- Is Your Congregation Leaving Money on the Table?
“I just spent most of the morning writing checks and addressing envelopes. I am going to learn to do this online if it kills me!” My 78-year-old… continue reading
- Creating an Unbroken Circle of Care
Caring well for one another is both a goal and a hallmark of many congregations. But the unpredictability of illness and death can make it… continue reading
- Effective Learning for Congregations
“What’s the catch?” is a question I have heard when introducing the services of the Center for Congregations, which are generously funded by the… continue reading
- Congregational Stories of Growth
“Certain things keep people from attending church,” explains Alex Rodriguez, pastor of Carmel’s Seventh Day Adventist Church. “First, if visitors… continue reading
- Then and Now
In 1994, Julia Mitchell Corbett published the second edition of her classic study titled Religion in America. Although other editions have… continue reading
- Congregations and Social Media
Does the whole social media scene baffle you? Many of us who did not grow up with social media can find it overwhelming to learn and navigate. … continue reading
- Ask a Lawyer
From time to time congregations need legal advice: property issues, employment issues, incorporation issues, to name a few. But congregations,… continue reading
- Making Room for Everyone
A weighted fishing vest is stuffed with items to be used by a touch-sensitive child.
Breakout passes are made for children… continue reading
- Open House is Celebration of Congregational Work in Northwest Indiana
A downpour of driving rain could not stop the party at the northwest Center for Congregations Open House on April 17. More than 70 people… continue reading
- 15 Events!
The northeast Center for Congregations office in Fort Wayne recently received an unusual request. A congregation asked us to tell them how… continue reading