Recent Postings

Conducting Meaningful Meetings
The nature and quality of congregational meetings significantly impacts the health and direction...
Kennon Callahan and Asset-Based Planning
The first resource I read that approached congregational planning from a strengths-based...
Spice Up Your Worship
What makes worship boring is not style but monotony. So says Dr. Marcia McFee, a worship...
Useful Data for Congregations
Demographic information for congregations is readily available, sometimes free and sometimes for a...
Action Steps Toward Successful Fundraising
A  Center for Congregations workshop on funding is creating a buzz in local congregations....

Upcoming Workshops

Congregations and Community Engagement: Finding the Right Fit
Congregations can do amazing things when leaders and members put their minds to engaging with...
Creating an Environment of Safety and Respect in Your Congregation
Scandals and abuses destroy and divide local congregations. Are there any unchangeable standards...
Funding Your Ministry Projects: Strategy and Action for Congregations
Resource development, action steps, best practices and communication are all part of a successful...
Guidelines for a Fruitful Ministry
Congregational leaders are constantly faced with strategic questions. How much staff does our...
Reaching and Unleashing Baby Boomers and Beyond
Baby Boomers are approaching the later years of life in a radically different way than previous...
Transforming Congregational Conflict: Compassionate Leadership in Action
This workshop presents problem-solving techniques for handling conflict in the congregation and...