10 Reasons to Consider Purchasing an Existing Building for Your Church Expansion or Relocation Project

by Brian Kluth.


This article argues that congregations seeking additional space may find their answer in vacant commercial facilities.


benefits to purchasing commercial facilities for congregational use

Recommended Audience

lay leaders and building committee



Practical Applications

  • Encourage the building committee to think outside the box when it comes to purchasing additional space by sharing this article.
  • Consider the benefits of seeking vacant commercial facilities after reading this article.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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