More Millennials Raise Families in Urban Areas
More Millennials Raise Families in Urban Areas

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.

Learn About Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry

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.


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  • Ted joined the staff of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries in February 2010. He brings more than twenty-five years of experience using media to create social change by creating communications strategies and content for progressive non-profits, political campaigns, and cause based...

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