The in-between church : navigating size transitions in congregations / Alice Mann.
By: Mann, Alice.
Contributor(s): Oswald, Roy M [clb] | National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Division of Christian Education | Alban Institute.Material type: TextSeries: An Alban Institute publication no. 197. Publisher: [Bethesda, Md.] : Alban Institute Press, 1998Description: viii, , 107 p. : ill., forms, plans, samples ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1566992079 (pbk.).Subject(s): Church management | Church growth
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"Copyright ... 1998 by the Alban Institute"--t.p. verso.
"An Alban Institute Publication"--front cover ; "AL197"--back cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -107).
Forward / Richard F. Holloway -- [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 / Roy Oswald -- Appendix B. Demographic profiles: how do congregations get their money's worth? / Alice Mann -- Notes -- Bibliography.