1. The cost of consulting depends on the extent of the consultation. Sometimes that consulting is just a dialogue about a leadership issue or answering a question about a problem. That is offered at an hourly rate.
Often the question in a practical way must be: "What will it cost if we do not get consultation?
2. The cost of a comprehensive consultation for small to medium size church is $2500.00. This involves:
Research into the local church history, usually provided in cooperation with the Minister and Elders, participating.
A demographic study based on the most recent and available census information.
A Church Health Analysis that is information gathered from a selected number of congregation members through a written survey.
Analysis of information by consultant.
An On-Site visit for personal interviews for collaboration of information.
A tour of facilities and property for effective application of analysis.
An observation of worship services and Bible Study times to discover both utilization and effectiveness of each portion of morning services.
A presentation of findings to congregation on date convenient to congregation.
A follow-up written observations and recommendations for further action.