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by Ron Wolfson
As one who has worked in the field of synagogue transformation for more than 20 years, I am often asked, “What are the vital signs of a healthy congregation?” Here are seven vital signs I look for in taking the pulse of a community:
Checking your congregational vital signs and taking the temperature of your culture is a good way to begin the process of shaping a relational community offering a path to meaning and purpose, belonging, and blessing.
Ron Wolfson is the author of Relational Judaism: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform the Jewish Community, The Spirituality of Welcoming: How to Transform Your Congregation into a Sacred Community, and the forthcoming The Best Boy in the United States of America: A Memoir of Blessings and Kisses (all Jewish Lights).
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