Global Trends on Family Worship and Prayer Meeting Attendance

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Unfortunately, there has been a decline in the number of church members engaging in family worship over the last five years. In the 2013 GCMS, about one in six church members reported that they never had family worship, while 12% reported that they did so less than once a month. A little over a third of respondents reported that they had family worship daily or more than once a day, and under a quarter of them said that, while they didn’t have worship daily, they did it more than once a week

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Institute of Church Ministry/Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research Blog

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World Mission


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