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Help Ensure the Future of Historic Sacred Places

Historic sacred places appeal to our hearts and our minds. Their permanence reveals common stories about our hopes and shared humanity. Partners’ wealth of expertise, tools, and resources helps congregations across the country, bringing together people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to share their common concerns and find solutions. For over twenty-five years, Partners has been at the intersection of heritage, faith, and community. With your support, Partners will remain a catalyst for transforming leadership, empowering congregations, and strengthening communities. For more information about ways you can support Partners for Sacred Places, please contact us at 215-567-3234.

Donate Now

Donations to Partners for Sacred Places have an immediate, invaluable impact on the communities and congregations we serve. Through your generous  gift, you lead the way in strengthening Partners’ programs and sustaining its critical mission.

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Become an Individual or Family Member

Join Partners for Sacred Places and be part of a growing movement to ensure the future of our historic sacred places.

Basic Membership $40 Includes a one-year subscription to our printed magazine, Sacred Places, and information about regional workshops and events.
Family Membership $60 Includes the benefits of the Basic Membership, but for two people instead of one.
Supporting Membership $100 Includes the benefits of the Basic Membership plus a gift.
Contributing Membership $250 Includes the benefits of the Supporting Membership plus a gift.
Sustaining Membership $500 Includes the benefits of the Contributing Membership plus a special gift.
Full Membership $1000 Includes the benefits of the Sustaining Membership plus a special gift.

Download the individual membership form here.

 

Memberships for Congregations

Become a member of Partners for Sacred Places today and help ensure the future of America’s historic sacred places!

Basic Membership $100 Includes a one-year subscription to Sacred Places magazine, filled with news, stories, ideas and best practices to assist congregations in the care of their property, community programming, and partnerships, and information about regional workshops and events.
Contributing Membership $200 Includes all the benefits of Basic Membership plus a copy of Partners for Sacred Places publication, Sacred Places at Risk, a national study that provides evidence of how congregations with historic sacred places use their properties for a wide array of community outreach programs, and presents a strong argument for the sound stewardship of these neighborhood anchors.
Sustaining Membership $500 Includes all the benefits of Contributing Membership plus a 30-minute phone consultation with a member of Partners’ staff to discuss critical needs of YOUR congregation and a copy of The Maintenance Manual: A Program for Inspection and Seasonal Maintenance of Religious Properties, a resource and guide to record building inspections and maintenance, including checklists for safety and mechanical systems, a glossary, and organizers for emergency numbers.
Full Membership $1000 Includes all the benefits of Sustaining Membership plus a 1-hour phone consultation with a member of Partners’ staff to discuss the critical areas faced by YOUR congregation including: asset-mapping and community engagement; strategic partnerships and space-sharing; capital grant campaigns; and collaborative initiatives among congregations. Full members also receive Partners’ publication, Your Sacred Place Is A Community Asset: A Tool Kit to Attract New Resources and New Partners, an invaluable guide for capital campaigns.

Download the membership form for congregations here.

 

Professional Alliance Membership

The Professional Alliance, for firms that specialize in the restoration of historic religious properties, has its own membership levels and benefits. For more information, visit the Professional Alliance membership page.