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We are here to help! On this page you will be able to find lots of resources tools, step by step procedures on best practices and guide sheets to help your community grow ranging including models for small community governance, leadership organization, best practices, tricks, tools and applications that we use to make community administration more efficient. Some of these are items are specific to communities in covenant with BridgesUU and others can be applied to any small community.

If you have any questions or would like help in setting up any of the following please reach out to us and we will be glad to help. We are currently adding items to our lists, if there is something specific you would like to see added please let us know by clicking here.

Community Leadership

Governance Models

  • How to create a Shared Ministry with a Vision and Values Team, Board of Trustees, and Staff.
  • How many Teams & Committees are right for our small congregation?

Bylaws and Policy

  • Bylaws v Policy
  • What should be in my Bylaws? Keeping it simple!

Leadership Development

  • Transitioning from Nominating to Leadership Development
Community Programs

Creating the Sunday Experience

  • Sample Order of Service Template
  • Creating a Welcoming Space for Children and Youth

Marketing & Building Your Brand

  • What to include on your Branding Guidelines


  • How to Build a Newsletter
  • Social Media Channels


  • Creating a Finance Team


  • For Children
  • For Youth
  • For Adults
Applications & Tools (Below is a list of Systems and helpful tips that we use at BridgesUU)
Breeze Church Management System
Google Workspace

How to get access to Google Workspace for Free! (Google for Nonprofits)

Google Chrome and Profiles

Google Groups

  • Why use Google Groups?
  • How to setup a Google Group

Google Meet vs Zoom