Small Church:


  • Cultivating Change in Small Towns and Rural Communities, 7/20/2023 PRC webinar on demand: Click here
  • Small Church Checkup: Assessing Your Church’s Health and Creating a Treatment Plan, a PRC recorded webinar: Click here
  • Small Church, Big Mission, 9/2021 PRC recorded webinar: Click here
  • Small Church Series: Thriving Rural Ministry, 9/2021 PRC recorded webinar: Click here
  • Small Church Series: Big Impact, PRC Recorded webinar: Click here
  • Can This Work In A Small Church? Karl Vaters podcast: Click here
  • Small church webinars and other resource page from PRC: Click here


Articles/Resource pages:

  • Let’s reframe vitality, 4/2023 Outlook article by Phil Blackburn: Click here
  • Faith and Leadership, Allen T. Stanton, UMC, articles for small rural churches: Click here
  • Congregational Capacity for Change: A Challenge for Small Churches, 4/2022 article: Click here
  • The small church: a gift to its community, 10/2021 PC(USA) article: Click here
  • Smaller congregations are ‘hardy and tough,’ says Stewardship Kaleidoscope speaker, PC(USA) article: Click here
  • Can Small Congregations Change? 3/2015 article by Sarai Rice (Congregational Consulting Group): Click here
  • What Is A Small Church? 7/2021 (Karl Vaders article): Click here
  • Revitalizing church leadership: PneuMatrix joins the Holy Spirit in identifying adaptive change and positive deviance, 2/2018 (Presbyterian Outlook article): Click here
  • 3 Unique Gifts of the Rural Church, 5/2021 (Lewis Center for Church Leadership article): Click here
  • Leveraging Church Property Can Sustain Your Mission, 5/2021 Lewis Center for Church Leadership article: Click here
  • To the Point: A New Way to View Small Church Vitality, 3/2019 article by Lewis A. Parks: Click here
  • Ministry Boosts Small Church Vitality, 2012 United Methodist article: Click here
  • Articles about Small Churches by Karl Vaters: Click here


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