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How to Nurture Your Mothers on Sunday

By: Aspen Group
May 07, 2015

Apart from Christmas and Easter, more visitors will stream into church on Mother’s Day than on any other Sunday. It’s the perfect opportunity to nurture the moms in your church. But are you ready?

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Project Profiles | Managing Facilities

How to Tap Outside Resources to Stretch Ministry Dollars

By: Aspen Group
September 30, 2014

Every church operates on a finite supply of resources. Your funds are limited. Your materials are limited. Your people are limited.

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Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances, and assumptions will have on your church.

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Church Design | Project Profiles | Events | Millennials | Managing Facilities

Tour Aspen Group’s Latest Building Project: CCC Yellow Box

By: Aspen Group
August 14, 2014

At this year's Alignment Conference, you'll not only HEAR great content on Millennials and church architecture. You'll also be able to SEE, TOUCH, and SMELL it.

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Events | Leadership | Millennials

4 Key Strategies to Help Millennials Find Their Way Back to God (and the Church)

By: Aspen Group
August 14, 2014

“Imagine a group photo of all the students who come to your church (or live within your community of believers) in a typical year. Take a big fat marker and cross out three out of every four faces. That’s the probable toll of spiritual disengagement as students navigate through their faith during the next two decades.” – David Kinnaman That’s a sobering way to start a presentation, especially to a group of pastors and church leaders. But that’s how Drew Dyck, author of Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults Are Leaving the Church…and How to Bring Them Back and Yawning at Tigers: You Can’t Tame God, So Stop Trying, began last week’s Pastors Lunch. As Kinnaman’s quote illustrates, Millennials—today’s older teens and 20somethings—are leaving the church in record numbers. And it’s unlike any generational exodus seen before.

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Community Christian Church to Host Groundbreaking Party at Naperville Yellow Box Campus

By: Aspen Group
July 17, 2013

NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 17, 2013 — Aspen Group, a leading design and build firm for the church and parachurch markets, today announced that Community Christian Church will be hosting a public groundbreaking party on Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m., to commence construction of its new auditorium. The public is invited to attend the celebration on the site of the future worship space at 1635 Emerson Lane in Naperville, Illinois.

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In God We Trust

By: Aspen Group
July 03, 2013

From all of us here at Aspen Group, we wish you a very blessed Independence Day. Please enjoy the beautiful prayer created by the good folks at Centerline New Media.

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Aspen Group Announces New Project Developer

By: Aspen Group
December 10, 2012

CARMEL, Ind., December 10, 2012 — Aspen Group, a leading design and build firm for the church and parachurch markets, today announced a key appointment to support its operations in the greater Indianapolis area. Bob Gray joins Aspen Group as a Project Developer, starting in November 2012.

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Culture | Events | Church Construction

Time to Straighten the Path

By: Aspen Group
August 31, 2012

Are your ministry methods losing relevance? Is your church leadership frustrated with growing pains or organizational dysfunction? Have you found yourself tight on space?

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Church Design | Project Profiles | Church Construction

Apostolic Christian Church of Indianapolis One Year Ministry Story

By: Aspen Group
January 10, 2012

Crossroads….the place where roads intersect.  And that is how Indy AC describes their new Fellowship Hall that was added a year ago as part of an Aspen Group project that included both an addition and renovation of their church.  “We are so blessed to have such a beautiful space to worship and serve together.  Our new church fits us so well and accommodates all of our programs and ministries in a flexible way.  The details are elegant and simply gorgeous,” stated Building Committee Member Mark Beebe.

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Church Design | Events

ASPE Conference in Indy

By: Aspen Group
September 01, 2011

Written by Matt Burress

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