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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 Q1 2023 Unstuck Church Report:

New Church Data & Trends

Get key takeaways from our most recent assessment results in the categories of reach, connection, staffing and structure, finances and overall health. In this report, Tony Morgan shares his personal reflections on the data, provides a summary of the data by church size, and highlights the differences between growing and declining/plateaued churches.

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Ministry Reach

Data on in-person attendance, engagement with online services, baptisms, and more.

Ministry Connection

Data on small groups, volunteer engagement, and span of care.

Ministry Staffing & Structure

Data on staffing levels, church boards, and committees.

Ministry Finances

Data on church giving, staffing budgets, cash reserves, debt, and more.

Insights from Christian Financial Resources

This report features special insights in the areas of ministry giving, benefits for staff, and more from report sponsor, Christian Financial Resources.

About the Data: or this quarter’s report, we only included churches that provided data during the four weeks between January 4 and February 1, 2023. We received survey responses from 349 churches that ranged in size from under 100 to over 7,000 in physical attendance for worship gatherings. The average in-person attendance of these churches was 695 people.

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