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When worshipers don't settle down: Adapting to Transients

Increasingly far-flung work and lifestyle opportunities are producing many Americans who not only do not have deep roots in any community, but may never grow them. However many still desire a church relationship. Congregations need to take that reality into consideration, says the Rev. Cynthia D. Weems in an article written for Faith & Leadership, an online offering of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity School. Congregations need to explore new models for church communities that recognize that the long-settled parishioner is rapidly disappearing. Read her reflection, discuss her three observations with your planning team, and explore the related material for additional perspective.

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Conservative Commencement Address 

"Harvard professor Danielle Allen's commence address at Pomona College was among the best at this year's graduations,...

A Sea of iPhones in Churches - Is It A Good Thing?

Episcopal Bishop Michael Curry delivered at the royal wedding a few weeks ago drew notice around the world for its...

All Over The World Young People Tend To Be Less Religious

"Recent surveys have found that younger adults are far less likely than older generations to identify with a...

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The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association providing support of theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA produces a prestigious line of electronic resources to support the scholarly study of religion and theology. Learn more.

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