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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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State of the Church 2020

This a repository of short articles based on research conducted by the Barna group’s survey and interview research surrounding the intersection of faith and culture. Blog posts, interviews, and reflection pieces draw on perspectives gleaned from both research and pastoral perspectives on topic...

Attribution: Barna

Theme/Topic: National Perspectives

Resource Type: Survey Reports

Publish Date: 10/07/2021

How Are Congregations Being Affected by COVID-19?

The Lake Institute surveyed 555 congregations in July 2020. While congregational giving in these congregations was down 4.4% in March, that number had grown to 6% in June. 65% of congregations surveyed had received PPP. Catholic and larger congregations were more likely to have applied. 71% of conse...

Attribution: Lake Institute on Faith and Giving

Theme/Topic: Finance

Resource Type: Survey Reports

Publish Date: 09/01/2021