Worship and Education for All

Over the past decade, worship attendance, annual giving, and participation in Christian education have doubled at the United Church of Christ in Norwell, Massachusetts. We have learned that tending to growth requires tending to worship and education for all ages….

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Congregational Management: A Holy Calling

Congregations are among the most fascinating systems anyone can be called to manage. Like all systems, they are filled with anxiety. Unlike most systems, they also are filled with a peace the world cannot give. Like most systems, they are…

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Ask Alban: Helping Volunteers Get Back on Track

Q: Congregational leaders are challenged to help staff and volunteers work cooperatively—in other words, to be aligned. What should a leader do when a valued volunteer is on the wrong track? A: To help congregational leaders and members have the…

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