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This report explores how new worshiping communities engage in and think about discipleship, spiritual formation, and worship.
While congregations and new worshiping communities are facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are also innovating by learning new technologies, starting new missions, and finding new ways to be the Church while social distancing. This report gathers information from surveys of mid councils, congregations, and new worshiping communities to give… Read more »
Leaders of new worshiping communities were asked questions about their community’s worship practices, sustainability, and presbytery relations.
This report covers research on the sustainability of new worshiping communities within the 1001 NWC movement.
The November 2017 panel is part of an ongoing research project assessing the vitality of existing worshiping communities within the PC(USA), and is part of a collaboration with the office of Vital Congregations. One goal of this panel is to get a better understanding of how Presbyterians are doing in regards to the seven marks…. Read more »
The Leaders Report is based on an annual survey of 1001 New Worshiping Community leaders. It provides the most in-depth research on the demographics of new worshiping communities. This report, part of a 10-year longitudinal research project, tracks the progress of the 1001 New Worshiping Communities initiative.
The Comparative Statistics report is published annually and summarizes data on membership, finances and ministers provided by each congregation to the Office of the General Assembly via the Session Annual Statistical Report. The report compares annual statistics to show trends in areas such as membership gains and losses, receipts and expenditures, and number of ministers…. Read more »
July 20141001 initiative is a hit!
June 2014Race—and how little we understand
The Comparative Statistics report is published annually in the fall and summarizes data on membership, finances and ministers provided by each congregation to the Office of the General Assembly via the Session Annual Statistical Report. The report compares annual statistics to show trends in areas such as membership gains and losses, receipts and expenditures, and… Read more »