Racial Justice Resources

Resources in 1001

2015 Conference Interview Report

The interview reports are based on individual interviews with NWC leaders and participants. They help track the impact the 1001 initiative is having on lives and communities. This report, part of a 10-year longitudinal research project, tracks the progress of the 1001 New Worshiping Communities initiative.

2016 Presbyterian Panel

The Presbyterian Panel report provides information about the level of awareness of the 1001 initiative throughout the church. This report, part of a 10-year longitudinal research project, tracks the progress of the 1001 New Worshiping Communities initiative.

2014 Presbyterian Panel

The Presbyterian Panel report provides information about the level of awareness of the 1001 initiative throughout the church. This report, part of a 10-year longitudinal research project, tracks the progress of the 1001 New Worshiping Communities initiative.

1001 New Worshiping Communities Leaders Report, February 2017

New worshiping communities are bringing people to Christ by successfully reaching out to the unchurched (those who have never been religious), to the dechurched (those who used to be religious but have given up on church), and to individuals from other religions: About half of NWC participants were not churchgoers before participating in a NWC…. Read more »

Final Report: 1001 Worshiping Community Leader Survey

The main objective of this study is to determine the level of success of the new worshiping communities – are they thriving, what is working for them, and what do they still need in order to better grow in their mission?

1001 New Worshiping Communities Presbyterian Panel Report

The objectives of this panel were to (1) identify how aware today’s Presbyterians are of the 1001 NWC initiative, (2) assess how engaged they are in the initiative, and (3) compare current panelists’ awareness of and involvement in the 1001 NWC initiative to panelists from 2014. (A similar survey was given to Presbyterian Panelists in… Read more »

Final Report: 1001 Presbytery Survey

At the 2012 General Assembly (GA), PC(USA) leaders encouraged Presbyterians to create 1,001 new worshiping communities (NWCs) between 2012 and 2022. Since then, across the PC(USA), 409 new and varied forms of church have been raised up by leaders seeking to ignite discipleship and transformation. Of these, 348 (85%) are currently active. These new worshiping… Read more »

15 Dynamic New People of Color and New Immigrant Worshiping Communities

Nearly 60 percent of the worshiping communities started since 2012 are people of color and new immigrant worshiping communities. The resource, “15 Dynamic New Racial Ethnic and New Worshiping Communities,” highlights people of color and new immigrant worshiping communities that have been started recently and that are making a positive impact on the lives of… Read more »

1001 Q&A Legal

Have legal questions about 1001? Here are some answers.