Survey Finds Growth, Vitality in Multisite Church Model

by Adelle M. Banks. The Washington Post. Accessed November 30, 2017.
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There is a reason why more congregations are looking at expanding to more than one site. For many congregations it works. Mission expands. Attendance increases. The congregation touches more lives. This news article notes that nearly 1 in 10 Protestants attends a congregation that worships in more than one site. The findings, based on 2013 research from both Leadership Network and the National Congregations Study, also show that this isn’t just a large city phenomenon. Small town and rural areas account for 47% of the multisite assemblies. This article is factual. It is based on sociological data It is brief. It is the kind of material that will inform. It will provide more knowledge about what others are experiencing. From there, you might end up with more questions than answers, but your questions are likely to be more focused and strategic.