248 results for Taking Attendance
Stop Taking Attendance
This article argues that congregations should focus more on overall impact versus attendance.
The Non-Attending Faithful
This article looks at the practice of young people "attending to what matters" without attending church, affirming the life of faith away from institutions while expressing hope for the future.
This website has a secondary title of "Ideas for Revitalizing Struggling Churches" and foucses on congregational renewal.
Four Ways Churches Break Attendance Barriers
This web resource details four ways congregations can experience an increase in worship attendance.
7 Do's and Don'ts of Welcoming Guests to Your Congregation
This article draws from the author's experience visiting various congregations to offer seven actions they can take to be more welcoming to guests.
The Myth of the 200 Barrier: How to Lead Through Transitional Growth
This book is written for clergy and lay leaders of congregations struggling to break through the attendance size barrier and will use organizational development observations to demystify the differences between a pastor-centered congregation and a program-centered congregation.
Deep & Wide: Creating Churches Unchurched People Love to Attend
This book argues that congregations should focus on designing their church for the unchurched, equipping readers with strategies and a detailed guide on how transition an established congregation to an attractive place for the unchurched.
Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory
This book uses the story of Lewis and Clark as a conceptual framework to approach leadership, specifically how to lead in an unfamiliar landscape by reflecting then acting.
Taking Flight with Creativity: Worship Design Teams That Work
This resource tackles the ins and outs of vibrant worship, and provides suggestions on how to organize a worship team that can create dynamic and spiritually grounded worship.
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