Study on Congregational Giving

Project Number: 
960280
Start Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1996
Abstract: 

Dr. Zech and other scholars will continue to analyze and study the data previously collected for the large congregational study conducted by Catholic University of America (see Grant #920764). That data included baseline information on 625 congregations, a survey of 10,902 church members, and a Gallup poll of 1,002 individuals nation-wide. Five substantive areas will be studied more closely: specific denominational patterns, giving patterns of "baby boomers," the mission funding crisis, volunteerism in the church, and secular vs. religious giving. (SM)

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