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The Role of Consultants in Strategic Planning

Well-developed strategic plans provide multiple benefits to congregations. These include a deeper sense of belonging, a more efficient and effective use of resources, and a stronger sense of shared vision... read more >

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Tech News for Faith Communities

Keep abreast of changes in technology and regulations relevant to congregations that use technology as part of their worship and communication practices. The “Tech News” blog by Center for Congregations... read more >

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Avoiding Ministry Burnout and Motivating Members to Give

Ministry leadership comes with a host of challenges: avoiding burnout, encouraging congregational giving, integrating media into ministry, motivating an outward focus, creating a nonprofit, or addressing any of a number... read more >

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Best-Practice Advice for Expansions, Renovations and Construction

The Center for Congregations, an Indianapolis-based organization that supports congregations by helping them find the best resources available to address their needs, offers advice, workshops, speakers, resources and events related... read more >

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Taking Time to Make Decisions

Experience shows that hasty decisions are often made in response to anxiety or discomfort. But congregations often make their best strategic decisions when they slow down. Slowing down is not... read more >

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Practical Advice on Facility Maintenance

How much longer will our roof last? Are we using the most efficient heating and cooling system? What are the first steps to begin the renovation process on that old... read more >

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Best Practices for Computers in Churches

Having and using computer technology is no longer optional for churches that want to be effective. Some best practices include creating a technology team, building member support, talking to other... read more >

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The Importance of a Good website

In 2005, 79 percent of American households included Internet users. Yet, most congregations use websites as little more than online brochures, when they could be powerful outreach and society-shaping tools.... read more >

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Capital Campaign Fundraising Benefits

A capital campaign is a special fundraising effort for a specified project. Successful capital campaigns involve the entire membership and are based on a shared vision for the future of... read more >

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Saving Energy at Church

When the Indianapolis Center for Congregations sponsored an energy audit in places of worship, the congregations that participated were surprised by the results. One church learned that their two-boiler heating... read more >

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What Brings You Happiness?

At Harvard Business Review, why the pursuit of money isn't bringing you joy -- and what will. [Read more]. "If there...

Communion Wafers: The Fine Art of Faith and Breadmaking

"The Order of the Brothers of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel, or simply Carmelites, is a Roman Catholic...

Indiana Media Expands with Lily Foundation Help

WFYI Public Media and the eight other Indiana Public Broadcasting stations that make up IPB News will soon be hiring...

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