Friday, September 9, 2022
For One Small Church, COVID Proved Too Much to Overcome
As their congregation approached its 60th anniversary, leaders of Grace Evangelical Covenant Church in Chicago put together a video, recounting its history.
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Our recent research project was conducted in partnership with the Villanova University Center for Church Management fellowship (2021-2022) and was funded by Lilly Endowment Inc.
Friday, July 22, 2022
How the Digital Divide & Digital Reluctance Impact Churches During the Covid-19 Pandemic
Church leaders encountered many new challenges during the pandemic.
Monday, July 11, 2022
Facing COVID and Other Crises, Boulder Church Learns to Listen, Adapt
Like most congregations across the U.S., First Congregational Church, UCC in Boulder, Colorado was rattled by COVID-19.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Webinar Recording and FAQ: The Pandemic’s Impact on Churches
In late June, our researchers presented a webinar hosted by Hartford International University for Religion and Peace entitled "The Pandemic’s Impact on Churches: What the Data Show Thus Far" in which they discussed findings from three recent surveys taken from 5,000 churches about how congregation
Friday, May 27, 2022
Roleplaying as a Refuge: UU Church Engages Youth Through Dungeons and Dragons During Pandemic
A recent study from the Hartford Institute of Religion Research shows when churches pivoted to virtual worship during the pandemic, children’s and youth programming took one of the biggest hits.
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Survey Shows Religious Education Hit Hard by Pandemic
With summer just around the corner, many churches are gearing up for the return of in-person Vacation Bible School.
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Is A Great Resignation Brewing For Pastors?
Are nearly 40% of clergy really about to leave the ministry?
Saturday, March 26, 2022
For Denver Church, Online Worship Is Way to Save For Permanent Building
When members of Faith Community Baptist Church of Denver realized the Covid-19 pandemic wasn’t going to budge, they decided to embrace “Zoom church” in an extended way.