Church Collaboration

David Raymond.


Church Collaboration is a website built by coaching and consulting firm ChurchFuture of Minneapolis that draws on research of various types of church mergers and collaboration models to provide ideas and how-to suggestions to churches exploring their merger options.


merger models; 9 Ways to Cooperate: Shared Campus, Parish Model, Continuation Merger, Rebirth Merger, Absorption Merger, Service Coalition, Church Partnership, Without Walls, and New Church Plant

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders



Practical Applications

  • Have an open and honest conversation about the church's vision within your congregation after reading the How-to-Guide.
  • Talk constructively with prospective partners, look objectively at collaboration options, form a team, and communicate effectively after exploring this website's suggestions.

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