This a sobering, but interesting article about trends in the larger church. Bishop Sauls’ comment speaks directly to St Mary’s efforts to respond to our changing realities.
Episcopal News Service – CHURCHWIDE
Membership in the Episcopal Church in 2010 was 2,125,012, with 1,951,907 in its domestic dioceses and 173,105 in the non-domestic dioceses, according to a report here. Membership in the church’s domestic dioceses in 2009 was 2,006,343, showing a decrease of 54,436 in 2010.