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US Episcopal Church attendance has fallen by nearly a quarter since 2009

The US Episcopal Church is headed by Bishop Michael Curry (center), who wed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.ReutersThere has been a steep decline in attendance at the US Episcopal Church over the past decade.  Latest figures from the liberal denomination show that the number of people regularly attending Sunday service fell from 724,000 in 2009... Read more

Report: Episcopal Church Sees a Decline in Attendance but an Increase in Giving

Report: Episcopal Church Sees a Decline in Attendance but an Increase in Giving In 2019, the Episcopal Church reported a decline in active and baptized members of the church compared to 2018. In 2018, there were 1.67 million members and 531,000 regular attendees, but those numbers dipped to 1.63 million and 518,000 respectively, The Christian Post... Read more

Attendance at Church of England services continues to decline

(Photo: The Church of England)Regular attendance at Church of England churches has fallen again, latest figures show.  The number of regular worshippers attending a Church of England church once a month or more decreased by 1% in 2019 to 1.11 million. On average, 854,000 people attended Church of England services and acts of worship each... Read more

Justice Department Warns San Francisco It Cannot Limit Church Attendance to 1 Person

Justice Department Warns San Francisco It Cannot Limit Church Attendance to 1 Person The Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division recently sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor London Breed insisting that limiting church attendance to only one person "is contrary to the Constitution and the nations best tradition of religious freedom.According to The Christian... Read more

‘Discrimination Against Faith’: Catholic Leaders Call Out Quebec Government for Limiting Church Attendance

'Discrimination Against Faith': Catholic Leaders Call Out Quebec Government for Limiting Church Attendance Earlier this week, Quebecs Minister of Health and Social Services, Christian Dub, announced that churches and places that serve alcohol must lower their capacity to no more than 50 people, according to The Christian Post.Areas hit hard by COVID, such as Montreal... Read more

Over half of pastors predict a decline in church attendance post-Covid

(Photo: Unsplash/Ral Njera)Over half of pastors think fewer Christians will return to church pews after the pandemic is over, a new survey by Barna suggests. Earlier this month, Barna's Church Pulse leader survey asked 422 Protestant pastors to predict the impact of Covid on church attendance. Nearly half (46%) are expecting attendance to have "declined... Read more

51 Percent of Pastors Expect Attendance to Decline Post-Pandemic, Barna Poll Shows

51 Percent of Pastors Expect Attendance to Decline Post-Pandemic, Barna Poll Shows A slight majority of pastors say they believe their congregation will experience a decline in attendance once the COVID-19 pandemic crisis is over, according to a new Barna survey.The poll, released Monday, showed a record-high 51 percent of senior pastors and executive pastors... Read more

10 Ways Pastors Can Encourage Church Attendance

Since coming to faith in Christ at age 15, Ive had a strong desire to gather with the body of Christ. Even hearing not-so-stellar preaching and being with cantankerous people, I always loved gathering with Gods people. When isolation due to chemotherapy kept me from church for four months in 2019, my deepest longing was... Read more

Church Research: Attendance Is Up however Giving Is Down Throughout Pandemic Season | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] The COVID-19 pandemic has church buildings all over the world scrambling to rethink each the sensible realities of church and extra existential questions of what churchiswhile you take away the Sunday service. Barna has been maintaining a tally of American church buildings for the reason that coronavirus lockdown started and now the... Read more

10 Methods Pastors Can Encourage Church Attendance

[ad_1] Since coming to religion in Christ at age 15, Ive had a powerful want to collect with the physique of Christ. Even listening to not-so-stellar preaching and being with cantankerous individuals, I at all times liked gathering with Gods individuals. When isolation on account of chemotherapy stored me from church for 4 months in... Read more

Research: Church Attendance Related With Higher Psychological Well being | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Whereas church buildings wrestle to stem a well-documented exodus of membership from their pews, new analysis means that that the individuals leaving could also be lacking out. A large new examine from the analysis execs at Barna and Christian nonprofit World Imaginative and prescient has discovered a hyperlink between going to church... Read more