Black Congregations are Developing Housing on Church Land


This article shares about congregations that have used their property to develop housing options as a ministry of social justice.


ideas for repurposing land, resources to help a congregation do so, stories of success from other congregations

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders in Black and Latinx congregations



Practical Applications

  • Think creatively with other congregational leaders about the use of congregational property.
  • Congregational leaders can learn about resources available to address social justice issues related to housing.

About the Contributor

Abby Miller

Abby Miller consults with congregations in northeast Indiana. She has experience resource consulting with congregations from her year as a Center intern in 2018. Abby received her undergraduate degree in ministry leadership from International House of Prayer University in Kansas City and her master’s degree in ministry at Indiana Wesleyan University-Wesley Seminary. She enjoys design and creativity in her free time. 

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