Dealing with Neighborhood Transitions in Your Church, Part 2: Congregational Relocation

by Ed Stetzer. Vision Room, 2012.


Part of a four-part series on ministry in changing neighborhoods, this article offers five points for leaders to consider before moving the congregation to a new location.


motivations for moving to a new location

Recommended Audience

clergy, lay leaders, and building committee



Practical Applications

  • Examine congregational motives for relocation and determine if this is a viable response to a changing context.

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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