These are challenging times for most churches. Tight budgets, aging membership and public disinterest are not easy to confront. Is your congregation tired of just getting by? You may find that an experienced outside coach can help you get unstuck and find the direction that will fulfill your mission.
In reality the problems you face can be the first stage of hope.In the Japanese language the character for crisis is a combination of the characters for danger and opportunity. ChurchFuture can help your congregation turn your dangers into opportunity.
Over the past decade David Raymond from ChurchFuture has served or is serving as a coach and consultant and for over 80 ELCA, UMC, UCC, and United Presbyterian churches, often in partnership with denominational staff members and other consultants. Through this experience ChurchFuture has learned how to help congregations uncover their shared vision for the future and take the steps to bring a brighter future into fruition.
— Marko Fields, lay leaderGrace Lutheran Church
"Dave is a very able leader of groups and always looks to hear all voices of those attending the meeting. He is a leader who knows how to lead but also senses when to step back and let others lead."
services page has more information about Raymond's background.
The services page has more information about Raymond's background.