Presbyterian Church (USA) on Track to Lose Over 400K Members by 2020

Presbyterian Church (USA) is expecting to see a loss of over 400,000 members between 2015 and 2020, according to a reported internal document.

“The slide [from the meeting] also showed that COGA is predicting membership losses of 100,000 for both 2015 and 2016,” reported The Layman.

PCUSA’s Office of the General Assembly and Presbyterian Mission Agency Board Executive Committee held a meeting last Wednesday when projected losses were discussed, according to a recent account by the conservative Presbyterian publication The Layman.

Read it all from the Christian Post.


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One comment on “Presbyterian Church (USA) on Track to Lose Over 400K Members by 2020

  1. David Keller says:

    The issue is what they do with the data. In ancient times (2001 to 2007), when I was on the TEC Evangelism Commission we were told by Dr. Hardaway EVERY YEAR that TEC was in institutional decline (and had been since about 1997) and that trend would become irreversible somewhere around 2009-2010. In response TEC doubled down; and surely Dr. Hardaway was correct. So, if your agenda is political rather than religious, as is/was TECs and is now PCUSAs, then the data are irrelevant.