Using Facilities Assessments: A Resource from the Center for Congregations

Center for Congregations, 2016.

This brief guide gives readers an introduction to facilities assessment and addresses what to do with the completed assessment.


why you might need a facilities assessment, who conducts facility assessments, how to organize for maximum effectiveness, what a typical assessment includes

Best For

lay leaders, facilities managers, and building committees



Suggested Uses

  • Determine if your congregation needs to conduct a facilities assessment after reading this article with lay leaders.
  • Accurately consider your congregation's needs before strategic planning by conducting a facility assessment.

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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