Congregation-Based Community Organizing: Building Just Communities

Presbyterian Church (USA), 2009.

This short booklet gives an overview of congregation-based community organizing (CBCO) and basic steps to join justice movements.


introduction to CBCO, basic practices and a process to get started, congregational and personal benefits

Best For

congregations seeking community change, especially PCUSA


free download

Suggested Uses

  • Learn about community organizing and consider with a team what steps to take in your context.
  • Encourage congregants to get involved with social justice by sharing the benefits outlined.

About the Contributor

Nancy DeMott

Nancy DeMott is the retired resource director at the Center for Congregations. She co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space to Mission and Message

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