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Events | Easter

Easter Blessings from Aspen Group

By: Aspen Group
March 26, 2018

We join you in celebrating our Savior's resurrection on Easter Sunday. Aspen's mission is to create space for ministry impact. May your church serve as a place for all who enter to experience the mystery of Christ's death and resurrection, and the ultimate impact of his salvation for every person.  

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Events | Managing Facilities

Pastors: 15 Ways to Convert Easter Visitors Into Return Attendees

By: Joe LaPaglia
March 19, 2018

As Sunday services go, Easter ranks as the highest attended worship service throughout the year—outpacing Christmas and Mother’s Day. You know this. You’ve seen your crowded worship spaces each year. And no doubt you and your ministry staff have already begun your sermon and lesson preparation for Holy Week. But in all your planning for the most important day on the Christian calendar, don’t forget to think beyond the pulpit.

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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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Events | Multisite | Church Culture | alignment conference | facilities | thanksgiving

Thank You to Our 2017 Alignment Conference Partners

By: Marian Liautaud
November 22, 2017

In this Thanksgiving season, we'd like to extend our sincere gratitude to the 2017 Alignment Conference Partners, who helped make this year's event possible. Please take some time to review this year's roster of partners who play vital roles in supporting our clients throughout the year.

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Events | Multisite | alignment conference

Launching Your Next Church: A Recap of Aspen’s 2017 Alignment Conference

By: Shannon Jirik
October 30, 2017

What do we do when we run out of space? How do we answer God’s call to plant another church or campus site? Where will we find the resources we need to launch a new church? How do we train leaders and raise funds? How do we engage Millennials? Is it even the right time to start thinking about planting a new church? As a church leader, you may find yourself asking these same questions. Weren’t able to make it to Aspen’s 2017 Alignment Conference? Here’s a quick recap of the main stage keynote talks.

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Events | Leadership | church planting | Ministry

Taking Flight: A Podcast Interview for Church Planters with Mark Jobe

By: Mark Jobe
August 03, 2017

Pastors: are you throwing your hands in the air, ready to quit? Not sure where to go next in your ministry or what God is calling you to? Experiencing burnout or exhaustion? Whether you're a seasoned pastor or you're diving into your very first church plant, chances are slim that everything in your ministry has gone off without a hitch. Maybe you're at a point in your life where you simply feel... stuck. 

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Events | Church Culture

3 Ways to "Honor Our Fathers" at Church

By: Joe Dudeck
June 15, 2017

Eight times in scripture—from Exodus to Ephesians—God exhorts us to “honor our fathers.” And when something’s mentioned that many times in the Bible, it’s definitely worth noting. But what does honor really mean? The Greek word for honor means to revere, prize, and value highly. It’s a matter of giving high regard and respect to the person and position of fatherhood.

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Events | Multisite | church planting

Announcing Aspen’s 2017 Alignment Conference: Launching Your Next Church

By: Marian Liautaud
May 18, 2017

“The idea of multisite churches began as a bandaid solution for megachurches that found themselves out of room,” says Jim Tomberlin, founder of MultiSite Solutions.  

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Events | Millennials

Our Top 5 Blog Posts of 2016

By: Marian Liautaud
December 27, 2016

Before we fully wind down 2016, here's one more look at our top five blogs posts from the year. We look forward to seeing you in 2017!

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Culture | Events | Managing Facilities

Writing the Next Chapter of Your Church Design Story (VIDEO)

By: Marian Liautaud
December 15, 2016

Church facilities matter. The people and the physical spaces that make up the church are conduits for connecting people to God and others. But the story has shifted over the past few decades.

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Church Design | Project Profiles | Culture | Events | Multisite | Church Construction | Managing Facilities

A Hearty Thank You to Our Alignment Conference Partners

By: Marian Liautaud
December 01, 2016

In this season of gratitude, we'd like to give thanks to our 2016 Alignment Conference Partners, who not only help us host the annual event for senior pastors, executive pastors, elders, and ministry leaders, but who also play vital roles in serving all our clients throughout the year. All these companies help bring our church projects into better alignment.

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