A multifaith research coalition conducting surveys and practical reports on congregations and congregational life in the U.S.
Congregations’ Largest Sources of Concern and Pride
A new report explores both the top challenges and perceived best attributes of U.S. congregations based on open-ended responses from our Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2020 study. Participating congregations were asked their top two concerns about the future of their congregation, as well as the top two things they were most proud of about their faith community and nearly two-thirds of the entire sample responded to these open-ended prompts, sharing their thoughts.Read More
FACTs on Finance: Trends in Congregational Economics from the Faith Communities Today 2020 Study
A new report sheds light on trends in the financial futures of congregations based on data from our Faith Communities Today (FACT) 2020 study. It focuses on economic trends in U.S. faith communities and offers deeper insight into how congregations receive, manage, and spend resources.Read More
Twenty Years of Congregational Change: The 2020 Faith Communities Today Overview
This report summarizes the findings of the largest national survey of congregations ever conducted in the U.S. It captures a pre- and early pandemic picture of America’s faith communities and affirms many of the trends evident over the past few decades, while also highlighting some distinct areas of change.Download Report