Impact of COVID-19 on United Methodist Churches (Phase 1)
UMC Phase I survey received 958 complete responses to an online survey from pastors and lay leaders between March 26-30. Found 67% were using online or livestream worship with a large percentage using Facebook or Youtube (46%); 26% of congregations surveyed expected to make significant budgetary changes. A majority of responses were from congregations with less than 100 average attendance (63%) or would describe itself as a rural or small-town church (66%).
- Attribution: United Methodist Church
- Theme/Topic: Denominations
- Resource Type: Survey Reports
- Date: 03/31/2020