an ecumenical ministry formed to strengthen and revitalize existing churches, and reimagine and support new expressions of church.

The Center for Church Innovation partners with congregations and their networks to innovate their capacity to thrive.


We do this with the expectation that the Spirit is already at work. We are simply joining in, listening and engaging in a process of collective discernment. This results in a freedom to try, risk and fail, knowing that innovation comes with iteration.

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Through our work we engage with various practitioners and academics to bring together inspiring resources and encouraging stories.

Take a look at some of our recent conversations as part of our podcast as well as some short articles around the work of Collective Discernment.