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Clergy Commentary

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Burned out, exhausted, leaving: A new survey finds clergy are not OK

(RNS) — In January, the Hartford Institute for Religion Research released a foundational report about the health of America’s churches and the leaders that serve them in the post-COVID-19 moment. The survey’s title, “I’m Exhausted All the Time,” will resonate with anyone who, like me, is

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Events

Friday, February 9, 2024

Webinar Series: From Surviving to Thriving- Research-based Insights for Congregational Flourishing

Missing our webinar series already? Join Hartford Institute researchers online on March 7th at 12:15 pm EST to discuss the latest clergy health research. We'll explore the implications of our 2023 clergy wellness study and what impacts the well-being of religious leaders - register now through the

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Events

Monday, February 5, 2024

VIDEO: Technological Innovation

In this webinar hosted by Exploring the Pandemic Impact on Congregations, learn about how hybrid worship is here to stay, and how else technological changes of the past few years are reshaping congregational life. https://youtu.be/YsryY7X0PPM This webinar is part of an ongoing webinar seri

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Press Release

Friday, February 2, 2024

Pandemic Propels Congregations into Digital Age, New Study Shows 

The Hartford Institute for Religion Research released findings Feb. 2 from its multi-year study Exploring the Pandemic Impact on Congregations showing how churches and other faith communities have adapted their use of technology since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Events

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

VIDEO: Latino, Black & Multiracial Dynamics

In this webinar hosted by Exploring the Pandemic Impact on Congregations, learn about the distinctive patterns and dynamics of Black, Latino, and Multiracial churches. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIw6W90oQFA&t=4s This webinar is part of an ongoing webinar series. Each week the insti

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Events

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

VIDEO: Multifaith Patterns

In this webinar co-sponsored by Faith Communities Today, learn about the ways different faith groups have responded to the challenges of the pandemic.

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Latest News

Monday, January 22, 2024

The Spirit of Latino Churches: How Compassion and Community Keep Congregations Vibrant

The future is Latino - and the nation's places of worship are starting to reflect this truth.

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Events

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

VIDEO: Clergy Health & Well Being Webinar

In its first webinar series of the year, Hartford Institute for Religion Research faculty addressed the pressing issue of clergy wellness.

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Featured Research

Thursday, January 11, 2024

“I’m Exhausted All the Time”: Exploring the Factors Contributing to Growing Clergy Discontentment

The Hartford Institute for Religion Research has released a study finding high levels of discontentment among Christian clergy in the U.S.

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