Remember the Future

Financial Leadership and Asset Management for Congregations

Gerald W. Keucher

Apr/2006, 160 Pages, PAPERBACK, 6 x 9

ISBN-13: 9780898695182



Remember the Future is a result of years of hands-on consulting work with struggling congregations by Jerry Keucher, controller of the Diocese of New York. Keucher notes that many, if not most, congregations in mainline churches have declined in the past forty years and that this shrinkage in numbers "has deeply affected the psyches" of congregational leaders. Using a positive tone and attitude to help congregations imagine health instead of decline, Keucher offers clear, step-by-step methods and advice on analyzing and managing all aspects of congregational assets.

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Gerald W. Keucher is an Episcopal priest, retired chief operating officer of the Diocese of New York,  and author of Remember the Future: Financial Leadership and Asset Management for Congregations. He lives in Staten Island, New York.

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