Mann, Alice.

The in-between church : navigating size transitions in congregations / Alice Mann. - [Bethesda, Md.] : Alban Institute Press, 1998. - viii, [1], 107 p. : ill., forms, plans, samples ; 23 cm. - An Alban Institute publication no. 197. .

"Copyright ... 1998 by the Alban Institute"--t.p. verso. "An Alban Institute Publication"--front cover ; "AL197"--back cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [105]-107).

Forward / [Chapter 1. (etc.)] Introduction -- Are we facing a size transition? -- What happens between sizes? -- Should we be growing? -- Why make the sacrifice? -- Should we add a new worship service? -- Should we add staff? -- What will it take to make the change -- Appendix A. How to minister effectively in family, pastoral, program, and corporate size churches / Appendix B. Demographic profiles: how do congregations get their money's worth? / Notes -- Bibliography. Richard F. Holloway -- Roy Oswald -- Alice Mann --

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