This book draws from interviews with clergy and lay leaders from over 40 different churches to form a discussion guide, offering an understanding of the "failure to thrive" and a pastoral examination of grief in closing congregations.
merger and closure checklists, examples of documents and templates closing churches should utilize
clergy and lay leaders
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- Brainstorm ideas on how congregational resources may be redirected in a legacy project to benefit other communities of faith.
- Use this as a discussion guide to provide guidance during the difficult discernment process of closing a congregation.