Responding When People Disagree with Your Church Reopening Plan

by Chandler Vannoy. Lifeway , May 11, 2020.

This article provides six ways for leaders to handle conflict and pushback about reopening.


six strategies for making decisions and communicating with concerned congregants

Best For

congregational leaders, especially Christian



Suggested Uses

  • Make the decision when to reopen and communicate it with the congregation.
  • Receive insight from other clergy about how to handle reopening during COVID-19.

About the Contributor

Kate White

Kate was the associate director for resources at the Center for Congregations. She managed educational resources and worked to get the best resources into the hands of congregations.

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