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From our unique perspective serving 100s of U.S. churches each year, we see benchmarks & trends in church health. Each quarter, we share a snapshot of the numbers we track on a macro level that we hope you will begin tracking in the life of your church.

The Q4 2022 Unstuck Church Report:

New Finance & Staffing Trends

Given current economic conditions...

This quarter’s report focuses on financial and staffing trends specifically. Dive into the data with Tony Morgan's personal reflections on trends surrounding church giving and budgets, staff hiring and turnover, and more. This report also features a summary of the data by church size and special insights from report sponsor, Church Central Office.

the unstuck church report q4 2022

Ministry Finances

Current and projected data on church giving, staffing budgets, and cash reserves.

Ministry Staffing

Current and projected data on church staffing levels, hiring, turnover, and more.

Staffing by Ministry

Data on staffing percentages and roles by ministry area (senior leadership, next generation, worship, digital, etc.)

Summary of Data by Size

This report includes a comprehensive summary of the data broken down by church size (from <200 to 1000+).

Insights from Church Central Office

This report features special insights in the areas of ministry giving, cost of living adjustments for staff, and other personnel and finance topics from report sponsor, Church Central Office.

About the Data: For this quarter’s report, we only included churches that provided data between October 30 and November 15, 2022. We received survey responses from over 400 churches that ranged in size from under 100 to more than 20,000 in physical attendance for worship gatherings. The average in-person attendance of churches that participated was 682 people.

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