The Post-Pandemic Small Groups Boom Is on the Way!

"The church did not 'close,' because the church is a body of believers — not a building, not a service, not an institution.... But Zoom fatigue set in quickly. I predict there’s a coming small groups boom, because online groups are just not the same as in-person groups. Right now you are in an unprecedented moment" - C.Leaders

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91% of churchgoers plan to return to in-person worship services after the pandemic

"A study of 1,000 Protestant churchgoers in the U.S. from Lifeway Research found, when COVID-19 is no longer an active threat to people’s health, 91 percent plan to attend in-person worship services at least as often as they did before the coronavirus pandemic. That includes almost a quarter (23 percent) who plan to attend more than they did previously." - LifeWay

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“Place” has been redefined and reimagined. So, what are the implications for churches?

"Home has become our stadium and athletic arena. We have become accustomed to viewing sporting events rather than attending them.... home has become our fitness center, since we elected to buy a Peleton bike rather than keep our gym membership. And, of course, the home has become an office for millions.... We are in a post-place world." - Thom Rainer

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