By some estimates, as many as 100,000 church properties will be sold throughout the United States by the year 2030 (see the book, “Gone for Good?” for more on this emerging wave). The purpose of our How to Sell Well resource is to build confidence and capacity within a congregation that is considering selling their church property. While selling church property can be sad and challenging, it can also be an opportunity for new life to emerge on the property and/or with the revenue generated.
The sale of a church property is a pivotal and unique moment where a congregation can reimagine how best to further mission in their community. If you are a congregation seeking to sell your property, this framework will help you determine what is most important for you and what to prioritize in the sale of the property. This tool will help to generate good conversations within the church so that members and leaders will be able to:
How to Sell Well will guide you through exercises and conversation around these vital questions:
You can access How to Sell Well, along with many other useful resources for congregations and social entrepreneurs, by joining the RootedGood's online resource hub, Mycelium, for just $99/year. Join today!
You can also can purchase a physical print-on-demand copy of just this tool from our Blurb bookstore here.
How to Rent Well is a part of a series of tools from RootedGood helping churches navigate their economic future. You can find it, along with How to Develop Well, How to Rent Well, What about Taxes, and other tools within our Mycelium library of resources.
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