Recent Postings

National Congregations Study
Does your congregation have more or less members and attenders than the average congregation...
Asking New Questions
It is time for out-of-the-box thinking. Pastor and author Jeffrey D. Jones says it is time to...
Mission Drift
Drifting off course is a constant danger in any oversea voyage. A skilled navigator must make...
Make Room for Young People
Writer Michael O'Laughlin says the way to infuse energy and vitality into the aging church is to...
Is It Time for a New Beginning?
A congregation of 75 is in a building meant for 400.A congregation rapidly depletes its reserves...

Upcoming Workshops

Efficient Heating and Cooling in Congregations
Are you looking for ways to save energy and money by more efficiently controlling the temperature...
Introduction to Congregational Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning is a process by which pertinent questions are addressed and a careful plan is...
Youth Ministry Grant Initiative
The Youth Ministry Grant Initiative of the Center for Congregations is for congregations wanting...
Transforming Congregational Conflict: Compassionate Leadership in Action
This workshop presents problem-solving techniques for handling conflict in the congregation and...
Congregations and Community Engagement: Finding the Right Fit
Congregations can do amazing things when leaders and members put their minds to engaging with...
Creative Worship: Designing Memorable Experiences
The Creative Worship workshop teaches timeless techniques and methodologies that your congregation...