SamaraCare Counseling

Naperville, IL. (630) 909-9600

This organization provides congregations with guidance and resources, such as educational events, resource consulting, coaching, clergy assessments, a Church Assessment Tool, and more.


educational events, resource consulting, coaching, clergy assessments, Church Assessment Tool (CAT), congregational groups

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


varies by service

Suggested Uses

  • Visit the website and read about the popular Church Assessment Tool (CAT), which is a bench-marked, customizable assessment instrument designed especially for congregational planning.
  • Consider participating in a congregational group to help strengthen specific aspects of ministry, such as Family Ministries and Spiritual Groups.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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