What signifies a vital congregation? Rabbi Aaron Spiegel, who serves the Center for Congregations in Indiana, reflects on synagogue vitality in this blog post. Rabbi Spiegel considers data from the Special Report on Vital Congregations from Faith Communities Today (FACT) . Share this blog with others in your congregation no matter your religious tradition. You will think about the difference between a congregation that is surviving and one that is vital. You will learn how vital congregations are moving from being program focused to strengthening their engagement with the broader community. Key to community engagement is consideration of relationships, leadership, and practices. The blog will take less than ten minutes to read. The conversation that it starts may redirect energy from internal programs to the community in which your congregation resides.
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