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There are many ways to describe congregational growth. An enduring means is the four types of growth devised by Ted Buckle and popularized by Loren Mead in his book More Than Numbers: the Way Churches Grow. These types of growth are:
As Unitarian Universalists, we work together in a voluntary covenant with other congregations. As such, we grow and learn best when we work together. We celebrate innovating growth work of UU congregations through Breakthrough Congregations.
Growth looks different in congregations of different sizes. The resources below are organized based on adult congregational attendance:
As your congregation grows, things will change – some automatically and some will require intentional adjustments. For support, advice, and encouragement along the way, join the conversations below or speak with your Regional staff team.
For more information contact growthresources @ uua.org.
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
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Last updated on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
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