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4 common church types across the nation from the 2018 State of the Church in America

Statistics collected in a 5-year period between 2013-2018 from among over 350 North American Congregations More upcoming 2018 State of the Church in America Mainline Ministry Characteristics 5 more common church types across the nation 3 financial characteristics of the average church in America College education take over church leadership 4 leading types of pastor’s […]

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Is Religion In America in Decline?

Duke University sociologist Mark Chaves’ working title for his new book on trends in U.S. religion was “Continuity and Change in American Religion.” But the folks on the Princeton University Press marketing team suggested he could attract more attention with the bolder title: The Decline of American Religion. Chaves, director of the National Congregations Study, […]

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National Church Survey to Reveal 2018 State of the Church in America

National church survey reveals important data about the state of the church in America today The survey has been conducted for the past two years in several hundred congregations from all denominations across the United States. All collected national trends provide information about essential ministry dynamics and characteristics of the local congregation like: Church Type […]

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The State of RELIGION in AMERICA Today

Religions: Explore religious groups in the U.S. by tradition, family and denomination Christian 70.6% ►ExpandEvangelical Protestant25.4% ►ExpandMainline Protestant14.7% ►ExpandHistorically Black Protestant6.5% Catholic20.8% ►ExpandMormon1.6% ►ExpandOrthodox Christian0.5% Jehovah’s Witness0.8% ►ExpandOther Christian0.4% Non-Christian Faiths 5.9% Jewish1.9% Muslim0.9% Buddhist0.7% Hindu0.7% Other World Religions0.3% Other Faiths1.5% Unaffiliated (religious “nones”)22.8% Atheist3.1% Agnostic4.0% Nothing in particular15.8% Don’t know0.6% % of adults who are “highly religious” […]

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National Church Survey to Reveal State of the Church in America Today

National church survey reveals important data about the state of the church in America today The survey has been conducted for the past two years in several hundred congregations from all denominations across the United States. All collected national trends provide information about essential ministry dynamics and characteristics of the local congregation like: Church Type […]

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