Episode 354: Location, Location, Location

In Episode 354 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss unlikely places to look when searching for a church venue space. Here is today’s question:

“Do you have any advice about looking into renting a long-term commercial lease for our church venue space? What has worked in the past for other churches? Do you advise against it?” 

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Unlikely places to look for when searching for a church venue 
  • How to generate income through renting out your church space 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “If there is a local performance theatre in your area, start exploring that avenue.” – @toddadkins
  • “Take a look at storefronts and look to see if there are larger places open.” – @toddadkins 
  • “Everywhere you go, start asking yourself, ” How many people can I fit in this place? And  will it be available on a Sunday morning? You may be surprised about what is available.” – @toddadkins 
  • “What if you rented out a commercial space to meet on Sundays, but also use it during the week as a bi-vocational venue space and ministry? – @danielsangi
  • “Dance and gymnastics places may be another avenue to explore.” – @danielsangi
  • “If you find a massive warehouse and know you will not fill up the whole space yet, think about building out what you need and then finding creative ways to rent out the other space.” – @danielsangi

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Published January 21, 2019

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