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%).

Resource Details

  • Attribution: United Methodist Church
  • Theme/Topic: Denominations
  • Resource Type: Survey Reports
  • Date: 03/31/2020