“The Great Dechurching”

Who’s Leaving, Why Are They Going, and What Will It Take to Bring Them Back?

A homily in conversation with a new book of that nameForty million Americans who previously were members of a congregation stopped attending in the last 25 years. Why? It isn’t all attributable to loss of faith or broken relationships due to abuse by or corruption in leadership in particular parishes. What is it about the structure of our modern lives that works against membership growth?

Here’s the video of this Service:

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