Study predicts 30% of US churches will close
October 18, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: A new study by the Hartford Institute for Religious Research predicts that within the next two decades, about 30% of the religious congregations in the US will disappear, as smaller churches close. The study, based on a survey of over 15,000 congregations, includes local communities of all religious groups: Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and other faiths.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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