This resource reveals the potential for collaborative ministry within small congregations and considers theology, leadership, and the foundations of church, faith, and ministry.
Designed for small membership Christian congregations, this resource explores new ways churches can share God's vision through mission and worship.
This book completes a three-part series on navigating pastoral transitions in Roman Catholic congregations. This resource focuses on how incoming priests can ease their transition and build...
This resource provides a theological and practical guide to closing a congregation.
This article offers advice and resources while covering small congregations and their governing systems, arguing that small congregations need an appropriately sized governance system.
Based on the author's experience within a rural congregation, this resource explores the benefits of a partnership between the church and its farmers, one that can lead to community growth.
The Episcopal Church USA has developed the New Visions Initiative to focus on renewal, visioning for the future, and creative culture change in historically African American Episcopal...
This resource paints a detailed portrait of American congregations from a variety of religious traditions.
This downloadable gude outlines a three-year revitalization process for small churches.
This book frames conflict as a tool to move congregations forward if used positively. In this resource, conflict can spark changes that will allow your congregation to tell a new story about its...