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Writings about Church Growth and Decline

Church growth and decline research and reflections are the focus of this collection of scholarly articles, housed on the website of the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. This extensive resource includes topics such as conservative church growth, the decline and future of mainline Protestant congregations and denominational change, the impact of individualism on civic participation, strategies for new church development, evangelism, denominational growth, and church participation among Black Americans, Canadians, Baby Boomers, and Catholics. Articles feature churches experiencing growth or decline, statistics, and factors that may influence membership.

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International Peacemaker on Syrian Refugee Crisis at Union Seminary

Dr. Mary Mikhael, a native of Syria, will visit Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond October 3, 2018, to address the...

Discovering Hope in the Valley of Dry Bones

Struggling in the valley of dry bones?Listen and subscribe to Faith & Leadership's podcast, Can These Bones. The...

The Heart of a Servant and Faith Like a Child

Here are some sermon resources and art work for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost - September 23, 2018 (Year B)...

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