Posts Tagged ‘US religion’

30% of US congregations won’t survive the next 20 years

Thursday, October 21st, 2021
US congregations won't survive

A new, extensive multifaith study predicts that 30% of US religious congregations won’t survive the next 20 years due to a dramatic reduction in attendance. A survey of 15,278 congregations in 80 Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Ba’hai denominations found that large congregations continued to grow. In contrast, smaller congregations shrank in 2020, according to the Read more

More Americans claim ‘no religious affiliation’

Friday, October 12th, 2012

About 20 percent of the American people say they are unaffiliated with any religion, making them almost as numerous as Catholics, who accounted for 22 percent of participants in a new Pew Research Center study released Oct. 9. The survey of 2,973 adults conducted this summer found people who say they are atheist, agnostic or Read more