As churches struggle, parishes embrace business consulting firm to find new path
Churches, like most for- and nonprofit institutions, need financial, operational and marketing guidance in order to satisfy their religious and secular ambitions.Houses of worship, too, are not immune to the mounting pressures for satisfying their financial, staffing and programming obligations, particularly as fewer people in Connecticut and nationwide attend church.
Signs of tough times abound. One Protestant congregation in Hartford’s North End a year ago put its sanctuary on the market for $1 million. There are currently 22 church or religious properties for sale in Connecticut,