The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Which is yours?

Kenn Inskeep, director of the ELCA Department for Research and Evaluation, describes four types of ELCA congregations.

1. Large, suburban, program-oriented congregations.

2. Smaller congregations that are also growing but are much more faith-based

3. The majority are in the third group--old-time Lutheran congregations all over the country.

4. The fourth kind isn't doing well; they're losing members and are unhappy.

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