By Jim Oct 29 2009 Increased 32% (7 votes) Held steady 27% (6 votes) Decreased 41% (9 votes) Total votes: 22 2242 reads There are 3 Comments Church giving survey Jim - Thu, 10/29/2009 - 11:17am http://blog.beliefnet.com/news/2009/10/congregations-keep-on-giving-d.php ]Congregations Keep on Giving, Despite the Recession National poll of 1,500 congregations surveyed: Increased (37 percent) Held steady (34 percent) Decreased (30 percent) Twitter Jim's Doctrinal Statement From last year to this year, rogercarlson - Thu, 10/29/2009 - 12:22pm From last year to this year, we have been able to cut the budget 17 % but our giving has dropped 23%. Our attendance has held, and even picked up but the recession is hitting us pretty hard. Roger Carlson, Pastor Berean Baptist Church Holding on Angela Stewart - Thu, 10/29/2009 - 4:28pm We were concerned at the beginning of the year. However, we have held steady this year. God continues to supply.