Six Ways Churches Are Dealing with Parking Shortages

Episode #582
October 22, 2019
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In this episode, Thom and Sam discuss a key barrier to church growth, parking. If you are leading a healthy and growing church parking will be an issue. Listen in as the discussion focuses on six ways churches are dealing with parking shortages.

The six questions from today’s podcast:

  1. Ask key church leaders to park in remote places.
  2. Some churches use shuttle parking, at least for a season.
  3. More churches are starting a non-Sunday morning service to deal with space constraints like parking shortages.
  4. When a church becomes multi-site, parking shortages are often relieved.
  5. Nearby businesses are often happy to allow church members to park on their property.
  6. Some churches reconfigure their parking for more effective use.

Other highlights:

  • Church leaders often arrive early and leave late and do not notice parking issues.
  • As culture has changed, we have fewer people coming to church per car.

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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