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  • A dedication ceremony provides a finish line for the congregation to cross, a time to say “well done” and “we’re done.”
    By Donald E. Skinner | January 1, 2013 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Facilities Management, Congregational Administration, Governance for Congregations
  • As late summer approaches so does the surge of church shoppers that many congregations experience. Here are tips to make sure your facilities and programs are prepared for them.
    By Donald E. Skinner | August 29, 2012 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Hospitality
  • When a congregation wants to add a new program, what are some helpful strategies?
    Leader Resource | By Donald E. Skinner | February 1, 2012 (reviewed May 2024) | From InterConnections
    Tagged as: Covenant Groups & Small Group Ministry, Membership in Congregations, Communication, Congregational Administration, Governance for Congregations, Leadership Development, Membership Growth & Outreach
  • Community ministers benefit by having a place that supports them spiritually and provides social connections. The congregation gains by its connection with a minister who has insights beyond the congregation's walls.
    Audio Recording | By Donald E. Skinner | June 15, 2006 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Shared Ministry Teams, Membership Growth & Outreach
  • membership coordinator, and she focused much of her energy on integrating new and not-so-new members.
    Audio Recording | By Donald E. Skinner | June 15, 2006 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Hospitality, Membership in Congregations, Membership Growth & Outreach
  • When InterConnections wrote a lengthy article about church websites in 1998 an estimated 40 to 60 percent of our congregations had them. In 2006 the figure was over 90 percent. (It's close to 100% in 2019) Increasingly, it’s the way that visitors find us. Many congregations report that most of...
    Audio Recording | By Donald E. Skinner | February 15, 2006 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Outreach & Marketing, Websites
  • Is your congregation being held hostage? Is there a troublesome personality who tries to get his or her own way by withholding money, by loud assertive behavior, or by misusing Joys and Concerns?...
    Audio Recording | By Donald E. Skinner | June 23, 2005 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Conflict Management in Congregations, Safe Congregations
  • Looking for a way to reach out to members who are no longer attending? The UU Church of Berkeley shares their script.
    By Donald E. Skinner, UU Church of Berkeley, Kensington, CA | November 1, 2004 | From LeaderLab
    Tagged as: Membership in Congregations