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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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyZYn7n_nWc This webinar is part of an ongoing webinar series. Each week the institute will offer a lunchtim

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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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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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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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Thursday, January 11, 2024

New Report Finds Increasing Clergy Discontentment Driven by Congregational Conflict and Disconnection 

A new report released Jan. 11 by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research finds that nearly half of Christian clergy have considered leaving their congregation and over half have considered leaving the ministry altogether.

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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Black Churches Hit Hardest but Show Remarkable Resilience in Pandemic 

The latest Hartford Institute for Religion Research study reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted majority Black, white, and multiracial congregations differently over the past three years. 

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Saturday, December 23, 2023

How Churches use Technology in a Post-Pandemic Reality

Similarities and Differences in Findings from the TIC and EPIC Research Projects By Heidi Campbell and Charissa Mikoski A pastor preaches while being filmed for viewers at home. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted many congregations to use technology in new ways. Some congregations who were onc

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Report Offers Glimpse into Spiritually Vibrant though Fiscally Fragile Latino Churches 

A new report, “Latino Congregations: Trends from the Faith Communities Today (FACT) and Exploring the Pandemic Impact on Congregations (EPIC) studies” shows Latino faith communities are a growing presence, even as they face challenges around leadership, finances, and sustainability.  

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Clergy Persevere Through Pandemic Fatigue, Explore Innovative Ways to Connect with Congregations

Although masks have stopped being enforced, and six feet of distance is now looking like a closer three, the effects of the 2020 pandemic are still underway, and congregational leaders are seeing the real effects of it.

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