House Churches

Struggling, Closed And Closing Churches Research Project

Struggling, Closed And Closing Churches Research Project

Church Buildings Council STRUGGLING, CLOSED AND CLOSING CHURCHES RESEARCH PROJECT Report Guy Braithwaite Church Buildings Officer February 2020 1 Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ............................................................................................................................ 3 BRIEF ....................................................................................................................................................... 7 INTRODUCTION....................................................................................................................................... 9 METHODOLOGY .................................................................................................................................... 13 Analysis of casework ......................................................................................................................... 13 Stakeholder survey ........................................................................................................................... 17 Survey 1.........................................................................................................................................17 Survey 2.........................................................................................................................................19 RESEARCH FINDINGS.............................................................................................................................21 Casework activity