Saturday, March 18, 2006


–The number of young men being ordained [in ECUSA] has plummeted more than 90%–from an average of 278 a year in the 1960s to 25 a year since 2000, while the number of older men is fairly steady.


–Women over 35 filled the ranks in substantial numbers after ordination for women was approved in 1976, averting a critical shortfall in qualified clergy.”

By how much has ECUSA membership declined in the same period? Half? Read the whole thing here.

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