Church Focus Groups

Know Your Audience’s Heart

Church Focus Groups (Listening Groups)

Discover their hearts

Effective communication (and leadership) rises and falls on how well you know your audience. As a result, Church Focus Groups help you listen to discover an honest opinion!

Focus groups are the easiest way to hear the heart of your congregation (and community). Get their honest and candid ideas. Engage with us:

  • Professional church listening groups
  • Conducted by a Pastor of Communication
  • Exceptional church focus group experience
  • Afterward, learn from age-graded reports

Mark MacDonald, bestselling author, and communication specialist has conducted church focus groups for 3 decades.

Finally, Be Known for Something® is now offering church focus groups as a standalone service and is still part of our award-winning complete church branding system.

3 Focus Groups are part of the complete Church Branding System

You NEED Church Listening Groups. Here’s Why:

  • Before hiring a Pastor
  • Launching New Leadership
  • part of Ministry Relaunch
  • starting a Church Branding project
  • closing your church’s backdoor
  • showing you care about them
  • for congregation assessment
  • to identify problems and solutions

You’ll Discover:

  • What brought them to the church?
  • Things that keep them
  • What is your church known for?
  • Would they improve anything?
  • What keeps them from attending?
  • Why are people leaving?
  • Are you communicating enough?
  • Is the church missing something?
Church Focus Groups


Pastor, imagine what you can do with this info!

Hear hearts; adapt ministry.

In Person Church Focus Groups

In-Person Groups

Groups in your town
Totally in-person

Package of 3 Focus Groups


  • Leadership Interview
  • ChMS Analysis
  • Demographic Recommendations
  • 3 Generational 1-Hr Focus Groups
  • Church Focus Group Report
  • Ministry Recommendations
  • Optional Church-wide Survey
  • Optional Community Groups
Church Focus Groups Virtual Zoom

Optional Virtual Groups

Conducted on Zoom
COVID safe and easy

Focus Group Package Pricing

Includes: Initial Meeting, Recommendations for Groups, Digital Invitation for Participants, Focus Group Meetings, Comparison Report, and Recommendations

Starting at $4500 for church focus group package (up to 3)

(additional groups: $1300 each)

Free Download

Learn From Us

Be Known for Something Resource PDF

12 Discoveries from Unchurched Focus Groups (PDF)

After decades of listening to (unchurched) community focus groups, the Be Known for Something team compiled 12 EYEOPENING DISCOVERIES that every church needs to hear.