Welcome to the National Congregations Study!

2012 NCS data collection is complete!
The data should be available in summer, 2014.
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The National Congregations Study surveys a representative sample of America's churches, synagogues, mosques and other local places of worship. It gathers information about a wide range of characteristics and activities of congregations.

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