This resource lays out the seven lifecycle phases of a congregation, beginning with "Launch" and ending with "Life Support." It also provides tools for churches to map out a strategic response to each stage.
seven lifecycle phases of congregations, life cycle assessment, strategic responses to get "unstuck"
clergy and lay leaders
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- Take the life cycle assessment in the appendix to identify where your church is and form an appropriate response plan.
- Share with church leaders and discuss potential strategies on how to achieve the congregational "sweet spot" using this resource.