
Many congregations support organizations which assist women who are in abusive domestic...

Upcoming Workshops

Nurturing Healthy Families in Your Congregation
Family health can often be taken for granted in congregational life. However, families in...
Evaluating Your Congregation's Communications and Welcome
This practical and upbeat lunch workshop offers easy-to-follow steps for conducting a "DIY"...
Reframing Money Talk
This luncheon workshop will help you reframe congregational fundraising language to the concepts...
Getting to Know Your Community
There is a growing desire among many congregations to reach out to the communities around them....
Congregational Care for the Ailing, Terminally Ill and Their Families
A wise clergyman has said, "Physical crises are also crises of faith."  When your congregants...
Asking Good Questions
Leaders are often expected to have the answers to the many questions that emerge in congregational...
Develop a Communication Strategy that Works
Discover the basics of communications and practical ways to voice what matters in your...
Developing an Effective Community Ministry
Learn the key elements to consider when developing a community ministry that has real impact. This...
Supporting and Encouraging Creativity in Congregations
You're invited to explore creativity and the arts in congregations. In this highly interactive...
Advance Look: What is The Art of the Flourishing Congregation?
Join Center for Congregations staff for a preview of the upcoming event The Art of the Flourishing...
 
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