Episode 386: What’s the Best Venue for My Church Plant?

In Episode 386 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Todd discuss things to think about as you are looking for a venue for a church plant or campus. Here is today’s question:

“With many school districts becoming increasingly unwelcome to hosting church services, what are y’all seeing as potential meeting space replacements?” 

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • The best venues for a church campus
  • What you need to look for as you assess venue options

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “My number one favorite place to meet was in a performing arts theater.” – @toddadkins
  • “One of the things to work out early on is what is the staging going to look like and what is strikeable on a weekly basis.” – @toddadkins
  • “Age groups met around different large colored rugs and once the service started the lobby became the children’s area.” – @toddadkins
  • “Be prepared to put up other posters over the movie posters.” – @danielsangi
  • “Keep in mind that a lot of performing arts theaters will have Sunday afternoon showings, so you usually have to be done by 12.” – @toddadkins
  • “I cannot walk into any venue and not think about how many people I can fit in here.” – @toddadkins
  • “If they don’t have a loading dock you need to add a few people to your team.” – @toddadkins
  • “It doesn’t matter where you are, the swing of temperature can do a great amount of damage to the equipment.” – @toddadkins
  • “When you are assessing those venues, be sure you are assessing the manager and their ability to make those decisions that are necessary to negotiate.” – @toddadkins

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Published May 13, 2019

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