If your church is like so many others in the US, you’re dedicated to leading and developing followers of Jesus—of all ages. But something’s missing.
Young people. Twentysomethings. Teenagers. Maybe they’re not completely absent, but there sure aren’t as many as you’d like to see filtering in the doors on Sunday.
If your church seems to be aging every year, you’re not alone. You’re actually part of an overwhelming trend.
While 18-29 year olds make up 17% of our overall population, they constitute only 10% of churchgoers. In fact, many churches across the United States are shrinking and aging overall, and even closing their doors. The stats just don’t lie.
Percentage of US adult population attending church
When you join a Growing Young Cohort, you’ll stop guessing and grasping at trends and let our expert training lead you forward.
We know that you invest in resources carefully. Yet conferences can be encouraging, but too general. And seminars are often interesting, but too short. What your team really needs is:
As your team encounters our year-long cohort, we’ll help you discover what those 6 core commitments look like in your context.
Here’s how it all breaks down: