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In the US, religious groups with immigrant members grew fastest over past decade

US Census religious families

United StatesRNS A decennial study of US religious life shows what many demographers and others have long known: Participation in congregational services has not kept up with overall population growth. However, religious groups drawing large numbers of immigrants have seen steady growth. The US Religion Census, conducted every 10 years by the Association of Statisticians of American […]

Half of US churches say Sunday school, other education programs disrupted by pandemic

Child praying

United StatesRNS Sunday school and other Christian education programs have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, with half of congregations surveyed saying their programs were disrupted. A March, 2022, survey by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research found that larger churches with more than 100 people were more successful in maintaining their educational programming for children […]