Recent Postings

Make Room for Young People
Writer Michael O'Laughlin says the way to infuse energy and vitality into the aging church is to...
Is It Time for a New Beginning?
A congregation of 75 is in a building meant for 400.A congregation rapidly depletes its reserves...
CRG Workspaces Promote Conversation Anytime, Anywhere
Conversation is a powerful tool for moving through and beyond challenges. Busy schedules create...
Six Practices to Thriving
January is a time of fresh beginnings. Congregational leaders wanting to take a new look at their...
Conducting Meaningful Meetings
The nature and quality of congregational meetings significantly impacts the health and direction...

Upcoming Workshops

Guidelines for a Fruitful Ministry
Congregational leaders are constantly faced with strategic questions. How much staff does our...
Reaching and Unleashing Baby Boomers and Beyond
Baby Boomers are approaching the later years of life in a radically different way than previous...
Planned Giving Strategies for Congregations
Congregational leaders are invited to this luncheon workshop on planned giving.Planned giving,...
Introduction to Congregational Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning is a process by which pertinent questions are addressed and a careful plan is...
Youth Ministry Grant Initiative
The Youth Ministry Grant Initiative of the Center for Congregations is for congregations wanting...
Transforming Congregational Conflict: Compassionate Leadership in Action
This workshop presents problem-solving techniques for handling conflict in the congregation and...