About us

The Center for Parish Development is an ecumenical research and development agency with over 50 years of experience of helping people participate in God’s mission more faithfully and fruitfully. 

We provide congregational coaching through a network of trained coaches and staff who can guide you through Center specific resources or help create a unique process for your context.  We also offer immediately accessible online support through bible studies, essays, learning modules, and more. 

We seek to develop and empower congregations and individuals to become thriving communities and coaches that in turn develop and empower others to participate in God’s mission. 


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