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4 keys to a successful church café

By Mike Bacile As church cafés have developed over the years, so has the basic formula for creating a café that meets the needs and purpose of the community.  Fading are the days when a church could just serve drip coffee and still be able to create the community and needed revenue for ministries. But […]

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Creating a café with purpose

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  By Mike Bacile There are many tangible elements that go into the making of a successful church café. You need the right look. Proper layout and flow are a must. The wrong equipment, menu or products can spell disaster. But, even if you can achieve all these elements (as needed for a smooth-running, efficient […]

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Is your church ready to add a café?

By Mike Bacile The most frequent question I get from churches is, “How do we know if our church should build a café / coffee bar?” A café has so many positive possibilities to offer a church community. However, it should meet three important criteria in order to really produce the fellowship and revenue most […]

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Church cafés: best practices: purchasing and supplies

Tried-and-true strategies for keeping café costs in check

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