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Chaplaincy Changes during COVID-19

Since the Covid-19 pandemic chaplains have been in the spotlight. The virus has significantly impacted how they’re able to do their work. This article by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship provides information on how congregations can pray for chaplains, as well as for those they’re servi...

Attribution: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

Resource Type: Blogs and Commentary

Theme/Topic: Leadership

Publish Date: 05/12/2021

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COVID-19 and Our Congregations

This survey was conducted by the United Church of Christ (UCC) between mid-August and mid-September 2020. Results are based on 345 clergy responses and offer a glimpse into how congregations in their denomination have been impacted by the pandemic thus far. Areas of impact explored include worship,...

Attribution: United Church of Christ (UCC)

Theme/Topic: Denominations

Resource Type: Survey Reports

Publish Date: 12/01/2020

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Almost every church in the U.S. is holding in-person services, but pastors report worship service attendance average at 85% of pre-pandemic levels.

In this report from Lifeway Research, as of August 2022 almost all churches were back to in-person worship. However, pastors say attendance hasn’t quite recovered as Sunday worship was at about 85% of what it was before the pandemic....

Attribution: Lifeway Research

Resource Type: Survey Reports

Publish Date: 12/11/2022

The “New Traditional” in a Most Traditional Church: How the Pandemic has Reshaped American Orthodox Christian Churches

In part two of this study, Alexei Krindatch, examines what lay people think about how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed Orthodox Christian Churches. The report addresses multiple issues, including changes in members parish involvement, decline in religious education participation, giving, post-pande...

Attribution: Orthodox Reality

Resource Type: Survey Reports

Publish Date: 12/08/2022