Church HR Network

(888) 807-2476


This organization offers comprehensive HR services and training programs for faith-based organizations including churches, nonprofits, schools, camps, colleges, and Mission Sending Organizations both nationally and internationally.


Operations audits; training; conflict negotiation; onboarding; policy review and revision; employee handbooks

Recommended Audience

pastors, board members, church business administrators


Varies per service

Practical Applications

  • Ensure your church's human resources practices and policies are compliant and in keeping with your church's culture.
  • Educate church staff, volunteers, and leaders on a wide variety of human resources-related matters.

About the Contributor

Kara Faris

Kara Faris is the Center’s director of resource grants and resource consulting, as well as a resource consultant to congregations. She previously served for eight years as the Center’s education director.

Before working at the Center, Kara served First Friends Meeting of Indianapolis as associate pastor. With a degree in marketing from Butler University’s College of Business Administration and a master of divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary, Kara brings a blend of pragmatism, intuition and passion for lifelong learning to the Center. Kara has authored Including Laity in Education Events Empowers Congregations and co-authored the book Divergent Church.

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