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More Millennials Raise Families in Urban Areas

By Ted Resnikoff

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How Will Changing Demographics Change Congregations?

Recent research shows more Millennials are raising families in urban areas than is historically the case when an age-cohort reaches the age of starting families. This suggests that the demographics in non-urban congregations will change (discussed here on Blue Boat) and that urban ministries will encounter new challenges and opportunities.

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Two stories of urban ministry | "The challenge and future of urban ministry: The case of White Memorial Church", on the Ministry Magazine blog by Lawrence Downing | "A New Kind of Urban Ministry, Christians no longer want their communities fixed. They want them flourishing" on the Christianity Today blog by Andy Crouch.