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Worship attendance rises, while baptisms decline in SBC congregations

Worship attendance rises, while baptisms decline in SBC congregations

Jun 1, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) – The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) expanded by more than 270 churches in 2017. More people showed up for weekly worship services, and congregations gave more generously in a strengthening economy.

However, reported baptisms and membership declined as fewer churches participated in the SBC’s Annual Church Profile (ACP).

Long-standing patterns continued to dominate the ACP, which is compiled by LifeWay Christian Resources in cooperation with Baptist state conventions.

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