Success Stories

New Dollars/New Partners for Your Sacred Place

Congregations that participate in Partners’ New Dollars/New Partners training program learn valuable skills that they can use to leverage their fundraising and communicate their value. Below, read stories of some of the many successes in congregations we have worked with.

Arch Street UMC

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B’nai Israel Temple

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Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel

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Calvary Episcopal Church

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Calvary UMC

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Capitol Drive Lutheran Church

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Christ Church Lutheran

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Christ Church

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Holy Cross-Immaculata

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Church of Our Saviour

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Discovery UMC

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Druid Hills Presbyterian

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Fairburn UMC

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First Baptist Church

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First Unitarian Church

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Fort Street Presbyterian

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Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox

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Old St. Joseph’s Church

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Overbrook Presbyterian

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Quinn Chapel AME

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Redeemer Missionary Baptist

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Shiloh Baptist Church

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Society Hill Synagogue

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St. John the Evangelist

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The Exemplars Project

The Exemplars Project, funded by a grant from the William Penn Foundation, identified congregations whose social service programs serve as role models in their community and nationally. Read these profiles below.

Breaking Bread

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Neighborhood Bike Works

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Kinder Academy

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Art Sanctuary

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West Kensington Ministry

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Reusing Historic Houses of Worship

In partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Partners for Sacred Places has compiled examples showing how various communities have successfully adapted their former religious properties for new uses — and retained them as important anchors and architectural landmarks. Each case study illustrates the process by which preservation and re-use occurred, challenges and innovative approaches, and contact information to talk directly with local decision makers and experts. Please click here to learn more.