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When moving house becomes moving church

It is too early as yet to know the impact of the Covid-19 restrictions on church attendance in England.

Future trends Peter Brierley
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Many expect it to drop because ‘live-streaming’ has become very popular, and it is much easier to watch on a screen in the comfort of one’s home than travelling to a church on a Sunday. On the other hand, others feel numbers may increase because many more folk have been watching on YouTube or whatever and may feel they want to join in. The issue for church leaders may well be how to accommodate both of these eventualities.