The Anglican Church of Canada is facing a wake-up call about the future of its congregation. A report commissioned by the church indicates that there may be no more members in about 20 years (approximately 2040).
Five different methodologies included in the research for the report gave the same result.
Church leaders quoted in the article express many sentiments ranging from hope to “the church is not ours to save.”
How we find belonging has been shifting and is likely to continue to shift. The decline of religious institutions leaves room for new organizations to fill gaps in terms of providing people with a sense of identity, wellness, and community.