Know the Best Time to Relocate Your Church

by W. Charles Arn. Lifeway Church Resources, 2014.


This article urges congregations to examine their identity and mission before moving locations. It also provides keys to a successful move.


questions to ask before moving, keys to a successful transition

Recommended Audience

lay leaders and building committee



Practical Applications

  • Initiate a conversation about whether moving is right for your congregation by using this article as a guide.
  • Consider the challenges and benefits to moving after reading this article with lay leaders and the building committee.

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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