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…Invite church members to make a written commitment to grow one step toward faithful attendance. Include a commitment to faithful worship attendance as part of a holistic annual stewardship commitment….

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attendance. As I explained in my article “No Shows” in the current issue of Christian Century, many people assume that there has been a steady decline in worship attendance for…

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attendance. Worship attendance shows the “heartbeat” of the church. Review attendance relative to previous years, and look to understand rises and falls over the year and over multiple years. Also,…

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…They include still evolving patterns of worship and congregational life, worrying attendance trends, churches reevaluating their building needs, and underlying demographic changes that challenge assumptions many churches hold regarding their…

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…Focus Sundays by Lovett H. Weems Jr. and Tom Berlin 50 Ways to Increase Worship Attendance, a free resource from the Lewis Center Overflow: Increase Worship Attendance & Bear More…

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…a “low attendance Sunday” suddenly had the largest attendance of the summer, the pastors discovered the power of involving young people in the leadership of worship. Numbers and records represent…

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