The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Reader call: Inactive

The ELCA has 4.5 million members, but only 28 percent on average attended worship in 2009.

In most denominations, 60 percent to 80 percent of members don't regularly attend worship or take an active role.

For a 2012 cover story, we'd like to know what your congregation, synod or group is doing, especially if it's making a difference.

By Oct. 1, send a brief summary of how you keep active members involved and reach out to inactives (include your contact information) to Elizabeth Hunter.

Or respond online …


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