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Churches - Buildings and Congregations, 5 Do's & Don't

A church is both building and people, bricks and mortals. First came the attendance decline among mortals; a bricks crisis followed. Now church buildings are an endangered species. Drive through any American town and you might see a former church with weeds coming up out of the sidewalks, the door half hinged, the sign unpainted. There are 50 church buildings in New­burgh, New York, population 28,000; community organizers there estimate 2,000 people in worship on Sundays.  [Read More].

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